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Counsellor

  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC21540
  • Published: Fri 13/01/2023, 16:30 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/02/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 33.3 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,820 with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £37,261 (pro rata for part-time)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hertfordshire

Are you a qualified Counsellor? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, and want to make a difference to children and families in Hertfordshire?

You can play a key role in providing therapeutic support to children and young people across the county by joining our team of committed Counsellors.

Purpose of the Role

  • To provide a professional and confidential counselling service to children and young people, in order to promote emotional health and well-being.
  • To enable children and young people to develop a resilience to help them cope with the difficulties they face.

Safe Space delivers counselling to children and young people (aged 4-19) across the county.

This role will provide an opportunity to work in a wide range of schools and settings.

Requirements

  • The successful applicant must be qualified to Diploma level and BACP (or equivalent body) accredited.  Experience of delivering therapy to children and young people is essential and Play Therapy skills are desirable.
  • You will provide a confidential counselling/therapy service for individuals or groups of children and young people referred to Safe Space using a variety of different tools to assist engagement.
  • Experience of how to manage safeguarding concerns is essential.
  • Manage a clinical caseload within BACP or equivalent ethical framework.
  • Maintain accurate case records on each child/young person and keep information in a secure place in accordance with Data Protection Act / GDPR.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of other professionals and schools’ staff in order to take a holistic approach to working with children/young people.
  • Be able to work flexibly to ensure coverage of the geographical areas as allocated by the service. This may include working in settings outside of schools.

If you are a qualified counsellor and want to support a team making a real difference to children and young people then this is the role for you and we would welcome your application. 

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  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC21540
  • Published: Fri 13/01/2023, 16:30 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/02/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 33.3 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,820 with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £37,261 (pro rata for part-time)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hertfordshire

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