PILTON COMMUNITY HEALTH PROJECT Job opportunity – Young People’s Counsellor (Fixed term Sessional Contract)


Young People’s Counsellor (Fixed term Sessional Contract)

Job Title:             Young People’s Counsellor

Working hours: 8 hrs per week (possibility of additional hours)

Rate of pay:                        £24,173 (FTE based on 35 hrs per week) pro rata

This post is a fixed term sessional contract, (in school term time only) from August 2018 – June 2019.

We hope to continue this post beyond this date; subject to funding and satisfactory performance.

Closing date:                  9am, Monday 30th of July 2018

Interviews:                         Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th August 2018

Start Date:                          August/September 2018


Job Description


Purpose of job

Pilton Community Health Project has a vacancy within our Young People’s Counselling Service for a Young People’s Counsellor, providing 8 hours of support (to include 5 individual counselling sessions) per week, within a local High School.

We are seeking a counsellor qualified to at least Diploma level or equivalent who has experience of working with young people (ideally in a high school setting) to continue this well established service.


For an application pack please contact Administration team or download from our website:


Administration Team

Pilton Community Health Project

73 Boswall Parkway



Tel:  0131 551 1671

Email:  admin@pchp.org.uk

Any informal enquiries can also be made by telephoning Carol Targett, Counselling Team Leader on 0131 551 1671


We are committed to equal opportunities.

Pilton Community Health Project is a registered Scottish charity No SC018460 and a company limited by guarantee No SC339435