School Counsellor Required: Crawley, West Sussex
Closing Date: Friday 04 December 2020
Salary: £17 500 pro rata
Position Type: Part Time
Contract Type: Temporary
We are seeking a Part-Time School Counsellor for our Pastoral Department for Mondays and Thursdays 09.00-17.00 per week Term Time only on a fixed term contract until July 2021.
The successful candidate will arrange appointments for individual students, using a referral system which enables triage, and provide the opportunity for them to be listened to in a therapeutic setting. Offer and publicise a ‘walk-in’ service to students giving a specified period of time where students are aware of the opportunity for them to turn up of their own accord. Analyse and assess the individual student’s needs and liaise with pastoral staff to support the referral of the student on, where necessary, to an appropriate professional setting.
The successful candidate will be a fully Qualified counsellor with British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy accreditation and UKCP* / UKRC*registration or equivalent. Receiving ongoing professional supervision as recommended by their counselling/psychotherapy professional body, and have experience of working with young people.
This is an exciting time to join our Pastoral Team and in return we offer our own generous salary scale and an enhanced benefits scheme including an employee assistance programme, meal provision and enhanced pension contribution. Employees have access to our facilities and benefit from free parking, social events and discounted school fees.
The successful applicants must have their own transport as there is no public transport to the site.
We are committed to the safeguarding of children. References and DBS checks will be conducted on the successful applicant.