direction are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Salary from £40+ per hour, dependent on experience.

As we are expanding our work at direction, we are looking for a Couples and Individuals Counsellor and Supervisor to join our friendly team in Edinburgh, on a part-time, freelance basis.

The successful candidate will hold the following essential attributes:

  • Experienced and fully qualified Counsellor/Psychotherapist accredited by BACP and/or COSCA, working within these professional body’s ethical practice, confidential framework and recognized standards.
  • Qualified and fully trained Supervisor accredited by BACP and/or COSCA.
  • Proven training and experience of working with Couples.
  • Excellent standard of verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Experience of working with private clients and/or EAP’s.
  • Ability to carry out all work with a friendly, professional and ethical approach.
  • Provide evidence of a suitable frequency of supervision and continuous professional development.
  • Possess Professional Indemnity Insurance.
  • The ability to work well on your own with minimum supervision, using personal initiative.
  • Disciplined, organised and thorough, with an attention to detail.
  • A commitment to providing excellent client care.
  • A willingness to contribute to the development of a useful learning environment for self and others.
  • A commitment to equal opportunities.

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Provide Counselling/Psychotherapy services to Individual and Couple clients face to face, on screen / telephone.
  • Be available to see clients on at least one evening and one morning/afternoon per week.
  • Be able to travel to Edinburgh City Centre, EH7 for face-to-face appointment where requested.
  • Ensuring all client contact details are obtained and stored in line with GDPR regulations and our company data protection policy.
  • Accurately record necessary session notes for each client/organisation.
  • Liaise and communicate effectively with other direction team members.

To apply for this position, please submit a copy of your CV and covering letter.
In your covering letter please also outline your availability and any upcoming holidays.

Closing date for applications Tuesday 20th September.

As we expand our work at direction, we are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Administrator
to join our friendly team in Edinburgh, on a part-time, freelance basis.

· Primarily remote work with a monthly in-person meeting in Leith, Edinburgh.
· Hours between 6-10 per week depending on business requirements, one working day needs to be a
Thursday for a minimum of around 5hrs.
· £15-£17 per hour depending on experience.

Job Description – General:

· Provide wide range of admin duties to the Managing Director and Operations Administrator as
needed. This will include covering days off and holidays.· Proficiently use Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Teams, OneDrive, Excel, PowerPoint etc.).
· Assist in planning and producing proposals, reports, emails, and training presentations via strong
written communication skills.
· Handle annual renewals for professional memberships, accreditations, and insurances.
· Ensure organisational Policies and Procedures are up to date.
· Referral of clients, including use and management of our booking system (Cliniko) for client
· Collaborate with the Managing Director on business development and growth opportunities.
· Share relevant information with the direction team and actively contribute to the organization's
broader initiatives.
· Work independently, taking initiative to solve challenges and identify opportunities.

Premises Management –

7A Haddington Place, Edinburgh:
· Manage room hire at the direction therapy room, including advertising, vetting potential bookers,
and overseeing maintenance.
· Monitor stock levels, maintenance, cleaning, and mail collection.
· Handle booking inquiries, record cancellations, and maintain the online calendar.

Preferred Administration Skills and Experience

· Understanding and experience of social media channels.
· Newsletter creation via Mailchimp.
· Basic website updates via WordPress.
· Financial admin including use of Xero, Stripe and online banking systems for small businesses.

Please send your CV and a brief covering letter to to apply.
Closing date 23rd October 2023.

**Candidates should only apply if they live in Scotland & a commutable distance to Edinburgh, preferably
Central Belt or East Scotland**