Charity registered in Scotland SC011989
Member of Relationships Scotland, regulated by COSCA. Established in 1947, based in the centre of Edinburgh’s New Town, we recently ceased being known as Couple Counselling Lothian, re-launching on 29th February 2016 as Bright Light Relationship Counselling as this more accurately reflects our energy as a professional counselling organisation and wider range of counselling services – we are no longer predominantly couple counselling. A meteor streaked through the skies of Scotland the night we launched Bright Light. Hopefully a good omen.
Relationships are what matter most to us all and at Bright Light relationship counselling we help over 6000 people living in Edinburgh and the Lothians per year get the most out of the relationships that they recognise matter most to them – we support for example, individuals, couples, children of all ages, grandparents, siblings, kinship carers, adult children with their parents, looked after children, aunties, uncles, friends, carers and other professionals. Helping with relationship issues before they reach crisis point. Issues such as family communication, physical and/or mental abuse, child and adolescent behaviour, mental health, parenting issues, gender issues, physical illness and disability, separation, divorce, step family life, fostering, adoption, kinship care, loss of a loved one.
An exciting opportunity to use your first class operational, management and people skills combined with professional counselling clinical expertise to support the Bright Light counselling team. You will make sure we deliver first class customer care to our counselling and family therapy clients - the people who choose Bright Light to help with life’s challenges.
Lots of opportunity to use your initiative, problem solving ability, creativity and “can do” approach. In return we offer you a warm supportive welcome, dynamic committed people to work with, and room to grow and develop further.
This is your unique opportunity to come and join the Bright Light family, helping to shape the next step of our successful journey. Reporting to the CEO, you will be a key member of the Bright Light small but dynamic Senior Management Team, responsible for daily delivery of first class counselling/family therapy/life coaching and wellbeing services. Direct line management of the Family Therapy Lead and “Selfie” Young People’s Coach. Equally, you will also deputise for the CEO taking the lead on agreed specific areas of work. You will not normally be expected to deliver counselling or supervision personally within Bright Light.
Leading the operational services of Bright Light delivering a first class quality service, achieving and promoting good practice, fully evaluating and evidencing the difference we make to people’s lives (impact) and achieving referrals/service/contribution user levels to agreed set targets. To develop partnerships and input to key networks/consultations as agreed with CEO. Contribute to the ongoing growth and success of Bright Light, developing new areas of work to meet the continuing changing needs of our clients and of the organisation. Key member of the Senior Management Team.
A full Job Description and Person Specification is available for download below.