Children and Young People's Counsellor - Glasgow

Scotland | Glasgow Hospice

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Scotland | Glasgow Hospice
Glasgow Hospice
Job function
Allied Health
AFC - Band 5

Contract: 2-years fixed term

Hours: 32 hours per week

Closing date: 20th October 2020

Interviews: 3rd November 2020

We are currently seeking to recruit a Children and Young Person’s Counsellor for the Glasgow Hospice. The role is varied and key responsibilities include the provision of specialist counselling to patients, carers, children and significant others using individual, group and family techniques as appropriate; working across the hospice and community setting. The successful candidate will also work alongside the adult bereavement service and provide counselling to adults as required. With the support from colleagues, responsibility will also be taken for the co-ordinating of referrals. This will include processing the registration of clients and initial contact to the family and overseeing client’s agreements, working closely to support volunteers, and supporting the Co Ordinator to develop the children’s service. The successful candidate will be expected to attend regular Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings and provide education and training to the wider hospice staff.

The successful candidate will join a supportive and forward-thinking team and have access to staff development and educational opportunities including appropriate clinical supervision.

For an informal chat about the role contact:  Gillian O’Donnell 0141 557 7463

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work.  We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

Marie Curie is committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.

This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory Enhanced PVG criminal record check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early.  Agencies need not apply.