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Deputy Manager - Carer Counselling Midlothian

  • Part time
  • £31,000 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 10th December 2021

  • Advertised from 24th November 2021
  • 18 hours per week


VOCAL is the Voice of Carers across Lothian, a Scottish charity run by carers and for carers since 1994. We’re looking for a Deputy Manager – Carer Counselling to join the team at our busy Midlothian Carer Centre in Eskbank.

We seek a qualified counsellor to support the management, coordination and development of all aspects of VOCAL’s Carer Counselling Service, primarily in Midlothian, including: the recruitment, induction, support and line management of volunteer and paid sessional counsellors; referral management, carer assessment through intake sessions and client allocation; and deputising for the Counselling Manager as required.

Experience and skills need to include post-qualification counselling practice; service management and business planning; counselling assessment/intake; managing or supporting counsellors; and membership of a relevant professional body, e.g. BACP, COSCA. Experience of using CORE evaluation system is desirable.

Application notes

Download the person specification / job description. Complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return to or by post to HR, VOCAL, 60 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5HB

We welcome applications from under-represented minority groups.

Closing date: Friday 10th December 2021

Interviews: Monday 20th/Tuesday 21st December 2021