School Counsellor, Grade 9 - Casual Contract

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/06/2019 23:59
£27,905 - £31,371 pro rata per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Your normal place of work will be the schools purchasing the Service Level Agreements during term time. 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.
Post Number:
CYPS/19/171, C2122
Closing date:
19 Jun
Further Information

Children & Young Peoples Services

Post - School Counsellor - Casual Contract
Salary - Grade 9, £27,905 - £31,371 pro rata per annum

Vacancy Ref No: CYPS/19/171

Durham School's Counselling Service is seeking to recruit a counsellor to join our established team in providing a professional counselling service to children and young people in County Durham schools.

The post holder will provide short-term counselling interventions in a range of different schools, and in addition will provide cover arrangements for the service where appropriate, as and when required.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and accredited counsellors (or counsellors who are working towards accreditation) with experience in counselling children and young people. Experience of counselling in a school environment would be desirable.

This is a key post within the Emotional Wellbeing and Effective Learning (EWEL) Team, which is part of the Educational Psychology Service. The team is comprised of Counsellors, Advisory Teachers, Educational Psychologists and a range of Specialist Support Staff who work together to improve the wellbeing, achievement and resilience of socially and emotionally vulnerable young people; and to support schools to develop their capacity to effectively meet the needs of all their learners.

Members of the service benefit from regular clinical supervision and opportunities for development through a range of initiatives across our multi-disciplinary team.

Further information regarding duties and responsibilities of the post can be found in the attached job description.

Required qualifications: Diploma in Counselling or equivalent
Professional Accreditation or working towards accreditation.

For further information regarding this post please contact Sophia Friedrich on 03000 263333 or email sophia.friedrich@durham.gov.uk

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 9th July 2019.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.