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School Counsellor, Longhill High School


School Counsellor, Longhill High School
Brighton & Hove
Fixed Term Contract until 31st July 2020
11.5 Hours per week
Term time only – 46 weeks per year
£29,670 per annum (pro-rata)
£8,157 per annum (actual)

Dialogue have provided the counselling service at Longhill High School for 22 years. The service is very well established, and the school counsellor works in partnership with school Leads and other professionals in the school.

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.

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, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

Applicants must 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). Applicants must also be experienced in counselling 11-18 year olds, be able to offer creative interventions such as art and play. Experience of providing counselling in a secondary school will be advantageous.

This post requires providing clinical supervision to two Dialogue volunteer counsellors (who may be trainees) placed in the school; therefore applicants must be sufficiently experienced to provide clinical supervision and/or hold a clinical supervision qualification.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact Anita Barnard 01273 222550

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: Monday 3rd May 2019 at 9am

Interview date: to be confirmed

Please note that we do not accept CVs.
To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group,, or contact HR via or Human Resources, 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE


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