Student Counsellor

Job Title: Student Counsellor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bristol
Salary: £27,611 - £31,043 pro rata (actual £23,542 - £26,469)
Start Date: ASAP
Job Published: February 14, 2017 08:52

Job Description

£27,611 - £31,043 pro rata (actual £23,542 - £26,469)

Full-time, term time only plus Inset days

Fixed term maternity cover contract to start ASAP – 25th May 2018 (or the earlier return of the postholder)

Bristol Brunel Academy is an oversubscribed, forward-thinking Academy based in Speedwell, Bristol, rated “Good” by Ofsted in 2013. Our students are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community, who benefit from a hugely positive and supportive learning environment.

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Student Counsellor to work with students aged 11 to 16. Your duties will include:

  • providing counselling services and support to students;
  • safeguarding the wellbeing and emotional needs of all students on a one-to-one and small group basis;
  • working with the Designated Safeguarding Lead, Year Teams, Senior Leadership Team, Personalised Learning Centre and SEN to secure the educational, social, emotional and developmental needs for identified children;
  • providing a signposting service to Academy staff requiring support or supervision.

We are part of the Cabot Learning Federation and you will be provided with the opportunity to participate in both Academy and pan-federation professional development from a wide network of high quality education professionals.

To apply, please visit (CVs are not accepted).

Closing date:  Noon on Wednesday, 1st March 2017

Interview date: w/c 6th March 2017

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health and right to work in the UK.  The checks will also include an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

Please note that if you have not had a response within two weeks of the advert closing date then you can assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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