CrossReach
CrossReach
At CrossReach we offer loving care to people of all ages who are in need of a helping hand, supporting them to live life to the full whatever their circumstances. We have been at the forefront of high quality social care for almost 150 years. During that time we have worked hard to understand the needs of the people who turn to us for help and with them have been at the forefront of pioneering services which have literally changed thousands of lives for the better. Today we are one of the largest care providers in Scotland, with experience across a broad range of services. We are still growing, learning and improving, thanks to the incredible people we have the privilege to support, and all those who support us.

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Top job! Head of Fundraising

  • Full time
  • £47,098
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th October 2020

The history of CrossReach stretches back 150 years to the formation of the Church of Scotland Committee on Christian Life and Work in 1869. Throughout this time CrossReach and its predecessor bodies have worked in communities all over Scotland and beyond, providing social care for those most in need. Over the years the services provided have been vast and varied, which have been adapted as time moves on to respond to the needs and requirements in current times.

In 2005 the name of the organisation was changed to CrossReach. The name Crossreach was chosen to convey the need and desire to reach out to people across Scotland who require support, all while making it clear that faith is the motivation for their work.

As mentioned, CrossReach offer a wide variety of services that are currently broken down into three key areas adults, older people, children and families. Within each key area there are various different support services available ranging from early years through to care homes, mental health support, creative art groups and everything in between. All services provided are working towards CrossReach’s overall mission which is ‘In Christs name we seek to support people to achieve the highest quality of life which they are capable of achieving at any given time’ while keeping in line with their ethos which is ‘We aim to show the practical side of our Christian faith by reflecting Christian love to those we support, through our leadership, management and working relationships’.

As the Head of Fundraising you will lead a significant expansion of the fundraising function and take the lead role in writing the fundraising strategy and supporting the team to deliver against all targets. You will also be part of the senior management team so strong strategic as well as operational acumen is required.

CrossReach aspires to grow its fundraised income so you will need to show that you have the skills, experience, tenacity and determination to succeed in this role while proving that you have overseen growth in voluntary income in a previous role. Experience in a similarly sized and complex organisation would be an advantage.

You will be CrossReach’s fundraising expert and will need to have the broad range of skills associated with a Head/Director of Fundraising role. This includes everything from creating the strategy, structure and skilled team required for successful fundraising as well as reaching new audiences, devising creative campaigns and writing compelling Cases for Support that engage and motivate donors. You will also be adept at managing a budget and producing fundraising reports for the CEO and Board.

This is a high profile role for a national charity which is greatly valued by those who benefit from its services. You will have the opportunity to make your mark by taking fundraising from a relatively low level to new heights.

All while demonstrating and sharing Christian love and support including sharing with others the leading of worship in accordance with CrossReach policy and by ensuring all staff meetings are opened with prayer and Bible reading.

It is important to note that as the work CrossReach do and their work in Christ’s name this job requires you to have a Christian faith and be able to work within and uphold our Christian Ethos (this is an ongoing occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010).

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Senior Counsellor

  • Part time
  • £27,266 – £28,625 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th February 2020

At CrossReach we’ve been providing a wide range of counselling services for over 30 years. Driven to provide cutting edge support to all people in need, we were the first organisation in Scotland to offer dedicated perinatal counselling and therapy for new parents and families. We offer support to those experiencing anxiety, depression, low self esteem or any other negative feelings experienced before or after having a baby.

As part of a restructure to meet increasing demands for mental wellbeing, this is an exciting opportunity to join our team to support the running of our perinatal service in Edinburgh. As a Senior Counsellor you will be responsible for maintaining and developing therapeutic support and overseeing the day to day management of the service. The role also offers you the chance to combine a clinical caseload with managing our team of volunteer counsellors while also contributing to this pioneering and developing family service.

We’re looking for a qualification at Diploma level in Counselling/Art Therapy and ideally a qualification in Training and Clinical Supervision. Registered with a professional body such as COSCA, BACP or BAAT, with significant post qualifying practice hours, you will also need to be a strong self-motivator able to work to a broad remit where priorities can change on a daily basis.

As part of our CrossReach Counselling Services, you’ll enjoy a supportive team environment and a breadth of development opportunities. We also offer an excellent benefits package including an employer contributory pension and a generous holiday allowance.

What’s more, you will be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we offer quality care and counselling to a wide range of people in need. But the real story of CrossReach is the work that our staff do: reaching out and making a real difference to the lives of others. If you’d like to join them, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Managing Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £34,257
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th February 2020

At CrossReach we’ve been providing a wide range of counselling services for over 30 years. Driven to provide cutting edge support to all people in need, our counselling services are open to all ages from young to old, families and couples, covering everything from relationships and mental health to addiction.

