MYPAS
MYPAS

Charity registered in Scotland SC029543

Midlothian Young Peoples Advice Service (MYPAS) promotes the health and wellbeing of young people across Midlothian and currently focuses on working in the areas of sexual health, mental health and substance use. MYPAS is a community-based organisation with charitable status.


Current vacancies

School Counsellors (x 2.5 full time equivalent posts)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £30,473 – £32,260
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 9th August 2021

Midlothian Young Peoples Advice Service (MYPAS) promotes the health and wellbeing of young people across East Lothian and Midlothian and currently focuses on working in the areas of mental health and substance use. MYPAS is a community-based organisation with charitable status and based in Dalkeith.

The postholders will be responsible for providing counselling with children and young people aged 10-18 attending school or living within Midlothian. The postholders will deliver, evaluate and report on the School Counselling service within the specific geographical location comprising several primary schools and usually one associated High School.

Qualified to MSc/Diploma level in a counselling therapeutic discipline, a member of a recognised professional body (e.g. BACP, COSCA) and have experience of working with children and young people, you will also be committed to delivering a service according to best practice and within community settings.

The postholders will work within a multi-disciplinary environment, working effectively with other agencies, especially schools, in partnership settings.

MYPAS has successfully delivered the pilot project and subsequently won a competitive tender to continue delivery of school counselling in Midlothian on behalf of the local authority. Contracts will be offered for the term of the current contract, currently 2 years and may be extended, depending on the success of future procurement processes.

Full-time applications are preferred but part-time work may be considered for these positions depending on service deployment considerations. In addition to two full-time positions, there is one post offered at 17.5 hours a week.

These posts will require regular evening and occasional weekend work.

Special conditions:

• The post is funded for a fixed term of 2 years (continuation dependent on securing further funding)

• The posts will involve regular evening and occasional weekend working.

• You must be able to travel across Midlothian.

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Family Counsellor (Young People) Midlothian

  • Part time
  • £30,473 – £32,260 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 9th August 2021

MYPAS promotes the health and wellbeing of young people across East Lothian and Midlothian and currently focuses on working in the areas of mental health and substance use. MYPAS is a community-based organisation with charitable status and based in Dalkeith, Midlothian.

The postholder will be responsible for providing Family Counselling with young people aged 12-18, and their families, within a holistic service.

Qualified to Diploma level (or equivalent) in a counselling therapeutic discipline, a member of a recognised professional body (BACP/UKCP/ NCS/BPS/AFT (Association for Family Practice and Systemic Practice) and have experience of working both with young people and also with families, you will also be committed to delivering a service according to best practice and within community settings.

The postholder will work within a multi-disciplinary service and work effectively with other agencies in partnership settings. Contributing to the wider MYPAS service, the postholder will ensure that young people are worked with using a holistic approach through effectively linking the work of the Therapies team with other areas of MYPAS’ work as well as that of partner organisations.

This post may require evening and occasional weekend work.

Special conditions:

• Contract until September 2022 (continuation dependent on MYPAS securing further funding).

• The post may involve regular evening and occasional weekend working.

• This post is funded by the Midlothian Community Mental Health & Wellbeing Supports & Services Framework

• You must be able to travel across Midlothian.

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Family Counsellor (Young People) East Lothian

  • Full time
  • £30,473 – £32,260
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 9th August 2021

MYPAS promotes the health and wellbeing of young people across East Lothian and Midlothian and currently focuses on working in the areas of mental health and substance use. MYPAS is a community-based organisation with charitable status and based in Dalkeith, Midlothian.

The postholder will be responsible for providing Family Counselling with young people aged 12-18, and their families, within a holistic service.

Qualified to Diploma level (or equivalent) in a counselling therapeutic discipline, a member of a recognised professional body (BACP/UKCP/ NCS/BPS/AFT (Association for Family Practice and Systemic Practice) and have experience of working both with young people and also with families, you will also be committed to delivering a service according to best practice and within community settings.

The postholder will work within a multi-disciplinary service and work effectively with other agencies in partnership settings. Contributing to the wider MYPAS service, the postholder will ensure that young people are worked with using a holistic approach through effectively linking the work of the Therapies team with other areas of MYPAS’ work as well as that of partner organisations.

This post may require evening and occasional weekend work.

Special conditions:

· Contract until September 2022 (continuation dependent on MYPAS securing further funding).

· The post may involve regular evening and occasional weekend working.

