Volunteer Counsellor, Batley

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Batley Girls' High SchoolBatley
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are an ‘Outstanding’ 11-19 school and we are very proud of our achievements: ‘Students achieve exceptionally well in this outstanding academy. They make rapid and sustained progress’ (Ofsted, 2013). We have an ethos based around the ideas of Achievement, Respect and Transformation (ART). Respect for self, for others and for learning is at the core of everything we do. 

We are seeking to appoint two volunteer Counsellors for our outstanding 11-18 school. The post would suit a newly qualified counsellor seeking accreditation hours or, an experiences qualified counsellor seeking to expand their counselling expertise.

The successful applicants will provide a confidential counselling service for students and staff in accordance with BACP guidelines within the Wellbeing Centre. The post holder will hold a recognised qualification in counselling or psychotherapy and have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to convey empathy and relate well to all members of the School and the wider community. 

Applicants must have their own insurance, peer supervision will be provided. A contribution towards the cost of travel expenses and supervision will be available. 

Please apply by completing a Batley Girls’ High School application form, available at www.batleygirls.co.uk or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/ recruitment@batleygirls.co.uk, for consideration by our selection panel.  

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