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Working for Avenue is an opportunity to be part of a friendly, committed team. While we have a variety of skills, we work towards the same goals: to provide a rights-respecting, person-centred, effective service to families and individuals. We aim to strengthen relationships and increase wellbeing and resilience for everyone.

Avenue is an equal opportunities employer. We offer an ongoing programme of training and development opportunities to our team. Our team is made up of a mix of employed staff, freelance practitioners and volunteers, so are able to offer a range of opportunities. Where PVGs are required for a post, Avenue pays for all applications and scheme updates.

 

    Recruitment Process    

Please send your completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to with the JOB TITLE and RECRUITMENT in the subject line.

Download our .docx Application Form

Download our Equal Opps .docx Form

We only accept fully completed Avenue Application Forms. CVs will not be accepted.

If you have any queries, please also direct these to

 

 

    Current Vacancies    

We are currently recruiting for the following vacancies: 

Groupwork Practitioner

As Groupwork Practitioner, you will develop a new area of work that responds to community need, delivering early intervention and prevention groupwork to increase people’s ability to improve their relationships and wellbeing. 

Applicants should have proven experience of developing and delivering groupwork in community settings, the ability to work to agreed timescales, manage their own workload, and establish and maintain effective relationships both internally and externally. They should also be willing and able to travel within Avenue’s area of delivery (Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray).

Hours: Part-time, 18 hours per week - flexible.

Contract: Fixed term 6 months with the potential to become permanent.

Salary: £23,302 - £26,236 per annum, pro rata (dependant on experience).

Closing date:  Weds 17th August 2022 at 9:00am

Groupwork Practitioner (Job Description and Person Spec).pdf

Avenue Overview.pdf

 

Relationship Counsellor

We are looking for a qualified Relationship Counsellor to join our therapeutic team.
You must be a registered member of COSCA or the BACP and hold a recognised Diploma in Relationship Counselling, or a recognised Diploma in Counselling with an additional qualification in Relationship Counselling.

We would welcome conversations with qualified Relationship Counsellors located within commuting distance of our Avenue base in Elgin. The role will be on a freelance basis and will involve a blended delivery of face-to-face and remote working (via Zoom and/or phone).

Location: Elgin

Closing date:  Ongoing

Relationship Counsellor (Job Description and Person Spec).pdf

 

Children and Young Person Counsellor

We are looking for qualified Children and Young People Counsellors to join our therapeutic team.
You must be a registered member of COSCA or the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and hold a recognised Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People, or a recognised Diploma in Counselling, with an additional (Level 9 or equivalent) qualification in counselling Children and Young People. A proven record of working with children and young people is also a must.

We would welcome conversations with qualified Children and Young People Counsellors located within commuting distance of our Avenue bases in Elgin and Aberdeen. The role will be on a freelance basis and will involve a blended delivery of face-to-face and remote working (via Zoom and/or phone).

Location: Elgin

Closing date: Ongoing

Children and Young People Counsellor (Job Description and Person Spec).pdf

 

A PVG membership will be required for these posts.

 

Trustee (Voluntary)

As Avenue continues to grow and to meet the increasing demand of our service, we are looking for Trustees to join our existing Board, providing leadership and direction for Avenue.

The Board’s role is to secure Avenue’s long-term sustainability, to oversee the legal, financial and operational management of Avenue, and to ensure it meets the charitable aims set out in its constitution. As a trustee, you will share formal responsibility for the charity and must act in its best interests, regardless of how you are elected or appointed.

We are particularly looking for Trustees with the following knowledge and expertise: Charity Governance; Safeguarding and Child Protection; Fundraising; Marketing and Promotion; Social Care and Health (in particular Mental Health).
For an informal conversation, please contact Avenue’s CEO, Sandra Marshall, on

Closing date: Ongoing

Avenue Trustee (Role Description).pdf