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£28,672 - £32,234 Grade 9 (pro-rata to hours worked)
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Your normal place of work will be in schools; however, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham, and on a monthly basis will be expected to attend Team Meetings at the Education Development Centre in Spennymoor.
Children & Young People’s Services
Specialist Inclusion Support
Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/21/318
Post title: School Counsellor – x 2 part time permanent posts available
1 x 22.5 hours per week
1 x 26.25 hours per week
Salary: £28,672 - £32,234 Grade 9 (pro-rata to hours worked)
Job Location: Your normal place of work will be in schools; however, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham, and on a monthly basis will be expected to attend Team Meetings at the Education Development Centre in Spennymoor.
This is a great opportunity to join our Emotional Wellbeing and Effective Learning Team to deliver counselling support to young people in secondary and primary schools in order to promote wellbeing, achievement and resilience.
The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to deliver effective therapeutic intervention and significant experience of counselling children and young people in schools. They will have a good knowledge of BACP Code of Ethics and have an understanding of mental health issues and factors affecting young people today, with particular knowledge and experience of working with children who are looked after.
Required qualifications: Diploma in Counselling or equivalent and a Professional Accreditation or actively working towards accreditation
The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.
For further information about the post please contact Sophia Friedrich on 03000 263333 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 30 June 2021 via Microsoft Teams.
PLEASE NOTE : these posts are not suitable for job share
As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.
Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on 03000 263154 / 264469 / 264086 / 266148 or via e-mail at PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk
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