Counsellor Vacancies


1. Mental Health & Welbeing Practitioners

Hours: 35 hrs Full and Part time available

Salary:  £29,120 - £32,760 (pro rata) depending on experience 

Job Role

The postholders, will provide 1-1 and group work to people, who have experienced alcohol/substance use, mental health issues and associated issues and are now seeking to maintain their recovery journey. 

The postholders will work closely with the multidisciplinary Beacons recovery team including the counsellors and recovery workers to promote, encourage and celebrate recovery. They will be able to foster a culture and maintain a psychologically informed environment. We are looking for Mental Health & Wellbeing Practitioners who work in an integrative way, providing psychosocial and psychological interventions rather than being confined to a single therapeutic approach.

Demonstrable experience of working in a similar area of work and designing, developing and facilitating, group programmes and workshops are requirements for this post.

This is an exciting time to join our expanding and innovative recovery programme in South Lanarkshire, ensuring Psychological Interventions run parallel with recovery activities and opportunities, ensuring people have the tools and skills needed to continue on their recovery journey.

Closing Date: 14th June 

Application Notes:  

To Apply: Download Job Description and Application Form and return to admin@liber8.org.uk 

2. Part Time Counsellor (21hrs)

Role:  
Liber8 are looking for a part-time (21hrs) Counsellor / Therapist for their busy Blantyre Office.The postholder will be expected to deliver a range of evidence-based interventions recommended by NICE/SIGN guidelines as effective approaches.

Hours: 21 hrs

Salary: £30,940 - £32,760 (pro rata) depending on experience 

Main Purpose: 
The postholder, will provide counselling/therapy and group work to individuals, who may have experienced a range of issues, including but not exclusive to mental health issues; alcohol and or substance use and associated issues; bereavement; relationship issues. Demonstrable experience of working in counselling environment and facilitating, or co-facilitating groups is a desirable element for this post.The postholder may work in Liber8's counselling services and throughout each of the Beacons depending on demand.  

We are looking for counsellor/ therapists who work in an integrative way, rather than being confined to a single therapeutic approach. We also welcome applications from those who can bring experience of expressive and creative therapies to their work 

Closing Date: 14th June 

Application Notes:  

To Apply: Download Application Form and Job Decription and return to admin@liber8.org.uk 

3. Beacons Counsellors x 2 

Role: Counsellor / Therapist x 2 

Hours: 21 hrs

Salary: £30,940 - £32,760 (pro rata) depending on experience depending on experience 

Purpose of Job Role

The postholders, will provide specialist counselling/therapy and group work to people, who have experienced alcohol and or substance use and associated issues and are now seeking to maintain their recovery journey. 

The postholders will work closely with the Beacons team including the mental health and wellbeing practitioners to promote, encourage and celebrate recovery. They will be able to foster a culture and maintain a psychologically informed environment. We are looking for counsellors/ therapists who work in an integrative way, rather than being confined to a single therapeutic approach. We also welcome applications from those who are able to bring experience of expressive and creative therapies to their work. 

Demonstrable experience of working in the area of alcohol and or substance use and facilitating, group programmes and workshops is a requirement for this post.

This is an exciting time to join our expanding and innovative recovery programme in South Lanarkshire, ensuring Psychological Interventions run parallel with recovery activities and opportunities, ensuring people have the tools and skills needed to continue on their recovery journey.

Closing Date: 14th June 

Application Notes:  

To Apply: Download Job Decription and Application Form and return to admin@liber8.org.uk 

4. Sessional Counsellors 

(With immediate starts and flexible hours)

Role:  
Counsellor / Therapist: Sessional:The postholder will be expected to deliver a range of evidence-based interventions recommended by NICE/SIGN guidelines as effective approaches.

Main Purpose: 
The postholder, will provide counselling/therapy and group work to individuals, who may have experienced a range of issues, including but nt exclusive to mental health issues; alcohol and or substance use and associated issues; bereavement; relationship issues. Demonstrable experience of working in counselling environment and facilitating, groups and workshops is a desirable element for this post.The postholder may work in a variety of Liber8's counselling services. depending on demand.  

We are looking for counsellor/ therapists who work in an integrative way, rather than being confined to a single therapeutic approach. We also welcome applications from those who can bring experience of expressive and creative therapies to their work . Job Decription 

Application Notes:  

To Apply:  Email your interest; inserting Sessional Counsellor in the subject line and attach a copy of your CV to admin@liber8.org.uk 


Where to Find Us

Blantyre Base,
Liber8 (Lanarkshire) Ltd.,
1-3 Station Road, Blantyre,
South Lanarkshire, G72 9AA

01698 533 035