Student Counsellor

£7613 - £8308 per annum
13 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Jay Smith
Contract Type
Part Time

Student Counsellor - Part-time 

£7,613 to £8,308 per annum for 14.5 hours per week term time only

Blackpool Sixth is an outstanding college specialising in 16-19 education, we have an exciting opportunity for a Student Counsellor to join our team. This permanent position is well suited to you if you can raise levels of retention, achievement and wellbeing of students by providing high-quality counselling in a thriving and supportive workplace. This post is part-time, 14.5 hours per week over 2 days and is term time only. 

Based in Additional Support you will work with our current counsellor and with others in the department to provide counselling support to a caseload of students. In this role, you will:


  • identify counselling and mental health needs through an initial assessment of student need
  • provide confidential counselling to students to enhance emotional wellbeing
  • support and advise other staff who may be working with students with emotional issues.

Do you have a counselling diploma (level 4) or degree in counselling? Do you have experience of working successfully with young people in the 16-19 age group? Are you excited about the opportunity to deliver counselling support to our students?

If you have answered yes to these questions then click the button below to apply and find out more about the college. 

Closing date: 9am on 24th June 2019

Interviews: 4th July 2019    

The health and wellbeing of our staff is important to us, we have recently launched a health and wellbeing group whose mission is to help create a healthy working environment for staff and students through the promotion of a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of a protected characteristic, or is disadvantaged by any conditions or any related individual requirements. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and all diverse groups. The college provides equality of access, services and care to everyone, regardless of people’s age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression or trans status, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation.

All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise the college’s commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance. Due to the number of applications we get for each post, we will only be able to contact you should you be shortlisted for interview.



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