School Counsellor

  • Berkshire
  • Downe House School
  • Downe House salary scale
  • Full-time | Part-time

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.

Full or Part time

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 joining our counselling team and working with pupils on a one-to-one and group basis to support their emotional needs and help them to deal with the difficulties that they may be facing. You will work in partnership with doctors and the School Health Centre, parents and also provide guidance for House staff to ensure that the best all round care is delivered for pupils. You will also support group therapy sessions, and you will have experience in this area.

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 be fully accredited with either UKCP/BACP or BPS.

For further details please call 01635 204712 or email recruitment@downehouse.net

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

https://vacancies.downehouse.net/vacancy-info.asp?id=735

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Downe House School

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

  • 21 Day Girls (11-18)
  • 565 Boarding Girls (11-18)
  • GSA, HMC, ISC

01635 200286 www.downehouse.net

Closing Date: 17 October 2021

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