School Counsellor, Pupil Referral Unit (PRU)
Brighton & Hove
Fixed Term contract until 31st July 2019
Part Time – 22.5 Hours per week, worked over 3 days
Term time only – 46 weeks per year
£29,665 per annum (pro-rata)
£15,745 per annum (actual)

Brighton & Hove Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) helps children and young people who have struggled with school to overcome their barriers to learning. This post is likely to be based in two of the PRU sites in the City, supporting both primary and secondary school age students.

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, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

Applicants must be qualified counsellors/therapists and a Registered member of BACP; BACP accredited or registered with another recognised professional body (e.g. HCPC, UKCP).

Applicants must be experienced in counselling primary and secondary school age children and young people, with special needs and behavioural challenges. Applicants must have experience of offering creative play interventions. Experience of liaising with parents/carers, and school staff will be advantageous.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact Anita Barnard on 01273 222550 or by email

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)


Closing date for applications: Tuesday 23rd April 2019 at 9am

Interviews date: To be confirmed


How To Apply…
You can download an application pack and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at or by hand or post to:

Human Resources
Reed House,
47 Church Road,
Hove, BN3 2BE

Download an application pack here
Download an application form here