Vacancies at COSCA

COSCA Recognition Scheme Assessors and Verifiers

COSCA is currently looking for volunteers to be involved in our Recognition Scheme for Organisations.
Would you like to contribute to the advancement of the quality of counselling and counselling skills in organisations in Scotland?
Do you feel you can help make a difference?

To find out more about these voluntary positions, and to apply, please get in touch by emailing 

Lay Member on COSCA Coporate Affairs Group (Voluntary Position)

COSCA (Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland) is looking for a new member to join our Corporate Affairs Group.

If you are interested in the vacancy please see the link in the title for further information.

Applications are to be submitted in writing to Brian Magee, Chief Executive 


Vacancies at other organisations

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PF Counselling Service - Director

The Role

Due to the imminent retiral of its long-serving current Director, this forward-thinking organisation seeks to appoint a proactive, experienced, self-motivated professional to lead it through an important period of change. The successful candidate will use their proven clinical, managerial, and leadership skills to sustain and deliver the charity’s core counselling service while imaginatively developing the organisation in the coming years. With a lead role in the future of such a unique and highly respected organisation, the new Director will help to change people’s lives and deliver affordable therapy to a wide diversity of people.


If you share the charity’s commitment to the healing, growth, and personal change that counselling can offer, and are a confident, inclusive, and compassionate leader with the skills we are seeking, then we’d love to hear from you.

The full Recruitment Brief, giving details of the job description and person specification, is attached in the link above.

See for full details of the job and application process.

Salary: £45,000 -£55,000

Closing date: Monday 4 March 2024

CRUSE Scotland - Bereavement Counsellors

We are looking for trained counsellors who are supportive and non-judgemental, proactive, motivated, and open to change and demonstrate an understanding of the importance and scope of confidentiality. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also essential. You must be a registered member of COSCA or the BACP and hold a recognised Diploma in Counselling. Please click the link above for further information.

Sunflower Garden (CrossReach) - Volunteer Taxi Buddy

Sunflower Garden is a service for children and young people in Edinburgh affected by drug and alcohol use in their families. 

Sunflower Garden supports children and young people aged 5-18; helping them to find ways of coping with their situations by expressing and managing their worries, feelings and fears.

Are you free on a Wednesday afternoon in the New Year?
Could you gift your time as a volunteer or know someone who could?

Please click the link above for further information for this vacancy.

Church of Scotland - Clinical Support Officer

As a member of the Faith Action team you will work within Ministries Support to help to deliver the key functions of supporting Ministers and their families.  Holding boundaried and confidential conversations will form part of the role alongside preparing correspondence and detailed clinical case notes, sourcing appropriate therapeutic options and following up on referral arrangements. Further information on this vacancy can be found in the link in the title, the recruitment pack is in the link below.

Recruitment Pack

Closing Date - Monday 4th March 2024

CrossReach - Perinatal Volunteer Counsellor opportunity

CrossReach Perinatal Service offers support to parents and families expecting a child, or whose youngest child is under 3. Our trained counsellors and therapists are experienced, compassionate and offer support without judgement. We offer support to those experiencing anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, trauma or any other difficulties before or after having a baby. Please click the link in the title for further information on the vacancy.

Closing Date: Sunday 10th March


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