Mental Health Practitioner/Counsellor Blairgowrie High School
Mental Health Practitioner/Counsellor Perth Academy
Beeches Road, Blairgowrie, PH10 6PW
Murray Place, Perth, PH1 1NJ
Place2Be is the leading children's mental health charity providing in-school support and expert professional development to improve the emotional wellbeing of children and young people, families, teachers and school staff. Place2Be provides mental health support and training for over 600 primary and secondary schools, reaching a total school population of over 350,000 pupils.
Our teams provide a range of services in our partner schools to build resilience early in life through counselling, creative work and play and support a child’s ability to engage in school life. Our work, focused on early intervention, is part of the ‘comprehensive CAMHS system’.
As a Mental Health Practitioner/Counsellor, you will effectively manage all aspects of the Place2Be provision in partnership with the school ensuring that the children and young people are provided with therapeutic and emotional support, high quality clinical practice and delivery of a full and effective service in Place2Be schools. This includes undertaking clinical assessments and formulations.
You will also undertake one to one or clinical or group work with children and/or young people and provide Place2Be services such as Place2Talk, Place2Think and Parent Partnership interventions as agreed with the Area Manager and school leadership team.
You'll ensure high quality clinical practice and delivery of a full and effective service in Place2Be schools, by undertaking clinical assessments and formulations, identifying and delivering appropriate clinical interventions for children and young people, establishing positive, active and effective relationships with the school and Place2Be management team and actively participating in staff meetings to share best practice and develop clinical thinking, knowledge and learning.
The successful candidate:
Will have a recognised counselling or therapy qualification with substantial post-qualifying experience, along with a good knowledge of the school environment. Most important of all is your approach; we are an exciting, dynamic organisation doing amazing work so we're looking for people with the enthusiasm and commitment to match our own.
hold a recognised counselling or therapy qualification
have current membership of a relevant professional body (BACP/ PTUK/ UKCP/NCS/BPS)
possess post qualification experience in a clinical role and an understanding of children and young people
demonstrate understanding of working with children and young people who require or would benefit from emotional and therapeutic support
demonstrates understanding of a range of therapeutic models
1st Interview: Wednesday 14th October 2020 ZOOM Video Interview
In return we offer you a range of fantastic benefits including:
Enhanced Annual Leave entitlement
Robust Learning and Development Programme
Contributory Pension Scheme
Life Assurance, 4x Annual Salary
Employee Assistance Programme
Mobile Phone Discounts (EE Network)
Cycle purchase and season ticket loan schemes
Extended Maternity/Paternity Pay
If you share our core values of perseverance, integrity, compassion and creativity and have the counselling skills and patience to support some of the UK’s most vulnerable young people and families, we would love you to join us. It’s sensitive and demanding work – but hugely rewarding and fulfilling - you will be helping to give young people a brighter future.
Mindspace Counselling Service is part of Mindspace Ltd. Our aim is to promote mental health within Perth and Kinross by providing services to the community which complement those offered by statutory services.
The Counselling Administrator is crucial to our success in delivering competent administrative support to the Senior Counsellor and Counsellors, which enables them to provide an effective counselling service to the people of Perth and Kinross.
You’ll be the first point of contact for everyone who contacts the organisation. A key part of your role will be to provide a professional reception and information service to clients, counsellors, colleagues and visitors; ensuring their interaction with the organisation is a consistently positive experience. In your role you’ll also coordinate and implement the office procedures and administrative tasks that will enable the Senior Counsellor and Counsellors to provide a seamless and effective counselling service to their clients. In addition to this, your role will involve financial transactions; evaluation and reporting, and the continuous improvement of the administration service.
TO BE SUCCESSFUL
You’ll be educated to a minimum of standard grade A to C or equivalent. You’ll also have a secretarial qualification to a minimum of SVQ Level 2 or equivalent. You’ll have a minimum of two years’ experience and clear achievements as an administrator including competent skills in all computer applications required to carry out your role successfully. You’ll be self-motivated with excellent communication and influencing skills, and the ability to work without close supervision. You’ll be a great time manager and an effective problem-solver, but more importantly you’ll be able to demonstrate the qualities that build trust and foster good relations that will enable you to connect and interact well with the team, our clients and partners. Sensitivity and confidentiality is crucial in this role.
This is an exciting opportunity if you love being part of an organisation that actively supports people to make a difference in their lives. This role enables you to bring your expertise and grow your skills in an environment that has plenty of variety, and where new challenges and opportunities arise every day.
Hillcrest Homes is a registered charitable Social Landlord with stock across Angus, Dundee, Edinburgh, Fife, Perth and Kinross and Aberdeen. We have a significant ongoing new build development programme and our aim is to provide good quality affordable homes
The Assistant Area Housing Manager is a key role within the Dundee Housing Team. You will be responsible for the management of a team of five housing officers providing a full range of housing management services to approximately 2,500 tenants in Dundee.
