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YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP

School Counsellor – West Sussex Alternative Provision College, Chichester

3 hours per week

Term Time only at 46 weeks per year

Fixed Term Contract until 31 July 2021 (likely to be extended)

£29,670 per annum (pro rata) £2,128 per annum (actual)

 

YMCA DownsLink Group Dialogue is a well-established BACP accredited counselling and wellbeing service for children, young people & families operating across Sussex and into Surrey. Dialogue have been offering counselling in the APC colleges across West Sussex from some years now.
This is an exciting opportunity to continue the delivery of the Dialogue counselling service to students in this alternative provision college. The college provides education for pupils who are at risk of being or have been permanently excluded from both primary and secondary mainstream schools, those who are out of school for medical reasons and those too sick to attend school.
We are looking for counsellors/therapists with experience of working therapeutically with children and young people, ideally in a school setting with experience of working with challenging behaviours.
Applicants should be at least 2 years post-qualified counsellors/therapists and BACP Registered or Accredited, or registered with another recognised professional body (e.g. HPC, UKCP).
We are seeking candidates who value team working, believe in making a difference to lives of the children and young people they work with, and who can bring passion and professionalism to this post.
If you are an applicant interested in this post and would like an informal discussion having read the job pack, please contact Caroline Mendis caroline.mendis@ymcadlg.org or email recruitment@ymcadlg.org and your query will be forwarded.
The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.
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 for applications: Wednesday 19th May 2021 at 9am
Interview date: To be confirmed

To apply, please visit our website: https://www.ymcadlg.org/get-involved/work-for-us/

 

Please note that we do not accept CVs. When submitting your application please save your application form as ‘your full name APPLICATION’ and put the job title/location in the email subject line. Please submit your application as a Word document where or PDF (we cannot accept Pages) via email.

To apply for this job please visit www.ymcadlg.org.