Lead Counsellor

Job Title: Lead Counsellor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Alton
Salary: £40,406 per annum
Job Published: February 13, 2020 16:49

Job Description

Treloar’s is one of the largest specialist Schools and Colleges in the UK for young people with disabilities. Our fundamental purpose is simple: to enable disabled young people to fulfil their potential in every aspect of their lives.

Lead Counsellor

20-22 hours per week (over 4 days)

£40,406 per annum full time equivalent (prorata to 42 hours)

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Lead Counsellor. This is a varied and interesting post managing the counselling provision within the school and college with 12 hours per week hands-on counselling.

We are looking for someone who is capable of providing high quality counselling and support to children and young people experiencing a wide variety of emotional problems sometimes with limited verbal communication. The post holder will liaise with a variety of different staff members within our truly multi-disciplinary environment.

The successful candidate will possess a Diploma in Counselling and have BACP accreditation or UKCP registration. It is essential that you have clinical supervisory and have experience of working with children and disabilities.

We offer:

  • Term time working with the possibility of some support needed during holiday periods
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Pension scheme, life insurance and critical illness cover
  • Occupational health scheme
  • HSF cash plan and Perkbox discount scheme
  • Free wellbeing and social activities

Closing date: 11th March 2020                     

Interview date: 19th March 2020

An application pack can be obtained by visiting, emailing or calling 01420 547400 ext. 3411. Informal visits are welcome.

Treloar Trust is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All successful candidates will be subject to a DBS Check along with other relevant employment checks.

Treloar Trust, responsible for Treloar School and Treloar College, is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy. Registered charity number 1092857.