Volunteer Counsellor

Flexible Hours

Term Time Only

We are seeking to appoint two volunteer Counsellors for our outstanding 11-18 school. The post would suit a newly qualified counsellor seeking accreditation hours or, an experienced qualified counsellor seeking to expand their counselling expertise.

The successful applicants will provide a confidential counselling service for students and staff in accordance with BACP guidelines within the Wellbeing Centre. The post holder will hold a recognised qualification in counselling or psychotherapy and have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to convey empathy and relate well to all members of the School and the wider community.

Applicants must have their own insurance, peer supervision will be provided. A contribution towards the cost of travel expenses and supervision will be available.

Please apply by completing a Batley Girls’ High School application form available here as a PDF , and here as a Word Document or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/ recruitment@batleygirls.co.uk for consideration by our selection panel. Further details regarding the role are available from the job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications is Friday 23 February 2018 at 12noon

Interviews will be held week commencing 26 February 2018

Batley Girls’ High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for Regulated Activity.