At the Tom Allan Centre, we offer a one-to-one counselling service to individuals, families and young people in a safe and confidential environment. As part of a restructure to meet increasing demands for mental wellbeing, we have an exciting new opportunity for the post of Managing Coordinator, based in Glasgow, but with responsibility for the overall development and management of the Counselling Services across the West and North regions. Your role will provide the necessary leadership to ensure that each Service delivers and evolves an effective, high quality service that meets client needs while also maintaining a small client caseload to develop and maintain your professional skills.

We’re looking for a qualification at Diploma level in Counselling/Art Therapy and ideally a qualification in Training and Clinical Supervision This role requires experience in clinical supervision, managing and developing services and staff along with the need to be a strong self-motivator able to work to a broad remit where priorities can change on a daily basis.

As part of our CrossReach Counselling Services, you’ll enjoy a supportive team environment and a breadth of development opportunities. We also offer an excellent benefits package including an employer contributory pension and a generous holiday allowance.

What’s more, you will be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we offer quality care and counselling to a wide range of people in need. But the real story of CrossReach is the work that our staff do: reaching out and making a real difference to the lives of others. If you’d like to join them, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Perinatal Mental Health Crèche Manager

  • Part time
  • £25,713 – £27,266 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th February 2020

At CrossReach we’ve been providing a wide range of counselling services for over 30 years. Our perinatal service provides counselling and therapy to families and new and expectant parents, offering support to those experiencing anxiety, depression, low self esteem or any other negative feelings before or after having a baby. We also provide crèche facilities where service users can safely leave babies and children under the age of 5, for up to two hours while attending appointments.

As part of a restructure to meet increasing demands for mental wellbeing, we are delighted to advertise an exciting Perinatal Crèche Manager post within our central Edinburgh Counselling Service. You will be responsible for the provision and management of safe and creative crèches for babies and toddlers across the main site and community hub developments in the Edinburgh and Lothian area, ensuring they are achieving the highest professional standards of social care practice and meeting regulatory requirements.

This role would suit an experienced Nursery/Crèche Manager, who is now looking to further develop their existing skills and experience around mental health and in wellbeing support. Similarly, we would welcome applications from suitably qualified Nursery Workers who now seek a progression opportunity with an employer who is both supportive and fully committed to investing in Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

This role requires you to be registered with a professional body, for example the SSSC or GTC, be qualified at SCQF level 9 or above in childhood practice and have a good knowledge of the Curriculum for Excellence and Birth to Three Curriculum. You should have significant post-qualification practical experience and some experience managing, supervising and developing staff to achieve their aspirations and therefore understand the challenges and rewards that this will add to the role.

A key part of this role will involve working with parents and children in distress across multi-disciplinary teams, therefore experience in this area would be advantageous. However, we are fully committed to further supporting the successful candidate in developing their skills in this area if required.

As part of our CrossReach Counselling Services, you’ll enjoy a supportive team environment and a breadth of development opportunities. We also offer an excellent benefits package including an employer contributory pension and a generous holiday allowance.

What’s more, you will be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we offer quality care and counselling to a wide range of people in need. But the real story of CrossReach is the work that our staff do: reaching out and making a real difference to the lives of others. If you’d like to join them, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Clinical Manager

  • Full time or Part time
  • £30,408 – £33,153
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th February 2020

At CrossReach we’ve been providing a wide range of counselling services for over 30 years. Driven to provide cutting edge support to all people in need, our counselling services are open to all ages from young to old, families and couples, covering everything from relationships and mental health to addiction.

At the Tom Allan Centre, we offer a one-to-one counselling service to individuals, families and young people in a safe and confidential environment. As part of a restructure to meet increasing demands for mental wellbeing, we have an exciting new opportunity for the post of Clinical Manager, responsible for overall clinical management and development of the service in Glasgow. This role provides you with the chance to lead a therapeutic team and evolve an effective and high quality service that meets client needs while maintaining a small client caseload to develop and maintain your professional Skills.

We’re looking for a qualification at Diploma level in Counselling/Art Therapy and ideally a qualification in Training and Clinical Supervision. You will also need to be a strong self-motivator able to work to a broad remit where priorities can change on a daily basis.

As part of our CrossReach Counselling Services, you’ll enjoy a supportive team environment and a breadth of development opportunities. We also offer an excellent benefits package including an employer contributory pension and a generous holiday allowance.

