Counselling Coordinator Required: Hertfordshire
Closing Date: 08 March 2021
Hours: 21.6 hours/4 days – Actual days to be agreed. This is a Term Time only post working 38 weeks per year
Salary: based on FTE of £29,815 – £32,080 p.a. (Actual Salary £15,193.72 – £16,347.97 p.a.) depending on qualifications and experience
Annual Leave: You will also receive a generous annual leave entitlement of 30 days (pro rata) that is incorporated into your salary payment.
Closing Date: Monday 08 March 2021@ 12 noon
Interview Date: Wednesday 17 March 2021
We seek a Counselling Coordinator who can co-ordinate a cross college student counselling service and provide counselling support to learners. The role holder will serve on the College’s mental health working party, advise the safeguarding team and line-manage trainee counsellors including art therapists and provision of clinical supervision. The role holder will be required to produce regular reports relevant to assessment of the service and promote the service to staff and learners.
The ideal candidate for this role will be an enthusiastic individual who has a degree in related subject and/or holds equivalent professional qualifications with a commitment to a comprehensive advice and counselling service within a fully integrated pastoral care system. Having a trained teacher status will be advantageous however possession of a diploma in counselling is essential.
We are looking for someone who is well-organised and has the ability to create rapport (with 14-19 year olds in particular), and to inspire trust and confidence. It will be with no doubt that you will have adequate knowledge of health and welfare issues, particularly relevant to teenage years.
Hertford Regional College can provide you with some of the best in house training and staff development opportunities to maintain your professional development.
Hertford Regional College offers access to state of the art facilities for staff and learners, a defined benefit Pension scheme, free parking, onsite refectory with subsidised coffee outlet, a gym and a library. As a member of our team, you and everybody living at your home address will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme, promoting wellbeing and a healthy lifestyle.
To find out more about Hertford Regional College and working with us, please visit our website: www.hrc.ac.uk
All Candidates will receive either a notification to attend an Interview or an email to advise that they have been unsuccessful. This will be sent to the email address supplied upon application.
Please ensure that you outline in the Supporting Statement how your experience, skills and qualifications meet those outlined in the Person Specification; only candidates that fully outline the above will be selected for interview.
We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of any vacancies when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist.
All positions are subject to a DBS (formerly CRB) check and your start date will be dependent upon receipt of satisfactory DBS clearance.