Practice Placement Volunteers

Cruse Scotland has been adapting training and pathways for HND and Dip FE Counselling students in Scotland to undertake their final placement with us.

Applications are now open for HND and Dip FE Counselling students seeking a final practice placement, until Monday 1st November 2021. 

Cruse Scotland Practice Placements are designed for trainee counsellors seeking a final practice placement who meet our minimum standards:

  • have completed their readiness for practice statement
  • can commit to undertaking a volunteering role for 2 years within Cruse Scotland and who can work within our organisational policies, such as our time limited support model and work with a minimum of two clients at any given time
  • have been trained by your course provider in delivery of therapeutic support and Counselling through telephone / or digital means
  • provide your own counselling supervision across placement hours
  • commitment to attend
    • 3-day Digital training, Sat 13th, Sun 14th and Sat 20th November 2021
    • completion of eLearning
    • local induction experience following training

Closing Date

Monday 1st November at 9am

Application Process

Download forms here

HND Practice Placement Information (pdf)

HND Practice Placement Application form (.docx)

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form (pdf)

Or request an application pack via