What’s more, you will be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we offer quality care and counselling to a wide range of people in need. But the real story of CrossReach is the work that our staff do: reaching out and making a real difference to the lives of others. If you’d like to join them, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Care Worker (Morlich House)

  • Part time
  • £18,360 – £18,602 pro-rata
  • Morlich House, Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th March 2020

“Today we relived yesterday - together.”

Sarah doesn’t have any family, but she doesn’t feel alone. We spent some time this morning leafing through her old photo albums and laughing together at how times have changed. A career at CrossReach is rewarding in so many ways.

• Choose from a range of shifts

• Full training provided

• Supportive team environment

• Generous benefits package

• Employer contributory pension

• Living wage salary

• Support to gain professional qualifications

• Career development opportunities

Join us as a Care Worker at Morlich House in Edinburgh and you’ll be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we believe that with the right support, at the right time, every life can be fulfilling. And it’s our staff that make it happen, reaching out and making a difference to the lives of others, every day.

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Care Team Supervisor (Cameron House)

  • Full time
  • £22,479 – £23,209
  • Cameron House, Inverness
  • Closing 15th March 2020

“Today I gave Morag dignity.”

Morag’s had dementia for ten years. Sometimes she doesn’t remember where she is or the day of the week. Today I helped her get out of bed, get dressed and ready for the day. She gave me a hug. A career at CrossReach is rewarding in so many ways.

• Choose from a range of shifts

• Supportive team environment

• Generous benefits package

• Employer contributory pension

• Living wage salary

• Small staff to service user ratios

• Support to gain professional qualifications

• Career development opportunities

Join us as a Care Team Supervisor at Cameron House in Inverness and you’ll be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we believe that with the right support, at the right time, every life can be fulfilling. And it’s our staff that make it happen, reaching out and making a difference to the lives of others, every day.

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Night Care Team Supervisor (The Elms)

  • Full time
  • £22,479 – £23,209
  • The Elms, Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th March 2020

“Today I gave Morag dignity.”

Morag’s had dementia for ten years. Sometimes she doesn’t remember where she is or the day of the week. Today I helped her brush her teeth, change into her nightie and get ready for bed. She gave me a hug. A career at CrossReach is rewarding in so many ways.

• Choose from a range of shifts

• Supportive team environment

• Generous benefits package

• Employer contributory pension

• Living wage salary

• Small staff to service user ratios

• Support to gain professional qualifications

• Career development opportunities

Join us as a Night Care Team Supervisor at The Elms in Edinburgh and you’ll be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we believe that with the right support, at the right time, every life can be fulfilling. And it’s our staff that make it happen, reaching out and making a difference to the lives of others, every day.

We are also recruiting for Care Worker positions. To find out more about our exciting opportunities visit crossreach.org.uk/careers or call 0131 447 4924.

This post is subject to an Occupational Requirement under the Equality Act 2010. This post is subject to PVG Membership.

Closing date: 15th March 2020.

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Care Worker (Adams House)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,360 – £18,602
  • Adams House, Elderslie
  • Closing 15th March 2020

“Today I gave Morag dignity.”

Morag’s had dementia for ten years. Sometimes she doesn’t remember where she is or the day of the week. Today I helped her get out of bed, get dressed and ready for the day. She gave me a hug. A career at CrossReach is rewarding in so many ways.

• Choose from a range of shifts

• Full training provided

• Supportive team environment

• Generous benefits package

• Employer contributory pension

• Living wage salary

• Support to gain professional qualifications

• Career development opportunities

Join us as a Care Worker at Adams House in Johnstone and you’ll be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we believe that with the right support, at the right time, every life can be fulfilling. And it’s our staff that make it happen, reaching out and making a difference to the lives of others, every day.

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Night Care Worker (Cumnor Hall)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Cumnor Hall, Ayr
  • Closing 15th March 2020

“Today I gave Morag dignity.”

Morag’s had dementia for ten years. Sometimes she doesn’t remember where she is or the day of the week. Today I helped her brush her teeth, change into her nightie and get ready for bed. She gave me a hug. A career at CrossReach is rewarding in so many ways.

• Choose from a range of shifts

• Full training provided

• Supportive team environment

• Generous benefits package

• Employer contributory pension

• Living wage salary

• Support to gain professional qualifications

• Career development opportunities

Join us as a Night Care Worker at Cumnor Hall in Ayr and you’ll be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we believe that with the right support, at the right time, every life can be fulfilling. And it’s our staff that make it happen, reaching out and making a difference to the lives of others, every day.

