Schools Based Counsellor

Schools based Counsellor

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Closing Date: 24/08/2020

Location/Division: Ocean Park House, Cardiff

Schools Based Counsellor

Contract term: 12 Months fixed term 

Basic salary of £26,000 per annum, rising to £27,500 per annum. Additional benefits of generous holiday package, healthcare scheme, contributory pension scheme and more. Starting Total Reward Package, up to, £29,000 per annum.

ACT School’s has an exciting opportunity for an experienced counsellor. We are looking for a School Counsellor to join our team and provide a high quality counselling service. This is a fixed term position for a year. You will provide one to one support and offer wellbeing groups and intervention sessions.

This is a rewarding role which will have a significant impact on the mental wellbeing of our pupils. You will contribute to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare, and personal care of pupils.

You will be required to work closely with teaching staff and Centre Managers to ensure that learners receive the required support as soon as possible.

The role covers both Caerphilly and Cardiff school sites and fits within the Care, Support and Guidance department reporting to the Senior Programme Manager.

A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is required.

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ACT reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Interview dates: TBC



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