School Counsellor

  • Berkshire
  • Downe House
  • Depending on experience
  • Part-time

In this interesting and rewarding role you will be working with pupils on a one-to-one basis to support their emotional needs and to help them to deal with the difficulties that they may be facing

School Counsellor

Part time – one or two days per week

As one of the leading Girls’ Independent Boarding Schools in the Country we pride ourselves on offering a supportive environment for our girls aged 11-18. Our dedicated team of staff provide outstanding pastoral care in a genuine home environment and we are currently looking for a School Counsellor to provide additional support within the School community.

In this interesting and rewarding role you will be working with pupils on a one-to-one basis to support their emotional needs and to help them to deal with the difficulties that they may be facing. You will work in partnership with doctors and the School Medical Centre and also provide guidance for House staff to ensure that the best all round care is delivered for pupils.

You will need to have a good understanding of mental health in adolescents and ideally have experience of CBT. A background of working with young people (ideally girls/young women) is essential and you will have a recognised qualification in counselling or psychotherapy and hold UKCP / BACP registration.

The position is part time and will be for one or two days per week during term time.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and any offer of employment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check (DBS) and satisfactory references

Further Information

recruitment@downehouse.net

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Downe House

Hermitage Road, Cold Ash, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG18 9JJ

  • 22 Day Girls (11-18)
  • 552 Boarding Girls (11-18)
  • GSA, HMC, ISC

01635 200286 www.downehouse.net

Closing Date: 19 August 2019

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