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Care Worker (Clashfarquhar)

  • Part time
  • £18,360 – £18,602 pro-rata
  • Clashfarquhar, Stonehaven
  • Closing 15th March 2020

“Today we relived yesterday - together.”

Sarah doesn’t have any family, but she doesn’t feel alone. We spent some time this morning leafing through her old photo albums and laughing together at how times have changed. A career at CrossReach is rewarding in so many ways.

• Choose from a range of shifts

• Full training provided

• Supportive team environment

• Generous benefits package

• Employer contributory pension

• Living wage salary

• Support to gain professional qualifications

• Career development opportunities

Join us as a Care Worker at Clashfarquhar in Stonehaven and you’ll be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we believe that with the right support, at the right time, every life can be fulfilling. And it’s our staff that make it happen, reaching out and making a difference to the lives of others, every day.

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Night Care Worker (Bellfield)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Bellfield, Banchory
  • Closing 15th March 2020

“Today I helped Pete feel at home”

Pete’s not that different to you or I - he likes music, books and walking in the garden. I made him smile when I gave him two of his favourite biscuits with his night time drink. A career at CrossReach is rewarding in so many ways.

• Choose from a range of shifts

• Full training provided

• Supportive team environment

• Generous benefits package

• Employer contributory pension

• Living wage salary

• Support to gain professional qualifications

• Career development opportunities

Join us as a Night Care Worker at Bellfield in Banchory and you’ll be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we believe that with the right support, at the right time, every life can be fulfilling. And it’s our staff that make it happen, reaching out and making a difference to the lives of others, every day.

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Night Care Worker (Oversteps)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Oversteps, Dornoch
  • Closing 15th March 2020

“Today I helped Pete feel at home”

Pete’s not that different to you or I - he likes music, books and walking in the garden. I made him smile when I gave him two of his favourite biscuits with his night time drink. A career at CrossReach is rewarding in so many ways.

• Choose from a range of shifts

• Full training provided

• Supportive team environment

• Generous benefits package

• Employer contributory pension

• Living wage salary

• Support to gain professional qualifications

• Career development opportunities

Join us as a Night Care Worker at Oversteps in Dornoch and you’ll be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we believe that with the right support, at the right time, every life can be fulfilling. And it’s our staff that make it happen, reaching out and making a difference to the lives of others, every day.

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Night Care Team Supervisor (Budhmor House)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,479 – £23,209
  • Budhmor House, Skye
  • Closing 15th March 2020

“Today I helped Pete feel at home”

Pete’s not that different to you or I - he likes music, books and walking in the garden. I made him smile when I gave him two of his favourite biscuits with his night time drink. A career at CrossReach is rewarding in so many ways.

• Choose from a range of shifts

• Supportive team environment

• Generous benefits package

• Employer contributory pension

• Living wage salary

• Small staff to service user ratios

• Support to gain professional qualifications

• Career development opportunities

Join us as a Night Care Team Supervisor at Budhmor in Portree, Skye and you’ll be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we believe that with the right support, at the right time, every life can be fulfilling. And it’s our staff that make it happen, reaching out and making a difference to the lives of others, every day.

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Children’s Worker (Sunflower Gardens)

  • Part time
  • £23,210 – £25,713 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th March 2020

Are you looking for a rewarding career that gives you flexibility and a real sense of a job well done?

Working within a supportive team providing support across the city for families affected by drug and alcohol use could be for you.

At Sunflower Gardens we recognise that every child and young person is different and our multi-disciplinary team offers a range of services through a family outreach service, individual counselling and art therapy and Group work for children affected by parental alcohol use.

You will need to be qualified to Degree level in Social Work, Health, Education, Art/Play Therapy or equivalent or to diploma level in Counselling. You will also need a full driving licence and access to a vehicle in order to provide one to one support in the outreach service. In return, you can look forward to ongoing training and development - not only so you can do a great job, but to help you build your career with us too.

This work can be challenging as well as fulfilling. As an organisation your wellbeing is important to us. We have benefits package which includes a generous pension.

What’s more, you will be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we offer quality care and counselling to a wide range of people in need. But the real story of CrossReach is the work that our staff do: reaching out and making a real difference to the lives of others. If you’d like to join them, we look forward to hearing from you.

This is a temporary post up to 31 March 2021.

The hours of work for this post is either for 18.50 hours (2.5 days) per week or 26.00 hours (3.5 days) per week. This is dependent on funding and will be discussed further at interview. Days of the week to be worked are flexible but will include a Wednesday.

As we do our work in Christ’s name you must be respectful of our Christian Ethos and be able to work within it. This post is subject to PVG Membership.

