Lifelink
Lifelink

Charity registered in Scotland SC025643

Lifelink is a social enterprise who has been delivering exceptional levels of service to a wideranging client portfolio for the last 25 years.  Long standing strategic and local relationships exist with our partners including, but not limited to, NHS, Local Authority and other public and third sector partners specialising in mental health and wellbeing, employability, addictions and financial advice. 


Current vacancies

Counsellors

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,500 – £29,000
  • Dundee; Moray; Perth & Kinross; Falkirk; Glasgow; West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 31st January 2021

Calling all Counsellors - immediate availability - come and join the healthier and happier revolution!

We have immediate availability for qualified and experienced Counsellors (contracted) and Associate Counsellors (self-employed on guaranteed hours)

Vacancies in Dundee; Moray; Perth & Kinross; Falkirk; Glasgow; West Dunbartonshire

Priority will be given to applicants who have experience and post qualifying training in working with young people and children – preferably in a primary or secondary school environment.

We also have vacancies in our telephone assessment team and our adult counselling services.

Applications will be open until end January 2021* – please submit as early as possible – we have immediate need and will assess applications as they arrive.

*Applications received after that date will still be considered if we have remaining vacancies to fill.

Roles are for 3, 4 or in some cases 5 days per week (21 – 35 hours). Whilst initially short-term contracts are offered (4-6 months duration) there will be opportunities for longer term roles from April 2021 onward

Counsellor Grade 5/5a (£24,500 - £29,000) pro rata / Associate rate £17.50-£20.00 p/h

(salary placement dependent on qualifications, experience and accreditation status)

Great benefits package including generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme, cash back health plan and life cover

You must have:

- A recognised Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling

- A valid driving licence and access to own vehicle is essential (this can be waived for limited roles)

- Experience of counselling young people in a school environment is highly advantageous

- Excellent IT skills and be comfortable with use of mobile technology

Ideally you will have:

- Experience of delivering time limited, solution focused approaches (SSW; 4:8 model)

- Demonstrable experience of working with a range of client types and presenting issues

Experience of recording comprehensive client progress and improvement data, preferably using recognised clinical / outcome focused tools (CORE, SDQ, GBO etc) and processes.

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Distress Brief Intervention Service Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £17,500 – £21,500
  • Coatbridge
  • Closing 31st July 2020

We are delighted to be a Level 2 delivery partner in the Scottish Government pilot of a Distress Brief Intervention Service that aims to offer an “ask once get help fast” inter-agency response, support and problem solving service to people in distress.

We are looking for a DBI Support Worker to join our award-winning team, based in our Coatbridge office in North Lanarkshire. This role will be responsible for engaging with and supporting clients experiencing distress across the North Lanarkshire area who have been referred by a DBI Level 1 Practitioner.

You will provide compassionate problem-solving support, helping clients to manage their distress and supporting their ongoing wellbeing by use of distress management plans and wellness tools. Working with a range of partners and services, you will be knowledgeable about local service provision and developments, signposting and supporting clients in accessing appropriate services and giving them the information needed to support their ongoing emotional resilience. Travel around the North Lanarkshire area will be an essential part of the role.

With a focus on achieving and evidencing positive client outcomes, you will deliver support to clients in a range of venues. As an ambassador for Lifelink and the DBI Service, you will maintain positive working partnerships and contribute to the development and marketing of the service and wider organisation.

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Assistant Managers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,500 – £26,500
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd January 2021

Lifelink is looking for several new team members to help us achieve our business growth and expansion plans of supporting more people to be healthier and happier wherever they live, work or learn. Come and join the healthier and happier revolution!

If you are an experienced, enthusiastic Assistant Manager (or have the required experience, skills & aptitude) with existing experience of managing people and service delivery to achieve performance targets and outcomes - then we want to hear from you ASAP!

Several positions on offer with a profile of between 35 hours per week, delivered flexibly, and with some evening and weekend working with potential on-call responsibility.

Our new Assistant Managers will be responsible for ensuring smooth delivery of Lifelink’s day to day operations. This will include scheduling and managing people and facilities to ensure they are available and ready to meet the needs of our clients. They will support and performance manage a team of staff, develop and maintain local partnerships¬, deliver corporate training and community-based workshops and contribute to service delivery and development, amongst other activities.

This is a busy and demanding role with a lot of variety. As such we are looking for energetic, positive, solution focused individuals who have experience in these areas. We expect you to take our local services to the next level by providing excellent local leadership and ensuring our services remain at the leading edge, whilst meeting the needs of our service users, our business partners and our business.

You must have:

  • Demonstrable experience of managing staff and service delivery
  • A clear understanding of distress, anxiety, stress and mental health issues and the challenges these present to service users
  • Educated to degree level/professional qualification in a supervisory or management field (or evidence of equivalent work experience and willingness to undertake ongoing CPD)
  • Excellent IT skills and be comfortable with use of mobile technology
  • A valid driving licence and access to own vehicle

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience of overseeing confidential one to one client support services
  • Experience of providing staff training / coaching to improve service outcomes and quality
  • Experience of monitoring and reporting around resources and service delivery outputs
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Service Manager

  • Full time or Part time
  • £29,500 – £32,500
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd January 2021

Lifelink is looking for several new team members to help us achieve our business growth and expansion plans of supporting more people to be healthier and happier wherever they live, work or learn. Come and join the healthier and happier revolution!

If you are an experienced, enthusiastic Assistant Manager (or have the required experience, skills & aptitude) with existing experience of managing people and service delivery to achieve performance targets and outcomes - then we want to hear from you ASAP!

Several positions on offer with a profile of between 35 hours per week, delivered flexibly, and with some evening and weekend working with potential on-call responsibility.

Service Managers are accountable for the management & performance of service delivery this will include counselling, therapeutic support services, training and any associated contracts delivered across a variety of venues. As such, the post holder will be responsible for the line management of key staff including assistant managers, facilitators and project/function specific staff ensuring the performance of the whole team against contracts and purchased services.

This is a busy and demanding role with a lot of variety. As such we are looking for energetic, positive, solution focused individuals who have experience in these areas. We expect you to take our local services to the next level by providing excellent local leadership and ensuring our services remain at the leading edge, whilst meeting the needs of our service users, our business partners and our business.

You must have:

  • Demonstrable experience of managing staff and service delivery
  • A clear understanding of distress, anxiety, stress and mental health issues and the challenges these present to service users
  • Educated to degree level/professional qualification in a supervisory or management field (or evidence of equivalent work experience and willingness to undertake ongoing CPD)
  • Excellent IT skills and be comfortable with use of mobile technology
  • A valid driving licence and access to own vehicle

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience of overseeing confidential one to one client support services
  • Experience of providing staff training / coaching to improve service outcomes and quality
  • Experience of monitoring and reporting around resources and service delivery outputs
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