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In return for choosing to work for GCA, the benefits you will receive are:

  • Very generous annual leave entitlement : full time employees start with an annual leave entitlement of 37 days (inclusive of 12 bank holidays) which increases to 38 days after 2 years, 40 days after 5 years and 42 days after 10 years length of service.
  • 5 duvet days where employees may take time off at short notice.
  • Death in service policy of 2 times salary.
  • Cycle to work scheme where employees can save money on a new bike and spread the cost.
  • Training and development commitment to help employees perform to the best of their abilities.

Job Title: Senior Counsellor/Practice Supervisor
Salary: GCA Salary Grade 7 £27,851 – £30,335 (pro rata)
Hours: Part-time – 21 hours per week
Flexible working, part-time hours, or job-sharing arrangements will be considered for the right candidate
GCA deliver services over 6 days per week

Please note; In order to ensure the organisation can offer both male and female counsellors to clients, there is a genuine occupational requirement to ensure that we recruit a male Senior Counsellor/Practice Supervisor and therefore this post is only open to men (exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010).

Role: The Senior Counsellor/Practice Supervisor will provide a counselling, advice and information service for individuals aged 16 and over with problematic alcohol use or affected by other people’s problematic alcohol use. Also manage and coordinate a high-quality Practice Supervision service within GCA, ensuring all volunteers and students receive appropriate practice supervision, support and guidance.  The service will be provided from North Claremont Street Office and community settings.

In return for choosing to work for GCA, the benefits you will receive are:

  • Very generous annual leave entitlement: full time employees start with an annual leave entitlement of 37 days (inclusive of 12 bank holidays) which increases to 38 days after 2 years, 40 days after 5 years and 42 days after 10 years length of service.
  • 5 duvet days where employees may take time off at short notice.
  • Death in service policy of 2 times salary.
  • Cycle to work scheme where employees can save money on a new bike and spread the cost.
  • Training and development commitment to help employees perform to the best of their abilities.

Organisation Profile: Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA) was founded in 1965 and is the oldest established Council on Alcohol in Scotland. GCA is a voluntary organisation working to reduce the harm caused by alcohol misuse through the provision of a range of high quality advice, information, counselling, support, prevention and education and training services.

Download, complete the forms (below) and return to: recruitment@glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org by the Closing date.

Application for Senior Counsellor Practice Supervisor MAY 2021
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES MONITORING FORM 2021
GCA Applicant Privacy Notice Feb 2021
Senior Counsellor Practice Supervisor (Part-time) JD PS May 2021
Senior Counsellor Practice Supervisor Guidance Notes MAY 2021

Please note: A PVG membership will be required for this post.  This will be arranged by Glasgow Council on Alcohol.

No CV’s please, submit completed applications to: recruitment@glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org

 

STAGE IN PROCESS TIMESCALE
Closing date for applications Friday 11th June 2021
Date of shortlisting meeting to select candidates for interview Wednesday 16th June  2021
Date of interviews Wednesday 23rd June  2021
Date of appointment ASAP

Role: Self Employed Tutors
Course: COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate
Location: 14 North Claremont Street, Glasgow, G3 7LE
Reporting To: Academic Director
Rate: £20 per hour self employed

Organisation Profile

Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA) has been working with individuals, families, and communities across Glasgow and beyond since 1965, tackling the causes and effects of alcohol misuse. We believe that health and wellbeing are vital to individuals, family relationships and communities, and recognise that alcohol is an issue that can affect everyone, regardless of their background.

Tutor

GCA is looking to attract experienced tutors who are COSCA accredited as trainers to deliver the COSCA counselling skills modules.

GCA would guarantee flexible hours per month at a rate of £20 per hour.

30 hours teaching per module
4 module
120 hours
Plus 12 hours marking per module
4 module
48 hours

Total hours 168=£3360

Zoom use included on GCA zoom Account

CDP access

The course would be initially delivered over zoom due to current training requirements

GCA is one of the founding COSCA members and adheres to the COSCA ethical framework for good practice in counselling, psychotherapy and counselling skills. We also ensure that all practitioners employed by GCA are members of COSCA and suitably qualified.

Additionally the individual will be required to hold a PVG registration and have personal liability insurance.

To apply, please submit CV and a covering letter to CEO Gary Meek recruitment@glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org

Closing date: 5th April 2021

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES MONITORING FORM 2021
GCA Applicant Privacy Notice Feb 2021 

 

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