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School Counsellor

HaileyburyHertfordshire

Fixed Term (12 Months); Part Time, TTO

20 hours per week

Closing Date: 4 July 2021

Job Outline and Purpose:

Working with the school’s Lead Counsellor and wider counselling team, the School Counsellor will help to provide proactive support and intervention for all pupils (and staff) at Haileybury. As well as providing one-to-one counselling sessions for students and staff, the school counsellor provides group-work for students and gives advice and support to parents and carers. In addition the work of the school counselling service plays an integral part in the promotion of Safeguarding and wellbeing of the school community, and thereby its ongoing success. The counselling service advises SLT and the school Governors on issues relating to mental health and wellbeing and provides statistical data so that trends and needs can be closely monitored.

The School Counsellors adhere to school policies especially in relation to child protection and safeguarding and work in accordance with the BACP code of ethics. All counsellors are line managed and supervised by the schools Lead School Counsellor and work alongside colleagues in the schools Wellbeing Centre and Health Centre. The schools Counsellors liaise regularly with staff across the school including the Deputy Head (safeguarding and wellbeing), the Health Centre Manager, nurses, and the school G.Ps in the collective pursuit in providing outstanding pastoral 


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