Sir George Monoux College

College Counsellor (Integrative)

Location
Waltham Forest, London (Greater)
Salary
£31,185 - £32,766, pro rata
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
04 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sir George Monoux is situated in the North East London Borough of Waltham Forest on a single site in Walthamstow. Around 1,700 students attend the College all of whom are aged 16-19 and are on full time courses. We serve a wide catchment area, however 50% of our students live in the neighbouring boroughs of Newham, Haringey, Hackney, Enfield and Tower Hamlets.

Sir George Monoux College has a vision of world class education being delivered by world class workforce. Our values are grounded in building positive relationships within our college community and beyond, by developing and supporting our students and staff to experience success.

We are seeking to appoint an Integrative Counsellor to facilitate and provide a therapeutic space for our students and staff.

You will have a history of working with adolescence and adults within a support framework and must hold a recognised counselling qualification to diploma/degree level. Experience of working with young people who have emotional or mental health issues, preferably in an educational setting is desirable.

You will also have a clear understanding of the role of the counselling services in an educational institution, membership of BACP and experience of working within the BACP ethical framework.

You will have a flexible approach to the working environment and be able to work well under pressure both independently and as part of a team.

Hours of work will be 9am to 5pm on Monday to Friday, term time only

This opportunity have been created with the aim to effectively support students to maximise success. This is a perfect time to join our College as we transform how we motivate students and support learning, and we hope you will join us on this journey.

Sir George Monoux College has a strong commitment to safeguarding students and safe recruitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Friday 4 August 2017