School Counsellor, Mile Oak (YMCA DownsLink Group)



Salary: £28,425 per annum, pro rata


Closing date: Monday 15 October 2018


Location: Brighton


Contract type: Fixed Term


Job type: Care and Social Work


Job reference: PNR02375



About the Role




School Counsellor

Mile Oak Primary School, Hove

6 hours per week to start in January 2019

Term Time only – 46 weeks per year

Fixed term contract until 31 July 2019 in the first instance

£28,425 per annum (pro rata)

£4,077 per annum (actual)



We have worked with Mile Oak Primary School for many years and the counselling service is well established in the school.

We are seeking candidates who value team working, believe in making a difference to lives of the children they work with, and who can bring passion and professionalism to this post.

Applicants must be at least 2 years post qualified counsellors/therapists and BACP Registered or Accredited, or registered with another recognised professional body (e.g. HPC, UKCP).

Applicants must also be experienced in counselling young children in a primary school setting and able to offer creative interventions such as art and play, and have experience of meeting with parents/carers and liaising with school staff.

The position comes with an attractive benefits package, including a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, and an interest free bike loan.

Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact Anita Barnard 01273 222550

YMCA DownsLink Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.



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