· This post is funded by East Lothian Council on an initial one year pilot basis

· You must be able to travel across East Lothian.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Family Counsellor (Young People)

  • Part time
  • £30,473 – £32,260 pro-rata
  • Dalkeith with travel across Midlothian
  • Closing 31st May 2021

MYPAS promotes the health and wellbeing of young people across East Lothian and Midlothian and currently focuses on working in the areas of mental health and substance use. MYPAS is a community-based organisation with charitable status and based in Dalkeith, Midlothian.

The postholder will be responsible for providing Family Counselling with young people aged 12-18, and their families, within a holistic service.

Qualified to Diploma level (or equivalent) in a counselling therapeutic discipline, a member of a recognised professional body (BACP/UKCP/ NCS/BPS/AFT (Association for Family Practice and Systemic Practice) and have experience of working both with young people and also with families, you will also be committed to delivering a service according to best practice and within community settings.

The postholder will work within a multi-disciplinary service and work effectively with other agencies in partnership settings. Contributing to the wider MYPAS service, the postholder will ensure that young people are worked with using a holistic approach through effectively linking the work of the Therapies team with other areas of MYPAS’ work as well as that of partner organisations.

This post may require evening and occasional weekend work.

Special conditions:

· Contract until June 2022 (continuation dependent on MYPAS securing further funding).

· The post may involve regular evening and occasional weekend working.

· This post is funded by the Midlothian Community Mental Health & Wellbeing Supports & Services Framework

· You must be able to travel across Midlothian.

Place of work: The administrative base is in Dalkeith. Travel throughout Midlothian including operating from other venues, will be required.

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This vacancy has now closed

Family Counsellor (Young People) – East Lothian - full time

  • Full time
  • £30,473 – £32,260
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 12th July 2021

MYPAS promotes the health and wellbeing of young people across East Lothian and Midlothian and currently focuses on working in the areas of mental health and substance use. MYPAS is a community-based organisation with charitable status and based in Dalkeith, Midlothian.

The postholder will be responsible for providing Family Counselling with young people aged 12-18, and their families, within a holistic service.

Qualified to Diploma level (or equivalent) in a counselling therapeutic discipline, a member of a recognised professional body (BACP/UKCP/ NCS/BPS/AFT (Association for Family Practice and Systemic Practice) and have experience of working both with young people and also with families, you will also be committed to delivering a service according to best practice and within community settings.

The postholder will work within a multi-disciplinary service and work effectively with other agencies in partnership settings. Contributing to the wider MYPAS service, the postholder will ensure that young people are worked with using a holistic approach through effectively linking the work of the Therapies team with other areas of MYPAS’ work as well as that of partner organisations.

This post may require evening and occasional weekend work.

Special conditions:

  • Contract until August 2022 (continuation dependent on MYPAS securing further funding).
  • The post may involve regular evening and occasional weekend working.
  • This post is funded by East Lothian Council on an initial one year pilot basis
  • You must be able to travel across East Lothian

Responsible to: Chief Executive

Leave: 26 days annual leave + 10 public holidays, to be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service

Place of work:The administrative base is in Dalkeith. Travel throughout East Lothian including operating from other venues, will be required.

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This vacancy has now closed

Family Counsellor (Young People) Midlothian – 25 hours a week

  • Part time
  • £30,473 – £32,260 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 12th July 2021

MYPAS promotes the health and wellbeing of young people across East Lothian and Midlothian and currently focuses on working in the areas of mental health and substance use. MYPAS is a community-based organisation with charitable status and based in Dalkeith, Midlothian.

The postholder will be responsible for providing Family Counselling with young people aged 12-18, and their families, within a holistic service.

Qualified to Diploma level (or equivalent) in a counselling therapeutic discipline, a member of a recognised professional body (BACP/UKCP/ NCS/BPS/AFT (Association for Family Practice and Systemic Practice) and have experience of working both with young people and also with families, you will also be committed to delivering a service according to best practice and within community settings.

The postholder will work within a multi-disciplinary service and work effectively with other agencies in partnership settings. Contributing to the wider MYPAS service, the postholder will ensure that young people are worked with using a holistic approach through effectively linking the work of the Therapies team with other areas of MYPAS’ work as well as that of partner organisations.

This post may require evening and occasional weekend work.

Responsible to: Chief Executive

Leave:26 days annual leave + 10 public holidays pro rata, to be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service

Place of work:The administrative base is in Dalkeith. Travel throughout Midlothian including operating from other venues, will be required.

Special conditions:

  • Contract until August 2022 (continuation dependent on MYPAS securing further funding).
  • The post may involve regular evening and occasional weekend working.
  • This post is funded by the Midlothian Community Mental Health & Wellbeing Supports & Services Framework
  • You must be able to travel across Midlothian.
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