Crew Counselling Team Coordinator



Organisation
Crew 2000 Scotland
Reference
VAC-58264
Sector
Health, Medicine & Well Being, Human Resources, Recruitment & Volunteer Mgt , Management
Location
Edinburgh
Salary Details
£30,000
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
35
Closing Date
05/01/2022
We are currently looking for Counselling Team Coordinator to join our team.

Job Description

Role Purpose: To coordinate and develop the Crew Counselling Service, linemanaging a small team of 4 counsellors and 2 occasional practitioners.

Office Base: 6 Anchor Close, Edinburgh EH1 1PB or working from home as per Scottish Government Covid19 Guidance

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing regular and effective line management support and supervision and ongoing support as required to 4 counsellors and 2 complementary therapy practitioners
  •  Coordinating team meetings, waiting lists and the development of service
  •  Liaising with other agencies and stakeholders
  •  Engaging effectively with own line management and case supervision
  •  Monitoring and evaluation of service
  •  Producing accurate quarterly and annual reports on counselling service outcomes
  •  Contributing to and developing funding applications
  •  Overseeing the service budget
  •  Facilitating a quarterly development forum for National Acupuncture Detox Association ear acupuncture practitioners
  •  Providing counselling to a small caseload of a maximum of 2 people who wish to address their use of stimulant drugs, and 1 weekly assessment
  •  Ensure development of service is consistent with parallel developments in the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy’s (BACP) standards and accreditation
  •  Ensure the service meets relevant quality standards
  •  Responsible for implementing and upholding relevant child and adult protection procedures and supporting staff/placement students to do so
  •  Recruitment and selection of staff as required
  •  Experience of counselling people affected by drug or alcohol use is desirable but not essential: we can provide training to candidates meeting the essential criteria.

DEVELOPMENT TASKS

 Ensure the ongoing development of service, eg developing opportunities for suitably qualified placement students; expanding remote counselling

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Company Description

Crew is a multi award-winning national charity, based in Edinburgh, at the forefront of tackling new and emerging trends in substance use. Crew seeks to reduce harm from drug use and improve public health without judgement with the input of people using drugs and drug services, working
with a wide range of local, national, and international partners.