Student Counsellor Required: St Helens, Merseyside


St Cuthbert’s School

SALARY: NJC SCP 23 – 25 – £32,076 – £33,945 FTE per annum (actual salary £27,589.68 – £29,587.86)

HOURS:  37 per week, term time only plus 5 days (39 weeks) – Working Monday- Friday 8am-4pm (3:30pm on Friday)

Closing Date: Monday, 1st July 2024 at 9:00am

INTERVIEW: Friday, 5th July 2024

Contract Term: Permanent


Required to commence 1st September 2024

In July 2022, Ofsted Inspectors returned and confirmed that St Cuthbert’s continues to be a good school.
“Pupils told inspectors that the best thing about the school is the education that they receive. They value the purposeful learning environment. Pupils focus on their work in class and co-operate well with one another. Leaders and staff have high expectations for pupils’ behaviour and academic success. Pupils have pride in their work”.


We seek to appoint an honest, reliable and enthusiastic person to join our learning community to have a key role in the development and delivery of the school counselling service for all students, including:

  • Be a key team member within our Pastoral system and Farne provision.
  • Provide an effective personal counselling service for school students as identified/referred.  This could be through EMDR/EBSA work or Counselling with a Psychodynamic focus amongst other things.
  • Support the screening of and working with Neurodivergent students, and student who have experienced trauma.
  • Operate within the NCSP and the B.A.C.P code of ethics, with particular reference to Supervision, Confidentiality and Record Keeping.
  • The successful candidate must be highly motivated with relevant qualifications to include a Diploma in Counselling and be BACP accredited/registered.
  • Have successful experience of working with young people aged 11-16.
  • Support the school’s mission, vision, values and strategic objectives, acting as a role model for learners.
  • Be aware of and comply with school policies relating to child protection, health & safety, confidentiality and data protection


What we can offer:
·         A shared vision and ambition to deliver excellence for our young people
·         An opportunity to share in shaping the school’s improvement journey
·         Happy children who aspire to do their best
·         Motivated and dedicated staff
·         Commitment to Continued Professional Development


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