School Counsellor Required: London Borough of Redbridge


Reporting to: AHT – Designated Safeguarding & Mental Health & Wellbeing Lead
Start date: ASAP or as available
Suitable for: Experienced
Contract: Part time (hours/days to be discussed) 44.4 weeks per year
Salary: LBR 5 Point 12 -15 (£30,033-£31,440 FTE)
Disclosure level: Enhanced

About the Role

We are a large, well-organised Secondary school in Redbridge looking for an excellent, experienced and enthusiastic School Counsellor.   We are seeking someone to provide high quality counselling to students experiencing a wide range of emotional needs. You will be required to provide support, guidance and advice to students, parents, carers and the school. Confidentiality will need to be observed to support the school’s endeavor to provide excellent teaching and learning for all students. You will also contribute to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and personal care of our students.

We are seeking a School Counsellor who has:

  • BACP Full Accreditation, UKCP registration or BPC
  • Further therapeutic training or qualification in working with children and young people
  • An understanding of the developmental, emotional, social and educational issues of children and young people
  • An awareness of a range of needs from people from diverse ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds
  • Knowledge of local mental health and CAMHS Service
  • Knowledge of the Children’s Act and legislation pertaining to children.


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