School Counsellor, West Berkshire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Downe HouseWest Berkshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

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. 

For further details or to apply, please visit our website www.downehouse.net > Jobs or alternatively call 01635 204712 or email recruitment@downehouse.net 

Closing date: Noon on Monday 19th August 2019.

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.



More about Downe House
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Cold Ash, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG18 9JJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1635 200286
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Situated in the town of Thatcham, in Berkshire, Downe House is an independent secondary school for girls aged between 11 and 18. It is both a day and boarding school. There are around 580 students enrolled at the school, the majority of whom are boar...