Relationships Scotland - Couple Counselling Central Scotland
Relationships Scotland - Couple Counselling Central Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC001181

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  • Part time
  • £34,000 pro-rata
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 14th July 2019

An opportunity to be a part of a very hard working and dynamic team.

You will have a proven business development and funding background and a qualification to degree level for counselling and clinical supervision.

You will manage all aspects of a highly professional counselling and supervision team, comprising 16 counsellors, 4 intake workers, 2 receptionists, ensuring all are working ethically and within the policies and procedures of Relationships Scotland.

Reporting to the Board of Trustees of RS Central you will be responsible for, manage and oversee all aspects of the service delivery and of all projects.

You will develop and source funding to maintain current services and any future project opportunities.

You will attend forums such as children, family, health and social care integration, gender based violence etc and regularly meet with key figures in statutory services - social services, education, police and health and other key organisations to maintain the relationships that have been built up over the years. You will have a sound knowledge and experience of the voluntary sector and its challenges.

Keeping up to date with challenges and developments in counselling practice by attendance at RS, COSCA, and other agreed networks/meetings.

Participate in regular support and supervision sessions.

Background information

The Relationships Scotland Network is partially funded by the Scottish Government and is a partnership between RS and 22 local RS Centres throughout Scotland.

RS Central is based in the Forth Valley area the main management, administration and counselling centre is based in Falkirk but we provide services at other locations throughout Forth Valley.

Relationships Scotland - Couple Counselling Central Scotland has a long history in Forth Valley having delivered services since 1953.

There have been several name changes over this time Marriage Counselling, Couple Counselling, Relate Forth Valley and now Relationships Scotland.

We consistently provide high quality and professional couple counselling and have expanded our services to include the following:

Our Services

  • Individual counselling
  • Sexual Relationship Therapy and Sexual Addiction
  • Family counselling
  • Specialist crisis intervention and risk assessment for domestic conflict
  • Veterans support and their families
  • Bereavement and cancer diagnosis support for patients and their families (in partnership with Macmillan Nurses)
  • School counselling (in partnership with Education)
  • C and YP counselling

Services delivered throughout RS network

  • Bereavement and cancer diagnosis support for those diagnosed with Prostate Cancer in partnership with Prostate Cancer UK.
  • Armed forces personnel
  • Civil servants
  • Grocery aid
  • Bank workers charity

Who do we help?

Those who are struggling to cope with many of life’s challenges such as bereavement, addiction, mental health, gender and sexuality issues, domestic and sexual abuse, illness and disability, parenting responsibilities, communication etc. In fact anything that impacts on relationships and family life.

Last year we were approached by 650 people looking for support and help.

Our Vision and Aim

To improve health and wellbeing for all people and their families by supporting robust and healthy relationships.

Continually support and expand our services to meet the needs of the people in Forth Valley through confidential and high-quality service provision.

We support the aims and objectives of the Scottish Government in their early intervention prevention agenda particularly around domestic conflict and children and young people services.

Our Values

To continue to be respectful of client autonomy, to be non-judgmental and to respect their choices in life.

Maintaining the highest levels of confidentiality whilst mindful of safety around risk to self and others.

Acceptance, empathy and genuineness for all clients irrespective of their situation and to be as accessible as possible.