School Counsellor Required: Chippenham, Wiltshire,


Sheldon School

Job Reference # EDV/2024/SS/22566
Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6HJ
Contract Type: Permanent
Contract Term: Full-Time
Salary: £29,961.93 Annually (Actual)
Based on 37 hours per week, 39 working weeks and 44.85 paid weeks per year.
Closing Date: Midday, 8th Jul 2024
Start Date: 1st September 2024
Positions Available: 1
Interview Date(s): Monday 15th July 2024

At Sheldon, we have a strong desire for all students to achieve their potential.  For some of our students, they require additional support for this to happen.  We are seeking to appoint a qualified Counsellor to join our passionate support team.

Our School Counsellor will support students through targeted counselling interventions and will promote the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of our pupils.

Liaising with the Designated Safeguarding Lead, SLT and SENCo, the successful candidate will play a key part of the school’s pastoral system and show commitment to developing positive attitudes and approaches to lifelong learning for all students by providing therapeutic interventions and strategies.

You will have a positive attitude yourself and your ability to engage and encourage young people will be essential, as will your ability to work flexibly to meet their individual needs.

A relevant qualification in Counselling/Psychotherapy will be essential, and relevant experience of supporting young people within a secondary school is desirable.


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