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Job Title: Young People’s Counsellor, based in school
Pay: £25,365 pro-rata
Hours: 28 hours fixed term till December 2020 (funding review in October/November 2020)
Accountable to: Assistant Senior Counsellor
Based: Perth
Closing Date: 15th March 2021

Please download Person Specification here.

The Organisation: Mindspace is a community based voluntary organisation committed to supporting and promoting the mental wellbeing of people in the Perth area. Mindspace is funded by NHS Tayside, Perth & Kinross Council, the Scottish Executive and donations. Mindspace’s objective is to promote mental wellbeing in a safe and supportive environment. Services are provided through Counselling, Recovery College and Peer Support.

Purpose of Role: To provide counselling in schools for young people aged 10-18 based in the locality’s
secondary school with some provision of counselling to year 6 and 7 pupils within the


  • Provide a professional counselling service to children and young people aged 10–18
  • Contribute to service development
  • Work within Mindspace’s policies and procedures
  • Liaise with the Senior Counsellor to ensure high standard of service delivery
  • Engage in regular external counselling supervision at a level consistent with BACP requirements
  • Maintain confidentiality and child protection appropriate to the school setting
  • Follow good practice and ethical guidelines as required by BACP
  • Maintain records of clients and hours worked, and provide appropriate statistical returns as required
  • Liaise as required with admin staff
  • Attend regular wellbeing meetings as required by the school
CV’s not accepted, please contact to receive an application form.