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Join our Counselling Team

Counsellor Grade 5/5a (£24,500 - £29,000) pro rata / Associate rate £17.50-£20.00 p/h (placement dependent on experience and accreditation status)

Great benefits package including generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme, cash back health plan and life cover.

We recruit for counsellors on a rolling basis and hold regular pre recruitment evenings. If you would like us to consider an application from you please complete and submit the application form via link below.

If you meet the essential criteria detailed in the person specification contained within the job description you will be invited to a future recruitment evening to hear more about the roles we offer and our company.

Please note - By completing the application form you are consenting to us retaining your application form on file in order to contact you regarding future vacancies. If you would like to limit how long we retain your information please specify a timeline when you email us your application, otherwise it will be retained for up to 12 months and then confidentially disposed of.

We're looking for:

  • A recognised Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling is essential
  • You must be a member of the BACP (or suitable equivalent)
  • A valid driving licence and access to own vehicle is essential (this can be waived for limited roles)
  • Experience of counselling young people in a school environment is highly advantageous
  • Excellent IT skills and be comfortable with use of mobile technology

Ideally, you will also have:

  • Experience of delivering time limited, solution focused approaches (SSW; 4:8 model)
  • Demonstrable experience of working with a range of client types and presenting issues
  • Experience of recording comprehensive client progress and improvement data, preferably using CORE measurement tools and processes

Click on the links below for a full job description and an application form.

Counsellor - Job Description

Counsellor - Info / Fact sheet

Notes for Newly Qualified / Inexperienced Counselling Staff

Counsellor - Application Form

*You must complete an equality monitoring form. This can be done either digitally via the link at the end of the application form, or by downloading and completing the form available on our work with us page*

Return completed applications to hr@lifelink.org.uk or by post / hand to Lifelink, Suite 4 Melisa House, 3 Brand Place, Glasgow G51 1DR. 

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