Counsellor for Learners Required: Chester, Cheshire


Closing Date: 12TH March 2021

Employer: Upton High School
Salary: Grade 8, £27,741 – £32,234 pro rata per annum (£12,237 – £14,219 actual salary)
Location: Upton-by-Chester High School
Contract: Temporary
Working Pattern: Part Time/Term Time
Hours: 19.5 hours per week. 9am – 4pm 3 days per week, over 38 weeks per year.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 12/03/2021 at 15:00 PM
Reference: SEC/21/144210
Upton High School

Upton-by-Chester High School has an exciting new opportunity for a qualified and experienced integrative counsellor.

Counsellor for Learners

(AAAE 5201)

Starting immediately

19.5 hours per week over 38 weeks per year

9am – 4pm 3 days per week

Grade 8, £27,741 – £32,234 (Pro Rata £12,237 – £14,219)


The Counsellor will provide a counselling service for our 11-18 year old Learners with the purpose of creating a relationship of trust with young people, enabling confidential dialogue to aid emotional independence, resilience, and mental wellbeing.

With the motivation to develop innovative responses to changing mental health needs and provide quality information, advice, support and signposting where appropriate.

Applicants must have a recognised qualification in counselling, and be accredited, or working towards accreditation, by the BACP, UKCP, or an equivalent body.

Experience of working with young people is essential.

This is a temporary role in the first instance until 31 August 2022 and will be reviewed to determine the impact and effectiveness.

Apply online at or download an application pack from our website Electronic applications should be returned to HR Manager, Sheena Lloyd,

CVs alone will not be accepted

CLOSING DATE: Friday 12 March 2021