Our new S.M.I.L.E Counselling Team Leader will lead and support the successful delivery and evaluation of our high-quality therapeutic counselling and support services, following the S.M.I.L.E Counselling service delivery framework and in line with BACP/COSCA (or equivalent) ethical frameworks and codes of practice. If you are not a member of BACP/COSCA you must be willing to complete the BACP proficiency.
This post involves delivering a counselling service across a number of Primary and High schools in West Lothian. The service is a bespoke service for young people 11-24 and will cater to the client needs. The post holder will also be expected to maintain supporting systems for the counselling service, including confidential record keeping, recording and producing statistical information, and evaluating the counselling within an outcome based framework
It is anticipated the post holder will primarily concentrate on delivering counselling to young people but will also provide some awareness raising training with staff.