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Course Tutor and Bank Course Tutors

  • Part time
  • £21,840 pro-rata
  • 14 North Claremont Street, Glasgow G3 7LE
  • Closing 16th August 2019

  • Advertised from 24th July 2019
  • Hours: Course Tutor - Flexible: minimum commitment of 36 hours per month, including evenings and training weekends. Bank/Sessional Course Tutors - hours available as and when required.


Glasgow Council on Alcohol

Glasgow Council on Alcohol is a third sector volunteer led organisation which works with individuals, families and communities to promote health and wellbeing. We offer direct support for people to abstain from alcohol or reduce their alcohol consumption. We provide training, education and work with other agencies and communities to achieve our main aim of reducing harm caused by alcohol and drugs. We currently have over 60 volunteers and over 50 staff, all dedicated to the success of the agency. GCA is proud to be the oldest organisational member of COSCA and as such abides by the Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice.


GCA has been delivering accredited training for over 30 years. GCA was the first organisational member of COSCA, a relationship which has grown over the years to include a range of training opportunities in this time. GCA adheres to the COSCA Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice.

Currently GCA operates the following training courses;

• COSCA Group work

• COSCA Practice Supervision

• COSCA Counselling Skills

• COSCA SACC Advanced Alcohol Course

These are only a few of the wide range of training courses and opportunities available.

Course Tutor

GCA are excited to be launching our newly established Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy, due to begin in September 2019 and we are looking to recruit a Course Tutor to support the development and delivery of the course. The part-time Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy will take place one weekend per month (Friday evening to Sunday evening) over the course of two years and requires 400 hours of direct teaching by the Diploma team, the course tutor will be involved in the preparation of training materials, supervision of students in both individual and group settings, attending team meetings and other related duties and tasks. The course draws upon Humanistic, Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural theories.

Individuals interested in in this post must hold a Diploma in Counselling/Psychotherapy and be registered and accredited with a professional body (COSCA/BACP/BABCP/UKCP etc.) and be a COSCA Diploma accredited trainer (or eligible to work towards this). The individual should have a minimum of two years’ post registration clinical experience in counselling. We warmly welcome all applications covering different theoretical perspectives and for this recruitment we are particularly interested in applications from Psychodynamic Practitioners. We would also welcome applications from clinical practitioners/trainers who would like to be considered as Bank Tutors on sessional, hours are as and when required.

Course Tutors will be required to hold a PVG registration.

Application notes

To apply, please submit a CV and a covering letter which outlines how you meet the person specification and why you are interested in this opportunity, indicating clearly if you want to be considered for the role of Course Tutor or Bank Course Tutor to Norma Mckinnon Fathi, Course Director

Should you wish to have an informal discussion about the role please email to arrange a telephone appointment.

Closing date: Friday 16th of August 2019

Shortlisting: Week Beginning 19th of August

Interviews: Wednesday 28th of August 2019