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Cognitive Behaviour Therapist/ Psychotherapist or Counsellor

Posted 8 days ago by West Heath School
Location Sevenoaks Job Type Part-time
Salary Sector Counselling, Educational, Psychotherapy

WEST HEATH SCHOOL

Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, TN13 1SR

Cognitive Behaviour Therapist/ Psychotherapist or Counsellor

(Part-time Mondays & Wednesdays 8.00am-4.00pm Term-Time only, 39 weeks)

Salary- £12,714 p/a

Starting 1 st September 2021

3. Staff Application Form May 2021.docx

We are seeking an enthusiastic and capable CBT Therapist/Psychotherapist, or Counsellor to join our multi-disciplinary team of therapists working with a caseload of students with a wide range of social, emotional, and mental health needs. This role is demanding and challenging, but very rewarding All of our learners have ECHPs and as a school we are proud to promote the development of life skills and social development as equal to academic achievement. West Heath School work towards the end goal of helping students re-integrate into mainstream learning and preparation for adulthood. All of our learners have EHCP’s and as a school we are proud to promote the development of life skills and social development as equal to academic achievement. West Heath School works towards the end goal of helping students re-integrate into mainstream learning and preparation for adulthood. Applicants must be prepared to work in the school environment and occasionally at external locations when required.

Key Requirements

  • BABCP/BACP accredited
  • Full driving licence and use of own vehicle
  • Ready to learn new skills
  • Willing to learn teaching strategies and techniques
  • Proactive, creative and innovative
  • Emotionally robust and resilient
  • Flexible, engaging and adaptable

Benefits

  • Free lunch and refreshments as well as free parking onsite
  • Employee Assistance Support Line Service
  • Regular mentoring and coaching
  • Regular training from internal and external experts
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounted venue hire for parties/weddings

Closing Date – Monday 28th of June at 9 am

Application Form, Job Descriptions and further details are on our website www.westheathschool.com or contact whs.hrdepartment@westheathschool.com for further information.

Working at West Heath School involves close and unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups including children and as such is a regulated activity. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. 

Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post (including an Enhanced DBS check. Management positions will require a 128 Check).