Counsellor, Street, Somerset

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Millfield SchoolStreet, Somerset

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

Millfield is the largest co-educational boarding school in the UK with over 1,200 pupils, aged 13-18. The pupil body is comprised of 75% full boarders and 25% day pupils. Located in Street in Somerset, the school is set in 150 acres of beautiful campus with outstanding facilities including an Olympic sized pool, two gymnasiums, a golf course, equestrian centre, concert hall, theatre, art gallery and music centre.

We wish to appoint an experienced counsellor to join our Counselling Team, providing professional, confidential counselling to our students.

The successful applicant will have a minimum of a Diploma in Counselling, with a preference for qualification in Child & Adolescent Counselling, and have significant post-qualifying experience of working with children and young people. Furthermore, the applicant must have accreditation with BACP, or equivalent.

The successful applicant will be confident working with young people aged 13-18 within a multi-cultural environment. An ability to work in a team and be flexible in approach is essential. Experience of working in a boarding context would be an advantage.

This is a part-time position, initially for 2.5 days per week, term time only. Hours may be negotiable over time depending on candidate. 

If you are interested, an application form and further details are available from: 

Please quote ref: MS77/June18/Counselling on all correspondence.

Closing date: Noon on 20th June 2018.

Millfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Offers of appointment are subject to satisfactory references and DBS clearance.

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More about Millfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 12 - 18 years
Address: Butleigh Road, Street, Somerset, BA16 0YD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1458 442 291
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