Schools Counsellor Required: Oldham, Greater Manchester


Closing Date: 25th January 2021

Job Title: Schools Counsellor (Mental Health Practitioner)
Hours: 36 hours
Posts: One full-time vacancy
Contract: Permanent
Responsible to: Children and Young People’s Tameside Project Manager
Based in: Working across Oldham
Salary: £23,175.36 per annum


The Youth in Mind (CYP) Directorate is looking to recruit a school counsellor to join the Mental Health support teams. The role will be based within education settings supporting delivery of our children and young people services across Oldham borough.

E = Essential and must be able to demonstrate these points in order to be shortlisted Attitudes and values

1. A commitment to providing effective high quality services (E)

2. A willingness to embrace change and the unknown (E)

3. A desire to develop services and take on new challenges (E)

4. A willingness to develop and maintain positive working relationships (E)

5. Emotional resilience and ability to manage own wellbeing (E)

6. A commitment to achieving targets (E)

7. A desire to work independently and proactively (E)


1. 1 years’ relevant experience of providing Counselling to children and young people (E)

2. Experience of working with volunteers (D)

3. Experience or working within an e


1. Level 4 Counselling qualification from a recognised academic institution. (E)


1. A good awareness of emotional wellbeing and mental health issues (E)

2. Good knowledge of client presentations appropriate for counselling and referral pathways into other mental health and wellbeing support services (D)


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