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United KingdomSchool Wellbeing Counsellor, near London, UK

School Wellbeing Counsellor, near London, UK

Place2Be have an exciting opportunity for School Wellbeing Counsellor to join the team.

Location: London

Salary: Variable

Holy Ghost Catholic Primary School
Hours/Days: 10.5hrs p/w – Monday (pm) and Friday
Location: Wandsworth, SW12 8QJ

St Anselm’s Catholic Primary School
Hours/Days: 10.5hrs p/w – Monday (AM) and Thursday
Location: London, SW17 8RW

Albion Primary School
Hours/Days: 17.5hrs p/w – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (AM)
Location: Rotherhithe, SE16 7JD

Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy
Hours/Days: 35hrs p/w – Monday- Friday
Location: Eltham, SE9 2PT

Longwood Primary Academy and Katherines Primary School
Hours/ Days: 21hrs p/w (across both schools) – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Location: CM18 7RQ and CM19 5NJ

Ravenor Primary School
Hours/Days: 21hrs p/w – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Location: Ealing, UB6 9TT

Reach Academy Feltham
Hours/ Days: 28hrs p/w – Monday- Thursday
Location: Feltham, TW13 4AB

About Us:

School Project Managers are the heart of Place2Be’s mission: helping thousands of children break through the emotional barriers to learning by providing high-quality counselling and support.

We are looking for experienced Counsellors/Therapists/Psychotherapists to take up posts within Place2Be school projects’ as School Project Managers.

Our teams provide a range of services in our partner schools to build resilience early in life through a range of universal and targeted interventions:

– Therapeutic and psychoeducational group work

– One to one counselling

– Brief structured one to one work

– Digital platforms in partnership with Healios, Kooth and SHOUT Crisis textline

– Parenting training and advice as well as one to one counselling for parents/carers

– Consultation with school staff

School Wellbeing Counsellor – The Role:

All of these support a child’s ability to engage in school life and also support the mental health of the whole school community. Our work, focused on early intervention, is part of the ‘comprehensive CAMHS system’.

We’re looking for experienced, confident communicators to manage services in schools in your region – supervising Place2Be Counsellors on Placement, and building great relationships with children, families and teachers.

The School Project Managers will oversee a whole school service, supporting counsellors to deliver therapeutic support across KS1, KS2, KS3 and KS4, providing a range of interventions from one to one counselling, group work, supporting teachers and parents and the school as a whole. This is a great opportunity to work in schools, who have a commitment to the delivery of high impact pastoral care underpinned by early intervention and who value the benefits of having an in-school counselling service.

School Wellbeing Counsellor – You:

– Will have a recognised counselling or therapy qualification with substantial post-qualifying experience, along with a good knowledge of the school environment

– Most important of all is your approach; we are an exciting, dynamic organisation doing amazing work so we’re looking for people with the enthusiasm and commitment to match our own

– Holds a recognised clinical qualification (in counselling, psychotherapy, clinical psychology, Art/Dance/Drama/Music Therapy)

– Hold recognised membership of a relevant professional body (BACP/ PTUK/ UKCP/NCS/BPS)

– Post qualified experience in a clinical role and an understanding of children, young people and schools

– Understand how schools work in partnership with clinical practitioners and the importance of these relationship

– Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the importance of embedding Assessment and Formulation in clinical practice

– Undertake work with parents, carers, and school staff and to hold a clinical caseload with children or young people

– Provide clinical and managerial supervision to trainee Counsellors on Placement and to ensure their integration into the school environment

1st Interview: TBC January 2022 ZOOM Video Interview

School Wellbeing Counsellor – Benefits:

In return we offer you a range of fantastic benefits including:

– Enhanced Annual Leave entitlement

– Robust Learning and Development Programme

– Contributory Pension Scheme

– Life Assurance, 4x Annual Salary

– Employee Assistance Programme

– Mobile Phone Discounts (EE network)

– Cycle purchase and season ticket loan schemes Extended maternity/paternity pay


To submit your application for this exciting School Wellbeing Counsellor opportunity, please press ‘Apply’ now to be redirected to our website.

  • Contact: Place2Be
  • Reference: Totaljobs/1712SWCLONDON
  • Job ID: 95927436

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