Volunteer Counsellor

Recruiter
YCSA
Location
Glasgow
Posted
25 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role Description; The YCSA is a charity based in the south side of Glasgow providing free and holistic support to vulnerable young people from BME communities for 25 years. We are looking for committed and dynamic volunteer counsellors to provide support for our young people across various locations city wide. Person specification: The ability to reflect on best practice, think analytically and articulate recommendations with clarity - A postgraduate in CBT or Person Centred Counselling or working toward this. - Registration with BACP and/or BABCP - Some training and/or experience in using counselling skills - Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Some administrative experience is essential - understanding of child protection issues and the assessment of risk - A youth-centred approach and understanding of young people's rights and best interests - Effectively engaging and communicating with children and young people - Providing appropriate intervention and support to the child or young person during times of crisis - You will be a PVG scheme member - You will have appropriate therapist insurance In exchange for your time you will gain 1:1 experience working with young people, on going support and supervision. Registered Charity Number: SCO26233
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