Sessional Primary School Counsellor

Closing date: 
11 Sep 2015
Links Counselling service are recruiting passionate counsellors to join our sessional primary school counselling team. We provide a confidential and professional counselling service to a select number of primary schools within the Southern Area.

 

Job Purpose:

To work as part of the Links Counselling Team providing counselling or psychotherapeutic support in line with organisational need and individual skill sets. This will involve working with child clients within a number of schools locally.

 

Job Summary:

  1. To contribute to the work of Links Counselling Service in the daily delivery of safe and confidential counselling services.
  2. To implement the organisation’s systems, policies and procedures for service delivery.

 

Each canditate must meet the following criteria:

Professional qualification in counselling or psychotherapy (minimum Diploma standard)

Professional Registration or accreditation as a practitioner with BACP, IACP, UKCP or equivalent (equivalence to be determined by Links Counselling)

Specialised qualification in counselling children and young people, Level 5 Diploma or Equivalent.

Minimum of 2 years post-qualification supervised clinical practice  (accumulating to at least 200 hours post-qualifying supervised practice)

 Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and appropriate boundaries in all matters related to their work

  Flexible attitude towards working hours to meet clients’ needs and as demanded by requirements of the job

  Committed to Links Counselling’s policies and procedures

  Able and willing to work across Links Counselling projects as required in designated area

Added by
Laura Wylie