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Graduate Counsellor (2x 0.5FTE)

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Fixed Term
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Part time
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Closed for applications on 18/09/2020 12:00
£18,000 per annum (pro rata).
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Closing date:
18 Sep

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External Vacancy

Post Ref: 6271. Part Time, 18.5 Hours per week. Term Time only (38 weeks)
Fixed Term until 30 June 2022. £18,000.00 per annum (pro rata)

Attractive benefits for this post includes the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Sunderland College wishes to appoint two dynamic and newly qualified Graduate Counsellors to work within Student Services. These posts will provide a platform to gain varied and significant experience of working as a counsellor in an education setting.

The successful candidates would support the demands of the counselling service across all college campuses. The post-holders will work on an individual basis providing counselling support to students across the College. The appointees will be required to prepare their own caseload records and will be required to attend regular supervision sessions provided ‘in house’.

Applicants must have recently achieved a Foundation Degree or equivalent / higher level qualification in Counselling, completed in the last 2 years.

The successful candidates must have prior experience through placement or otherwise of working as practising counsellors.

Applicants must be able to work on their own initiative as well as being able to work as part of a team. Good organisational ability, a mature outlook and an empathy of the needs of young people would be essential. A knowledge of post 16 learning would be advantageous together with an understanding of Safeguarding Protocols.

The successful candidates must be independently mobile throughout the north east and individual BACP membership would be desirable.

For this post applicants should be able to demonstrate in their personal statement practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

Due to the nature of this post the successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check. We are big advocates of diversity so applications are welcome from anyone who’s suitably qualified.

If you would like to discuss this exciting opportunity further then please contact Beverley Blackstone on (0191) 511 6000 extension 07280.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit https://www.educationpartnershipne.ac.uk/our-people/join-the-partnership/current-vacancies/ alternatively email vacancies@educationpartnershipne.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack. Please note we will only accept EPNE application forms.

All applications must be received by 12 noon on Friday 18th September 2020

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

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