Manager of Counselling Volunteers

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 4th March 2022

  • Advertised from 18th January 2022
  • 25 hrs per week (3 year funding)


This is an exciting role which is funded for 3 years and is based in Kirkcaldy, although there will be opportunities to do some working from home.

We are a small supportive team who work with survivors of childhood sexual abuse and offer a range of services to survivors.

The Manager of Counselling Volunteers will be responsible for liaising with universities, colleges and other counselling training providers and for recruiting and training volunteer counsellors to work with survivors.

The successful applicant will provide all aspects of support to placements from training providers to enable the trainee counsellors to gain their counselling hours to work with survivors of CSA.

KASP also has a cohort of fully qualified volunteer counsellors, who have completed their training hours with KASP and have decided to remain with KASP as volunteer counsellors.

The working week for this post is 25 hours and these hours can be flexible.

You will have a generous annual leave entitlement of 42 days (pro rata) per year.

All internal and external supervision is provided by KASP.

Applicants will hold a recognised counselling qualification, have experience of providing services to vulnerable client groups and have proven experience of all aspects of managing training and retaining volunteers.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation and have the ability to motivate others.

Subject to PVG check. This post will be required to be registered with BACP or COSCA

Application notes

The closing date for applications is Friday 4th March 2021 at midnight.

Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Interview dates for this post have not at yet been agreed but you will be informed of the interview date if you are selected for interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please inform us if you need any ‘reasonable adjustments’ for any part of the recruitment process

Please complete the attached application pack or you can contact: Susan or Joy on 01592 644217 – for a pack.

Call Joy on the above number if you require further information or would like an informal chat about the post.