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Counsellor (Maternity Leave):

The Junction – Young People, Health & Wellbeing is a multi award-winning organisation established in 2005 that provides a range of health and wellbeing services for young people. You can find out more about our services at

We are looking for an experienced young person’s Counsellor for a maternity cover role. The role will provide trauma informed counselling with young people aged 12-21 accessing The Junctions nested provision model. A key focus of this role will be supporting young people in response to the trauma and impact of Coronavirus.

The post is supported by The National Lottery Community Fund.

Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd June – 5pm

Interviews to be held (via Zoom) week beginning the 8th June Informal Enquiries to Suzanne Campbell , Service Manager via

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our priority is to protect the health and wellbeing of the individuals we support, our staff and our communities.

We will ensure a safe recruitment process, in line with guidance from the NHS in Scotland and the Scottish Government.


Job Description: Counsellor (Maternity Cover) JD

Application Form: Counsellor (Maternity Cover) AF



Are you able to give your time, talent and experience to support a local charity?

Are you interested in the health and wellbeing of the young people of Leith and North East Edinburgh?

Has the Junction helped you, a member of your family or someone else you know?

Whatever your motivation…….BECOME A TRUSTEE

The Junction is looking for a number of talented and committed people to join their Board of Trustees starting early 2018.

Along with a willingness contribute to our evolving peer working model, the essential requirements are enthusiasm for, and commitment to deliver our Vision – for all young people to reach their full potential.

We are particularly interested, but not exclusively, in people with some of the following skills and experience or knowledge of:

No previous trustee experience is required, as support will be provided.

Estimated time commitment per annum:


The Junction is an award winning young person’s health service for 12-21 year olds primarily in North East Edinburgh. We also support the development of health related work with young people throughout Edinburgh.

We offer access to a wide range of services, promoting health and wellbeing and providing young people with the skills to cope, enjoy life and reach their potential. We achieve this through education, information, and by providing a safe and welcoming environment with caring staff and volunteers who specialise in youth health.


People volunteer for different reasons but this can be an opportunity to have a new challenge, meet new people and develop your skills. We look forward to hearing from you and invite expressions of interest, in the first instance, by email or by phone, 0131 553 0570.