Counsellor

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £33,762 per annum (FTE) (22.5 hours per week / 38 weeks per annum)

Job Expires: 9am Friday 8th March 2024

Interview date: Afternoon of Friday 15th March 2024

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed Counsellor to provide counselling, therapy and general wellbeing support for students to enable them to fully participate in an educational programme that prepares them for adulthood.

The Counsellor will be involved in providing a high quality counselling service to our students who require therapeutic support. They must be able to deliver CBT based programmes where required and to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

The role will require the successful candidate to have a diploma, degree or post graduate qualification in counselling as well as being accredited by the British Association of Counselling. Experience of supporting young people aged 16 – 25 is essential.

For more information about the requirements for the role, please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Informal discussions about the role are welcomed, please e-mail our HR team in the first instance.

About Us

Homefield College is an independent specialist college and a charity that offers education, care and support to people with learning and communication difficulties.

We have several sites in Leicestershire along with a provision in Nuneaton.

We can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive working environment with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders and a commitment to the professional development of staff.
  • Access to CPD to help you grow and develop in your role.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Part-time – 22.5 hours per week – 38 weeks per year
  • Focussed support on your wellbeing. Homefield has partnered with Health assured to offer free counselling and support to our staff.
  • Contributory pension

To apply

If you are interested in this post, please complete the application forms, and e-mail them to hr@homefieldcollege.ac.uk.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In line with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CVs and ask that you complete the Homefield Application Form for your application to be considered.

Homefield College promotes equality and diversity and are a Disability Confident committed employer. All our employees are recruited on their merits, abilities, and suitability for the role, complying with all relevant legislation, recommendations and guidance.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expect all staff to share this commitment. All positions are subject to child protection screening, including checks with past employers, online and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note – Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than stated should we source a suitable candidate before the closing date.  

We look forward to hearing from you.