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Self Employed Counselling Supervisors

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th March 2019

  • Advertised from 28th February 2019
  • £35 per hour self employed


GCA has been working with individuals, families and communities across Glasgow and beyond since 1965, tackling the causes and effects of alcohol misuse. We believe that health and wellbeing are vital to individuals, family relationships and communities, and recognise that alcohol is an issue that can affect everyone, regardless of their background.

Counselling Supervisor

GCA are looking to attract an experienced Counselling Supervisors who are BACP/COSCA or BABCP registered. The individuals would need to demonstrate at least two years of experience as a Practice Supervisor.

GCA would guarantee flexible hours per month at a rate of £35 per hour. GCA would provide the rooms for supervision and the Supervisors will have access the GCA training Calendar which counts towards CPD.

GCA is one of the founding COSCA members and adheres to the COSCA ethical framework for good practice in counselling, psychotherapy and counselling skills. We also ensure that all practitioners employed by GCA are members of COSCA and suitably qualified.

Counselling staff receive monthly line management support and separate (1.5 hours per month) clinical supervision in line with COSCA/BACP/BABCP guidelines and to maintain quality standards.

You will be responsible for providing clinical supervision to GCA practitioners, ensuring safe and ethical practice and support clinical performance and development of counsellor’s practice. This enables the charity to be effective and efficient in delivering GCA’s core services.

The individuals interested in working with GCA must be registered as an accredited Counsellor/supervisor with COSCA/BACP/BABCP/UKCP and hold a Post Graduate Diploma/MA in counselling/Psychotherapy, as well as a professional qualification in clinical supervision. The individuals should have a minimum of two years’ post registration clinical experience in counselling supervision.

Additionally the individual will be required to hold a PVG registration and have personal liability insurance.

Application notes

To apply, please submit CV and a covering letter to Paula Falconer, Head of Client Services,

Closing date: Friday 29th March 2019