Staff Counsellor - Occupational Health & Safety Services
Various sites

Job reference: 008130

Location: Various sites

Job closing date: 08/11/2019

Job posted date: 25/10/2019

Salary: Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Occupational Health & Safety Services

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

This is a Fixed - Term post for 6 months ( Full time and part time hours will be considered)

Provide confidential counselling to employees in NHS Lothian and employees of commercial clients of Lothian Occupational Health & Safety Services.

Provide counselling in accordance with NHS protocols, the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions and COSCA (Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland) Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice. Therefore applicants must be BACP Accredited Counsellors or equivalent (COSCA). Experience of time limited counselling is also necessary.

Fulfil service requirements in evaluating the Counselling Service for the staff of NHS Lothian in order to meet the objectives/specification of the Occupational Health & Safety Service and Medical Directorate of NHS Lothian.

The post holder should possess experience of short term / time limited counselling.

For informal enquiries please contact Gerard Murray (Interm Head of Counselling) on Tel:- 0131 536 1135 (Option 3) or via email:-

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 


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