School Counsellor Required (Barca): Leeds, West Yorkshire

Barca Leeds Services

Salary: £27,580 – £29,580
Closing date: 22nd March 2023 at 9am
Location: JESS and BCM Clusters
Job reference no: BL141
Contract type: Part-time

Part Time up to 22.5 Hours per week
(Preference for 3 days per work would consider 2 days per week)
Term Time Only – Fixed term until March 2024

Our Counselling & Wellbeing Service delivers a range of school and community-based individual and group counselling to adults, children and young people. We provide a children young people’s counselling service across a number of Clusters and are currently recruiting within Beeston, Cottingley & Middleton and JESS. School-based therapists provide short term targeted emotional health and wellbeing support, via a range of therapeutic interventions, for children and young people. The purpose of the counsellor’s role is to provide short-term (12 weeks), evidence-based therapeutic interventions to pupils in primary and secondary schools.

Applicants must demonstrate within their application how they meet the essential requirements as listed in the Personal Specification and hold a relevant counselling qualification. Applicants will also need to demonstrate a good understanding of the particular factors and issues faced by children and young people in relation to the maintenance of good mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Level 1 – £27,580.00 – successful candidates will have the opportunity to progress to level 2 with support and continuous professional development after 12 months in the role and with satisfactory performance

Level 2 – £29,580.00 – successful candidates meet and can demonstrate at interview all requirements and have the
required post qualifying experience

The successful applicant will benefit from the following:

  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free eye tests
  • 24/7 confidential staff helpline

Closing Date: 9am 22nd March 2023
Interviews: 30th March 2023

Informal enquiries regarding this job can be made to Rachel Lord on



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