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Closing Date: 28/02/2021

Location/Division: Ocean Park House, Cardiff


Contract term: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

Basic salary of £26,000 per annum, rising to £27,500 per annum. Additional benefits of paid supervision, generous holiday package, healthcare scheme, contributory pension scheme, car uplift of £2,500 per annum and more. Starting Total Reward Package, up to, £29,000 per annum.

ACT has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Counsellor. We are looking for an innovative Counsellor to join our team and provide a high-quality wellbeing and counselling service. This is a full-time permanent position that will see you primarily work with young people in our School’s Department. You will provide formal counselling alongside informal one to one wellbeing support and group wellbeing interventions.

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

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 our Caerphilly and Cardiff 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: 1st Interviews - Thursday 4th March 2021


                            2nd Interviews – Wednesday 10th March 2021




Diversity Statement

ACT is committed to fair and safe recruitment practices and ensuring the most suitable candidate is recruited for each vacancy. We are committed to ensuring all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. Our questioning and collating of information is intended to help us maintain equal opportunities best practice and identify barriers to workforce equality and diversity. The information collated from you will not be used in any decision affecting you. The organisation recognises its responsibilities under legislation and employment law and positively promotes equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. ACT welcome applications from all who believe they meet the essential requirements of the role. If you require any further information please contact us directly.