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Mental Health and Counselling Coordinator

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Term-time only
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
25/01/2021 09:00
Band 7, point 31, £34,728
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
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Job details 

Closing date:
25 Jan

Further information


CEO: Mr T.B. Tapping

We are seeking to appoint an experienced counsellor or mental health nurse/professional to develop and embed outstanding mental health and wellbeing provision across all age phases in our growing multi academy trust. This is an exciting opportunity to strategically lead transformative change from mental health and wellbeing policy into exceptional practice.

The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle has a growth plan for Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust to serve South Tyneside, Sunderland and East Durham, with a total of 34 schools in the Trust by July 2022.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust was established in February 2016, currently there are thirteen schools within the Trust with a schedule of additional schools joining each term.

These are: St Aidan’s Catholic Academy – Sunderland, St Aloysius Catholic Infants School and St Aloysius Catholic Junior School – Hebburn, St Anthony’s Girls Catholic Academy – Sunderland, St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School – Peterlee, St Godric’s Catholic Primary School – Thornley, St Joseph’s Catholic Academy - Hebburn, St Joseph's Catholic Primary School – Jarrow, St Leonards Catholic Primary School – Silksworth, St Mary’s Catholic Primary School – Jarrow, St Mary’s Catholic Primary School – Wingate, Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Primary School – Peterlee and St Wilfrid’s RC College – South Shields.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust safeguards and protects students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with South Tyneside Child Protection Procedures. Enhanced DBS checks are mandatory for all school staff.

Salary: Band 7, point 31, £34,728 per annum, pro rata
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract: Term Time only

Completed application forms should be submitted by email to recruitment@bccet.org.uk by
9am on 25th January 2021

Emailed applications are required and CV’s will not be accepted.

For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Rachael Bowman (Director of SEND) rbowman@bccet.org.uk

Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 2nd February 2021

Electronic signatures will be accepted but candidates will be required to add a written signature to their application when circumstances allow.

The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and we expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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