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Senior Counsellor (Sunflower Gardens)

  • Part time
  • £27,266 – £28,625 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th March 2020

Are you looking for a rewarding career that gives you flexibility and a real sense of a job well done?

Working within a supportive team providing support across the city for families affected by drug and alcohol use could be for you.

At Sunflower Gardens we recognise that every child and young person is different and our multi-disciplinary team offers a range of services through a family outreach service, individual counselling and art therapy and Group work for children affected by parental alcohol use.

As a Senior Counsellor, together with the Clinical Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing counselling, therapy and support service a oversee the day to day management of the service.

What do I need?

A qualification at Diploma level in Counselling/Art Therapy and ideally a qualification in Training and Clinical Supervision. To do this role you will also need to be a strong self motivator and be able to work to a broad remit where priorities can change on a daily basis. You will also be required to register with a professional body for example the SSSC.

The days to be worked per week are to be confirmed but will include a Wednesday.

What’s more, you will be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we offer quality care and counselling to a wide range of people in need. But the real story of CrossReach is the work that our staff do: reaching out and making a real difference to the lives of others. If you’d like to join them, we look forward to hearing from you.

This post is subject to an Occupational Requirement under the Equality Act 2010 and subject to PVG membership.

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HR Business Partner Children & Families and Adult Care

  • Full time
  • £44,612
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th March 2020

Be part of our professional, people focused team where colleagues have shared values and what you do has a genuine impact on the people who use our services.

CrossReach is committed to supporting staff to deliver the best possible service. We will nurture your talents, train, support and upskill you to do your job and help you to reach your full potential. You can feel reassured that you are working for a highly respected, and caring organisation, with a 150 year history.

Our values, based on Christian principles are at the heart of what we do. If you want to work in a corporate environment where colleagues share your values then apply now to join our team knowing that not only will you enjoy real job satisfaction and a good benefits package but the role you undertake will have a real impact on the lives of people who use our services.

What’s more, you will be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we offer quality care and counselling to a wide range of people in need. But the real story of CrossReach is the work that our staff do: reaching out and making a real difference to the lives of others. If you’d like to join them, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Clinical Manager

  • Full time or Part time
  • £30,408 – £33,153
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th April 2020

Help to support the vulnerable in your local community. During this COVID 19 pandemic we urgently need staff to support our service users. Apply now to get your telephone interview.

At CrossReach we’ve been providing a wide range of counselling services for over 30 years. Driven to provide cutting edge support to all people in need, our counselling services are open to all ages from young to old, families and couples, covering everything from relationships and mental health to addiction.

At the Tom Allan Centre, we offer a one-to-one counselling service to individuals, families and young people in a safe and confidential environment. As part of a restructure to meet increasing demands for mental wellbeing, we have an exciting new opportunity for the post of Clinical Manager, responsible for overall clinical management and development of the service in Glasgow. This role provides you with the chance to lead a therapeutic team and evolve an effective and high quality service that meets client needs while maintaining a small client caseload to develop and maintain your professional Skills.

We’re looking for a qualification at Diploma level in Counselling/Art Therapy and ideally a qualification in Training and Clinical Supervision. You will also need to be a strong self-motivator able to work to a broad remit where priorities can change on a daily basis.

As part of our CrossReach Counselling Services, you’ll enjoy a supportive team environment and a breadth of development opportunities. We also offer an excellent benefits package including an employer contributory pension and a generous holiday allowance.

What’s more, you will be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations.

At CrossReach, we offer quality care and counselling to a wide range of people in need. But the real story of CrossReach is the work that our staff do: reaching out and making a real difference to the lives of others. If you’d like to join them, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Perinatal Services Senior Counsellor

  • Part time
  • £28,084 – £29,484 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th October 2020

CrossReach Perinatal Service offer perinatal counselling and therapy to families and new and expectant parents. We offer support to those experiencing anxiety, depression, loss of confidence or any other disturbing feelings before or after having a baby . We offer the use of our CI registered crèche where service users can safely leave pre-school age children for up to two hours while attending their appointment.

You must be prepared to work from home and at our Edinburgh city centre premises on Queen Street and Palmerston Place. At the current time, we are operating primarily online and over the phone with some limited practice possibly starting in our city centre premises imminently.

This is also an exciting opportunity to collaborate closely with four additional CrossReach Counselling Services based in the East of Scotland (Sunflower Garden, CrossReach Counselling: Lothians, Simpson House Counselling & Recovery and Confidential Connexions) as we grow and innovate to quickly reach as many service-users as possible.

