St John's College is an independent co-educational day school in the village of Old St Mellons in Cardiff, Wales. We are the choir school of Wales's national Catholic cathedral, Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral. Our pupil roll consists of around 550 girls and boys of 3 – 18 years of age. For further information please visit our website www.stjohnscollegecardiff.com
We are seeking a self-employed School Counsellor to provide a regular and permanent Counselling service to the school; supporting our pastoral team in caring for the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of pupils.
The school Counsellor will provide a professional, flexible and confidential counselling service to pupils and staff. The school require the counsellor to visit the school for scheduled appointments to take place with pupils referred by the school. There is flexibility in terms of days and hours.
The College is interested in hearing from people with experience in working with young people, ideally from 3 to 18 years of age, and who have the relevant counselling qualifications, have appropriate professional indemnity insurance and be a member of a professional body. Experience in providing CBT is particularly welcomed.
St John’s College School is committed to the safeguarding of children and enhanced disclosure screening will apply to this post.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
The School require a School Counsellor from September 2019. To express your interest in providing your services, please submit a brief letter of application together with a full CV. Shortlisted CV's will be invited to complete a full St John's College application in order for the College to comply with its statutory safeguarding obligations.
Expressions of interest should arrive no later than 12 noon on Friday 26th April 2019 and should be sent to: Nikki Thomas – HR Manager, St John’s College, William Nicholls Drive, Old St Mellons, Cardiff, CF3 5YX, or via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO CHILD PROTECTION SCREENING APPROPRIATE TO THE POST INCLUDING CHECKS WITH PAST EMPLOYERS AND THE DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE.