School Counsellor – Millais School

Job Title: School Counsellor

Location: Horsham, West Sussex

Salary: £29,670 per annum (pro-rata) £8,867 per annum (actual)

Hours: 12.5

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Closing date: 17th May 2021

YMCA Dialogue is a BACP Accredited service, providing counselling services in schools since 1994. Dialogue has built an excellent reputation with schools, professionals and commissioners and the service has developed and expanded over the years, now operating across Brighton & Hove, East and West Sussex, and Surrey.

Dialogue have worked with Millais School for a number of years, the counselling provision is valued and well established, and you will be part of a team with another Dialogue counsellor. We are seeking candidates who value team working, believe in making a difference to the lives of the children and young people they work with, and who can bring passion and professionalism to this post.

Applicants must be experienced in counselling young people (age 11-16).
Applicants must be qualified counsellors/therapists and be BACP Registered or registered with another recognised professional body (e.g., HPC, UKCP).

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.

If you are an applicant interested in this post and would like an informal discussion having read the job pack, you can speak to Anita Barnard [email protected] or email [email protected] and your query will be forwarded.

YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

How to apply

Download an application pack below.

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