As the Perinatal Service Senior Counsellor you will carry a small client caseload yourself (three clients at most), will be responsible for overseeing a team of counsellors carrying their own caseloads and, depending on your skillset, will also, ideally, be involved in training delivery and clinical supervision. Knowledge and experience of the perinatal field and/or working with families is desirable although not essential. It will be necessary for you to be a strong self-motivator and be able to work to a broad remit where priorities can change on a daily basis.

Main Function

Working within CrossReach Counselling Perinatal Services, you will work as part of a holistic team to deliver a service that ensures that the needs of our clients are fully met. You will be expected to assist in the development of a high quality counselling, therapy and support service and work to the highest professional standards of COSCA, BACP or BAAT and ensuring that the aims and objectives of CrossReach Perinatal Counselling Services are met.

You will promote a therapeutic environment and ensure that our services reflect CrossReach's Christian ethos and mission statement.

Main Duties

· Hold specific responsibilities for the day-to-day operation of the service and to hold clinical responsibility in relation to referral assessment and allocation of clients.

· Manage the clinical aspects of the client waiting list and referrals to the service. To take a lead role in assessing new referrals into the service, conducting initial assessments and allocating clients to counselling staff and volunteers, and to hold a small client caseload.

· Contribute to developing policies and procedures and work within the policies procedures and guidelines set down by CrossReach including human resources policies, health and safety guidelines, and child protection guidelines.

· Participate in recruitment, selection, induction and training of a multi-disciplinary team including volunteer counsellors, supervisors, therapists, crèche and fundraising volunteers. Co-ordinate PVG Disclosure applications and act as counter-signatory.

· Provide clinical and management supervision for staff and volunteers as appropriate and liaise with other professionals around safeguarding issues for adults and children.

· To assist in developing expertise and links within the field of infant mental health.

· Contribute to the development and delivery of training and personal growth opportunities for volunteers within the Centre.

· Assist the service manager to promote fundraising, publicity, social media and training and education in the area of perinatal mental health.

· Together with the service manager, monitor standards required to maintain COSCA Service Recognition and work within the ethical framework laid down by COSCA and BACP/BAAT.

· Liaise with relevant professional, statutory and voluntary organisations as required.

· Any other duties as requested by the Clinical Manager.

· To demonstrate and share Christian love and support including sharing with others the leading of worship in accordance with CrossReach policy and by ensuring all staff meetings are opened with prayer and Bible reading.

Qualifications

Essential: Diploma in Counselling/Art Therapy

Desirable: Qualification in Training & Clinical Supervision

Personal

The post holder must have the ability to be a strong self motivator and be able to work to a broad remit, where changing priorities can be a daily occurrence.

As we do our work in Christ's name the job you have applied for requires you to have a Christian faith and be able to work within and uphold our Christian Ethos (this is an ongoing occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010).

This post requires you to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and undertake the necessary vetting checks.

Skills and Abilities

Essential:

· Significant post qualifying practice hours.

· Experience in clinical supervision.

· Good communication and team working skills.

· Basic computer literacy skills including use of Microsoft Office and the internet.

Desirable:

· Experience in delivering training, and managing staff and volunteers.

· Experience of working with mothers and children, and being able to work across a multi-disciplinary team.

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Top job! Head of Service - Counselling Children & Family Services

  • Full time
  • £47,098
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th October 2020

At CrossReach we're a charitable organisation that puts people at the heart of everything we do. From caring for older people, children and families and the homeless to supporting those with learning disabilities, we've been delivering innovative social care for 150 years. And as one of Scotland's largest social care providers, we have 65 services and 1,800 employees across the country.

As a member of our Corporate Services team you'll be helping some of the most vulnerable people in our society live safer, fuller and happier lives. Our values driven culture means we are accepting, respectful and compassionate to both our service users and employees. So, join us and you'll be part of a professional environment with a range of development opportunities and a generous benefits package. It's a career that will enhance both your life and the lives of vulnerable people across Scotland.

Main Function

This post will have a support function for the generic and specialist counselling services and the prison visitors centres, however the focus can change as services change or develop.

Main Duties

The head of service will work to all the duties of the role as specified below:

· To understand and be involved in the development of the strategic direction of the organisation.

· To work in partnership with the business partner to determine ways of supporting and developing services.

· To be responsible for the overall management and co-ordination of specialist services with direct managerial responsibility for service managers .

· To ensure the effective management of all services by a regular plan of visits.

· To ensure that all services meet relevant legislative requirement and Crossreach policies and procedures.

· To ensure that services are working within the principles of GIRFEC, and support appropriate training and workforce development in that regard.

