YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP
School Counsellor – The Central Hub
Brighton & Hove
Part Time - 15 hours per week (worked over 2 days)
Term Time only – 46 weeks per year
Fixed Term until 31st July 2020 (extension likely)
£30,120 per annum (pro rata)
£10,801 per annum (actual)
To start March 2020
The Central Hub (Previously known as Brighton & Hove Pupil Referral Unit) helps children and young people who have struggled with school to overcome their barriers to learning. This post is based in two of The Central Hub sites in the City, supporting secondary school age students.
Pupils who attend come from all over Brighton & Hove. They include children with special educational needs, as well as those who have significant gaps in their learning or who have been excluded from mainstream schools.
Applicants must be qualified counsellors/therapists and a Registered member of BACP; BACP accredited or registered with another recognised professional body (e.g. HCPC, UKCP).
Applicants must be experienced in counselling children and young people with special needs and behavioural challenges. Applicants must have experience of offering creative therapy interventions as well as traditional ‘talking’ therapies.
Experience of liaising with parents/carers, and school staff will be advantageous.
If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact Anita Barnard 01273 222550 email@example.com
YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.
YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.
Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Closing Date: 9am Monday 3rd February 2020
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Please note that we do not accept CVs.
To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group, www.ymcadlg.org/vacancies/, or contact HR via firstname.lastname@example.org or Human Resources, 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE (01273 222567).