Counselling Service Manager

Salary: £32,036 per annum
Locality: Hybrid

Category: Counselling Service Manager

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Carr Gomm is a leading social care and community development charity; we provide person-centred services across Scotland to enable people to live their best possible life.  As part of our strategic plan, we are aiming to develop accessible online counselling and psychological well-being approaches.  We are therefore looking for a fully trained and accredited counselling practitioner to develop a digital Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) with identified partners, and also to explore Carr Gomm creating affordable counselling and mental health opportunities for individuals who currently experience barriers to accessing these. 

Carr Gomm is investing to support this role for 2 years so that a motivated, innovative and productive practitioner can drive these developments forward, from the groundwork which has already been undertaken by senior management and EAP partners, to fruition and to delivery. 

For further information which will help you explore your fit with both this role and our ambitions in the area of counselling and supporting mental well-being, please see the attached role profile.

If you would like to apply, forward your CV to – please shape your CV to highlight how your skills and experience match what we are looking for in this exciting new role for the organisation.

Closing date: 31st March 2023.

Please note that interviews will take place on the 20th and 21st of April.

 Counselling Service Manager Job description

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    Personal Details

    Do you hold a full UK driving licence? Are you related to a board member or another Carr Gomm colleague? Have you worked for Carr Gomm through an agency? Do you have the Right to Work in the UK? Hours preferred?


    Are you registered with any of the following regulatory bodies? Have you ever had a sanction or ban from any regulatory body? Have you ever been considered for listing, or barred from working with, either the Vulnerable Adults AND/OR Children’s workforce(s) with Disclosure Scotland? Are you, or have you ever been, a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme?

    Employment History & Education (This can include voluntary positions)

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    Personal Statement

    In this section, demonstrate how your skills and experiences meet the requirements of the role, as outlined in the Job Description. You may also wish to tell us about your hobbies, passions, and ideas! Please note, failure to complete this section adequately will result in your application form not being shortlisted.

    How did you hear about us?

    How did you hear about this job? If other, please tell us where Have you been recommended by a Carr Gomm colleague? if yes who was it that referred you?

    Reference Details

    The first referee must, where possible, be your line manager from your current place of work (or previous employer if you are not currently in work). Your second reference should be from your previous employer. If you do not have a previous employer, please provide other relevant referees such as a former teacher/lecturer or someone who could provide a character reference. Please be aware references will not be accepted from friends or family members. We will only take up references after you have been interviewed and are offered the post. Reference One Reference Two


    Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003. Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation Act 1974 by virtue of Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions and Exclusions)(Scotland) Order 2003. You are therefore not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act and in the event of employment failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action. All successful applicants are subject to an appropriate Disclosure Scotland check. Do you have any criminal convictions? I declare that the answers to all questions, and information I have supplied, is correct and to the best of my knowledge