Student Counsellor (Fixed Term Maternity cover until March 2022)
Term Time only (38 weeks per year) 15 hours per week.
Required: 31st August 2021
Salary: Grade E, Full time equivalent range £25,638-£28,217 (actual salary after pro rata £8,711.12-£9,587.39)
We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced counsellor to join our counselling team. The team provides a professional and confidential counselling service to students, promoting their emotional health and well-being and building their resilience to help them cope with the difficulties they face.
To be successful you will hold a diploma in counselling or equivalent as well as have BACP membership of affiliation to another professional counselling body. You will also have experience in providing counselling or therapy to individuals or groups, ideally with experience of working with under 18 year olds.
Join our friendly, thriving and supportive staff here at The Sixth Form College, Solihull. We aspire to be outstanding professionally and personally, taking time to invest in everything we do, to develop transformative life chances for all of our students and to stretch their potential to the full.
The Sixth Form College, Solihull is a large, culturally diverse specialist in A Levels and Level 3 BTEC qualifications, and part of the Summit Learning Trust.
Why work for us?
The Trust offers:
• A strong focus on staff care and wellbeing
• High quality training and support in and across academies
• A clear career pathway
• Employee assistance programme
• Employee discount schemes
We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, including a Children’s barred list check.