School Counsellor Required: Worthing, West Sussex


Job Title: School Counsellor – Worthing

Location: Worthing, West Sussex, UK

Salary: £30,120 per annum (£12,210 pro-rata)

Hours: 15

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract until 31 July 2022

Closing date: 6th May 2021

Interview date: 13th May 2021

YMCA DownsLink Group Dialogue is a well-established BACP accredited counselling and wellbeing service for children, young people & families operating across Sussex and into Surrey. Dialogue have been offering counselling in Davison CE High School for Girls for some years now.

This is an exciting opportunity to continue the delivery of the Dialogue counselling service to students in this well-respected girl’s school. Davison High school is a girls Church of England secondary school serving pupils 11 to 16 in Worthing, West Sussex. In its last inspection the school was judged by OFSTED as Good.

Desired Criteria

  • At least 2 years post-qualified counsellors/therapists and BACP Registered or Accredited, or registered with another recognised professional body (e.g. HPC, UKCP).
  • Counsellors/therapists with experience of working therapeutically with children and young people, ideally in a school setting.
  • Candidates who value team working, believe in making a difference to lives of the children and young people they work with, and who can bring passion and professionalism to this post.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.


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