This vacancy has now closed

Young Person’s Counsellor

  • Part time
  • from £29,500 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th December 2021

  • Advertised from 15th November 2021
  • Starting salary £29,500 full time, pro-rata £25,285, 30 hours, Flexible including evenings & weekends.


The Junction Young People Health and Wellbeing is a young people's health and wellbeing centre, based in Leith, for young people aged 12-21 in Leith and North East Edinburgh - find out more about our services here: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Young Person's Counsellor. This role is part of a recent successful partnership bid with other youth services in Leith as part of the Community Mental Health Funding.

The postholder will provide counselling to young people both at The Junction and in the partnership organisations. They will support the development joint referral system for the partnership. Other organisations in the partnership are The Citadel Youth Centre, Miricyl, Multi-Cultural Family Base, Pilmeny Development Project, The Ripple Project and YMCA Edinburgh.

A formal counselling qualification and experience of counselling young people are essential. Would be particularly keen for applications from individuals that have a good understanding and experience youth work.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing Date: Monday 6th December 12pm.

Interview: Monday 13th December at The Junction (pending covid restrictions)

If you wish to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Suzanne Campbell, Service Manager via email to arrange a time to speak.