School Counsellor, Wanstead, London

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Wanstead High SchoolWanstead, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: LBR 6 (Range) 26-28 £25,747 - £27,341 fte
Contract term: Permanent

School Counsellor

LBR 6 (Range) 26-28


36 hours per week (8.00am to 4.00pm)

Term time plus 1 inset day

For September 2018

Wanstead High School is looking to appoint a passionate, organised, professional individual with effective communication skills to work under the direction of the Pastoral Manager and closely with the Inclusion team to identify and support vulnerable families. 

The successful postholder will provide a counselling service to students with identified concerns and needs in line with relevant ethical guidelines (e.g. BACP, UKCP) and will work with students with a diverse range of issues including bereavement and loss, transition, self-harm, depression and anxiety, early developmental trauma, attachment disorders, abuse of any kind.

The successful candidate will possess excellent organisation, administration, communication and IT skills (Sims would be advantageous). This post will work closely with students and require a sensitive and caring personality. 

Wanstead High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check, medical check and satisfactory references.

Full application details for this post are available on the School website Applications should be sent to Shelley Axtell, School Business Manager, via email CV's are not accepted. Closing date for this post is Friday 15 June 2018 @ 12 Noon. Unsuccessful candidates will not be contacted.  

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More about Wanstead High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Redbridge Lane West, Wanstead, London, E11 2JZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8989 2791
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