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School Counsellor – Edgeborough School


School Counsellor – Edgeborough School
Farnham, Surrey
Maternity Cover Contract
Part time - 11.5 hours per week
Term time only – 46 weeks per year
£28,855 per annum (pro-rata)
£7,588 per annum (actual)

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.

This is an exciting opportunity to deliver the Dialogue counselling service to students in this outstanding coeducational preparatory school in Farnham, Surrey.

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 young children in a primary school setting from the ages of 5-13 and have experience of meeting with parents/carers and liaising with school staff.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact Imelda Turnock on 07932 047778 or

YMCA DownsLink Group is an equal opportunities employer and 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 30th October 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, 01273 222567.


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