· To ensure through effective monitoring that all services meet the practice standards laid down by Crossreach and offer the highest standards of care to service users.

· To have budgetary responsibility for services to liaise with finance business partner on the preparation monitoring and control of budgets and be accountable to the director for overall budget performance.

· To develop and maintain an effective network of relationships with all key stakeholders relevant for to the specialist area (e.g. voluntary, statutory, private sectors, local and wider church).

· To be involved in business and planning meetings in partnership with the business partner and negotiate with key stakeholders and support staff to ensure agreed outcomes and timescales are achieved.

· To initiate and contribute to the development and review of Crossreach's policies and procedures relating to the specialist area.

· To monitor reports received from inspection units and other bodies ensuring that if appropriate the recommendations of the reports are acted upon and that the director is appropriately briefed.

· To identify opportunities for developing new services, identifying needs which can be met and liaise with the director.

· To ensure that services are effectively promoted.

· To identify and pursue alternative forms of funding for services in liaison with director and business partner.

· To monitor the quality of services and take appropriate action to ensure that quality standards are met updating director as required.

· To ensure that identified targets are met.

· To work to relevant guidelines for external management as laid out by care inspectorate or Scottish government.

GENERAL DUTIES

To undertake duties in relation to Crossreach policies and procedures such as complaints, discipline & grievance, health & safety and safeguarding as required .

To prepare and present reports for the Council Committees, CMT and SMT as requested by the CEO or Director.

To effectively manage your area of responsibility ensuring that regular meetings, supervision and appraisal are in place.

To be a member of the senior management team, undertaking relevant tasks and responsibilities within and on behalf of the group.

To undertake speaking engagements on behalf of Crossreach .

To promote health & safety awareness and compliance throughout the area of responsibility.

To undertake such other duties as may be required by the Director.

To demonstrate and share Christian love and support including sharing with others the leading of worship in accordance with CrossReach policy and by ensuring all staff meetings are opened with prayer and Bible reading.

Qualifications

A recognised nursing, social work, counselling, psychology or equivalent qualification.

A full driving licence and the ability to work across Scotland as required.

Personal

As we do our work in Christ's name the job you have applied for requires you to have a Christian faith and be able to work within and uphold our Christian Ethos. This is an Occupational Requirement under Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010.

Membership of Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme

Skills and Abilities

Essential:

Postholder must possess basic computer literacy skills including use of Microsoft Office and the internet.

Experience of managing and developing staff.

Experience of managing and developing services.

Experience of prioritising work and autonomous working.

Experience of creative problem solving and use of initiative.

Effective communication both verbal and written with the ability to persuade and influence others.

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Counselling Training Manager

  • Part time
  • £30,228 – £33,933 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th October 2020

CrossReach Counselling provides a wide range of therapeutic support and counselling for individuals or couples. Anyone can contact us for therapeutic support for any life challenge they may be facing. We also have specialist expertise in working with children and young people, those affected by substance use and with those expecting a baby or with an infant up to two years old. Support is delivered from our premises across Scotland as well as over the phone and online.

As the national Counselling Training Manager you will ensure all staff, volunteers and external participants are trained to the highest clinical standards relating to counselling, mental health and wellbeing. The main focus will be on creating and managing a team to deliver professional, ethical and quality driven programmes including COSCA recognised training in Counselling Skills, Counselling Supervision and Counselling.

What do I need? A qualification at post graduate diploma level in counselling or psychotherapy plus a training and development qualification. To do this role you will also need experience in developing and delivering high quality training and experience in conducting training needs analysis and sourcing or creating training. You will also need to be able to work to a broad remit where priorities can change on a daily basis.

Main Function

Working across our national counselling services, ensure that all staff, volunteers and external participants are trained to the highest clinical standards relating to counselling, mental health and wellbeing.

The main focus will be on creating and managing a team to deliver professional, ethical and quality driven programmes including COSCA recognised training in Counselling Skills, Counselling Supervision and Counselling.

Children & Young People and be able to personally assist in the delivery of these training programmes.

Contribute to raising the profile of CrossReach's services. This will involve developing and maintaining a network of relevant third-party organisations that may benefit from our expertise and partnership working.

Hold a national budget and generate sustainable income by creating and delivering bespoke training programmes that are continually reviewed for effectiveness.

Main Duties

· Nurture mutually beneficial relationships, both internal and with third party organisations, that will support future income generation by developing and delivering high quality and bespoke training courses suited to their particular need.

· Optimise the utilisation of resources (people and locations) to achieve the most financially viable training delivery within agreed budget.

