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Join our Counselling Team - Immediate Availability 

We have immediate availability for both experienced and newly qualified Counsellors and experienced self-employed Associate Counsellors to deliver a range of exciting new short-term pieces of work with us including evening, weekend and term time options:

  • Group therapy (open and closed) with adults
  • Adult counselling
  • Youth counselling in schools (age 11+)
  • Telephone assessments and tele-counselling
  • Digital counselling

Interviews begin 18th October – more dates to follow – apply now!

Job information and application forms at the links below. 

Roles are for 3, 4 or in some cases 5 days per week (21 – 35 hours). Whilst initially short-term contracts are offered (4-6 months duration) there may be opportunities to secure longer term roles from April 2020.

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're looking for:

  • A recognised Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling is essential
  • 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 application forms.

Counsellor - Job Description

Counsellor - Info / Fact sheet

Notes for Newly Qualified / Inexperienced Counselling Staff

Counsellor - Application Form

Counsellor - Application Form (Equality Monitoring Form)

*You must return both parts of the application form*

PLEASE NOTE: We are recruiting for this position on a rolling basis with immediate availability, so please don't delay in returning completed applications to 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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