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Young Person’s Counsellor

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,159 – £23,970
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th September 2022

  • Advertised from 8th September 2022
  • Full-time or jobshare. 35hrs p/w


Granton Youth Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced counsellor to work with young people who are experiencing emotional difficulties. You will work as part of GY counselling provision and part of a wider mental health and wellbeing collaborative. The postholder will offer young clients guidance and support through talking therapy to help them gain a clearer understanding of themselves and ways of coping with their emotions and stresses in their lives. The job involves working, within a youthwork or schools’ setting, with young people who are experiencing personal issues, to enable them to deal with their problems and to make appropriate changes to their life.


The postholder must have experience of working with young people in a counselling, youthwork, or other similar setting and a minimum of HNC Counselling.

Advanced listening skills, strong verbal and written communication skills are essential, along with a willingness to coordinate/liaise with internal staff and external agencies who may identify or refer potential clients.

This post is funded for three years with a possible extension.

Application notes

Please send a full CV and covering letter to;

Closing date 30 September 2022