· Create and document minimum regulatory qualification and training standards required for each role by using clinical expertise in Counselling and knowledge in Training and Development.

· Liaising with the appropriate external validator(s), ensure all relevant training courses are accurately monitored, recorded and meet all criteria for internal and external validation,

· Create skills and training matrices that both adhere to minimum standards, and support CPD and career progression from existing training resources.

· Liaising with the appropriate external validator(s) to ensure all relevant training courses are accurately monitored, recorded and meet all criteria for internal and external validation,

· Conduct regular training needs analysis that outlines training gaps and highlights training requirements for existing staff and volunteers.

· Develop and deliver relevant additional training courses that currently fall outside of the basic training provision offered by CrossReach L&D team (with necessary administrative support), whilst continually adding and updating matrices for CPD and compliance.

· Work with the wider management team to ensure the adequate supply of appropriately skilled and qualified trainers, responding to changing pressures and requirements in a flexible manner.

· Investigate availability, suitability and cost effectiveness of replicating training or sourcing additional training in different geographical areas, that supports industry best practice and CrossReach's reputation for providing high quality training

· Create and submit detailed business cases that clearly articulate the opportunity of the change or investment. This will be done by using appropriate methods and media that suit the audience.

· Develop and maintain a network of appropriate third party, external organisations in order to share experiences, maximise income and learn from best practice.

· Working in collaboration with the Counselling Administrative teams, ensure that all training materials are produced and issued on time, and in a way that enhances the reputation of CrossReach C&F training.

· Acting as the CrossReach point of contact for the independent trainers, manage the relationship with the trainers to ensure they engage and provide the best service to CrossReach and their end clients.

· Working with the Clinical Management Team, review and evaluate the delivery of training to ensure it remains appropriate and that opportunities for enhancements and/or new training are capitalised on.

· Ensure that the necessary information is collated and maintained to support existing funding and new funding opportunities.

· Demonstrate and share Christian love and support, including sharing with others the leading of worship in accordance with CrossReach policy and by ensuring all staff meetings are opened with prayer and Bible reading.

Qualifications

Essential:

· Minimum of post graduate diploma level qualification in counselling or psychotherapy

· Membership of relevant professional body such as COSCA/BACP/BAAT/UKCP that fulfils the criteria for PSA registration.

· Training and Development qualification

· COSCA Trainer Accreditation at Diploma Level or the ability to acquire*

*Please refer to the Cosca Accreditation Guidelines if required before you apply

Personal

As we do our work in Christ's name this role requires you to have a Christian faith and be able to work within and uphold our Christian Ethos (this is an ongoing occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010.

You will be required to hold a membership of Disclosure Scotland (Protection Vulnerable Group).

Skills and Abilities

Essential:

· Significant post qualifying Counselling practice hours

· Experience of Clinical Supervision

· Proven experience of developing & delivering high quality training

· Extensive experience conducting training needs analysis and sourcing or creating training to fill skills gaps

· Experience in keeping training records for regulatory and compliance purposes

· Confident working with third parties to promote existing training packages.

· Demonstrable experience of wider networking in order to seek out opportunities that may generate income

Management skills

· Excellent communicator and influencer

· Excellent organisation and planning skills

· Self-motivated

· Judgement/Creative/Critical Thinking

· IT - competent in use of software packages.

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Part Time Children’s Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,906 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th October 2020

Are you looking for a rewarding career that gives you flexibility and a real sense of a job well done? If so, working within a supportive team providing support across the city for families affected by drug and alcohol use could be for you. At Sunflower Gardens we recognise that every child and young person is different and our multi-disciplinary team offers a range of services through a family outreach service, individual counselling and art therapy and group work for children affected by parental alcohol use.

You will need to be qualified to Degree level in Social Work, Health, Education, Art/Play Therapy or equivalent or to diploma level in Counselling. You will also need a full driving licence and access to a vehicle in order to provide one to one support in the outreach service. In return, you can look forward to ongoing training and development - not only so you can do a great job, but to help you build your career with us too.

This work can be challenging as well as fulfilling. As an organisation your wellbeing is important to us and we offer a benefits package which includes a generous pension.

This is a temporary post up to 31 March 2022.

The hours of work for this post are 19.00 per week and will include Wednesday morning. The days of the week for the remaining hours to be worked are flexible and will be discussed further at interview.

Salary is pro rata of 38.5 hours per week.

Main Function

To work as part of a team offering a free comprehensive and confidential service to children affected by drug and alcohol use in their families.

To work with colleagues to constantly increase the effectiveness and quality of the service delivered.

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