Dundee Carers Centre is a thriving and innovative local charity providing information and support services for disabled people and carers. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Carers Support team.
The successful applicant will be one of two Team Leaders, supporting the Team Manager to lead a busy and vibrant team supporting carers of all ages. This will include providing leadership for developing early intervention and partnership approaches to identification and support to carers within 4 of the 8 localities in Dundee, including developing and delivering locality action plans in conjunction with key statutory and voluntary sector partners.
In addition you will provide line management support to a team of Development & Support Workers and support those workers recruit and support our growing team of young and adult volunteers.
Post holders will be required to join the PVG Scheme
Tayside Community Recovery Service provides one-to-one and group support to individuals and families affected by drug and alcohol addiction. We use an asset based approach to support people to make positive changes to improve their wellbeing. We provide support to reduce the impact of drug and alcohol addiction on individuals, families and the wider community.
We are looking to recruit a Project Worker to join our Drug and Alcohol Community Recovery Service.
The Project Worker will:
PURPOSE OF THE POST
1. Refuge income/ quality
2. Services to Women
4. Working Approach
This job description cannot cover every issue or task that may arise within the scope of the post. The post-holder will be expected to carry out other duties from time to time which are broadly consistent with the duties as detailed above.
The post-holder is required to be a member of the PVG Scheme.
Does supporting families to maximise their income excite you? Are you driven by a desire to make a difference to children with a life-shortening condition?
Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, cares for children with life-shortening conditions and their families. We operate through our two hospices, our network of staff in the community, hospitals, and our home care service in every part of Scotland. Some of the families we support experience poverty and hardship: caring for a very ill child often brings extra costs, and parents may have to give up work.
Three children die every week in Scotland from an incurable condition. Our doctors, nurses, chaplains and social workers support as many of those families as we can. We aim to reach every family in Scotland and have an amazing opportunity for you to join our team for up to 12 months to provide maternity cover, and develop a new service to help families with money worries.
As a result of COVID-19, now more than ever we need an adviser who can cope well under pressure, is able to keep up-to-date with changing benefit systems and be flexible to needs of our families.
As our Family Income Maximisation Officer, you will:
This is an excellent chance to use and grow your skills and experience in:
You will have specialist knowledge and experience in welfare rights or money advice, and a strong knowledge of the benefits system. Good customer service and communication skills are essential. If you are strongly motivated to make an impact for babies’, children, young people and families, we want to hear from you.
Are you interested in developing your career further?
So are we! Through a comprehensive induction programme and excellent opportunities for learning and professional development, we will support you to reach your full potential.
Further information can be found in the attached documents.
CHAS offers comprehensive work/life balance policies. This role would ideally be based at our Rachel House hospice in Kinross, but we are willing to be flexible (please note that many CHAS staff are currently working from home and it is likely this would be the initial arrangement upon commencement in this role). The role is being offered for up to full-time hours (37.5 per week), however we would consider part-time hours if that is preferred. Secondment opportunities will also be considered.
SAMH has represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for more than 90 years.
Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others. These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.
At Dundee Care at Home service, Practitioners provide direct support to individuals in the accommodation to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Support is focused on enabling people to build on their existing skills or develop new skills, increase their self-esteem and confidence, which in turn will encourage involvement and promote independence. This is achieved by using interpersonal and motivational skills to help an individual explore options, the possible outcomes/consequences and make an informed choice based on this.
You will be able to demonstrate good communication skills and a mature attitude together with adaptability and enthusiasm. Knowledge and experience in supporting people with mental health problems is desirable as is experience working with people who have had long term hospital admissions.
As this post will involve a variety of shift patterns including evening, weekends, waking night shift and on-calls. You will be flexible in the hours and shifts you are available to work.
We are looking for a highly motivated, person-focused individual to join the team at Angus Independent Advocacy (AIA).
The main aim of the Citizen Advocacy Project is to support people aged 26+ years living in Angus to have their voice heard and develop social connections by matching them to another local person to act as their citizen advocate (voluntary).
This post is considered regulated work so is subject to membership of the PVG scheme. Ideally, candidates will have a degree (or equivalent), and a full driving licence is required. Pension and annual leave details are contained within the application pack.
AIA values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce.
Seamab is a unique charity, committed to transforming the lives of children. We help some of the most vulnerable children in Scotland. Our work gives children back their childhood, making sure they feel safe loved and happy. Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children in care? Are you looking for a role that is flexible and works round your other commitments?
We are looking for Education Support Workers to work across both of our campuses who will contribute to:
Essential requirements for the role:
Benefits of working for Seamab:
Seamab operates a safe recruitment process and all appointments will be subject to reference and PVG checks.