Glasgow Younger Persons Support Service, Counsellor

  • Part time
  • £26,787 – £29,654 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (initially remote working)
  • Closing 1st March 2021

  • Advertised from 9th February 2021
  • 21 hours per week. Permanent.


Alzheimer Scotland are looking for an experienced and qualified counsellor.

The opportunity will work as part of our Glasgow Younger Persons Support Service. The focus of this role will be to provide counselling support for people with a younger onset dementia and their carers and families.

The post will initially be home based, once the public health restrictions are lifted we would expect the position to be based in our Bridgeton Dementia Resource Centre.

This is an exciting roles which requires a degree of flexibility and an ability to work on own initiative.

Successful applicants must have a recognised Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and be a member of the BACP or suitable equivalent professional body. You will have a positive approach to dementia. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills, a caring attitude and ability to plan and organise. A willingness to learn and participate in training is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with carers will be an advantage.

Application notes

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Please apply by submitting your CV and a covering letter via our website In the covering letter please indicate which role or roles you are applying for.

The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.

Interview date: Monday 1 March 2021

Closing date: Monday 22 February 2021

Recruiting Manager: Jennifer Hall

Location: 81 Oxford Street Glasgow

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