We are currently recruiting for Children & Young People's Counsellors. Could this be you?

We are looking for an experienced, independent, self-motivated young people’s counsellor to join our team providing counselling to pupils in secondary education.

The Counsellor will work on The Right Angle project which is a collaborative project between ourselves and The Tutor Trust in supporting children who are at risk of exclusion, in alternative provision, or who are looked after or have a social care plan. Both organisations have long histories of supporting young people to make meaningful and lasting changes to their lives: The Tutor Trust through tuition and TLC: Talk, Listen, Change through Counselling and therapy.

We are excited that The Right Angle is now beginning its fourth year supporting vulnerable young people to reach their full potential, helping them lead happier, healthier lives, through the benefits of combining academic and emotional support.

Candidates must have a Level 5 counselling qualification or a post graduate counselling qualification plus additional specialist training or relevant work experience to work young people.

Please see the Full Job Description attached below which outlines all duties and responsibilities.

Key Role Details:

  • Fixed term (term time only) until 31st August 2022 with the possibility of a further extension

  • Part time: 12 hours per week

  •  £16.89 per hour which includes 15 mins per 1 hour of counselling to complete administrative work

  • Based in an education setting.

  • Living Wage Accredited Employer

  • 1.5 hours of monthly individual clinical supervision

  • Annual Continuous Professional Development allowance

  • Generous annual leave entitlement built into salary

  • Access to clinical seminars

    The full Job Advert can be downloaded from this link.

Key Application Details:

Deadline for applications: 9.00 am on 1st November 2021

Interview date: week commencing: 1st November 2021

To Apply:

Please send a completed Application Form below to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you require further information regarding this post please contact Nafeesa Javed: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Full Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

New referral scheme:

Please do not forget that we have introduced a referral scheme for existing staff. If you share this opportunity with your network and a successful candidate name you under how they ‘saw the vacancy advertised’ on their application form you will receive a thank you gift of £100 once they have successfully commenced their role. This referral scheme is a cost-effective way of increasing our network for recruitment.


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