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JOIN US - Didcot Sixth Form Trainee Counsellor Vacancy

Posted on: 06/05/2022

We are currently looking for placement counsellors to work in a school environment.  


One day per week, term-time only.

About you

The roles are intended to support the learning and development for those undertaking a level 4 or 5 diploma in counselling or psychotherapy.

Key responsibilities

  • To contribute to the provision of high-quality counselling to Years 7 through to 13  supporting a range of common life and mental health problems. 
  • To observe confidentiality whilst supporting the school’s endeavour to provide excellent teaching and learning for all students. 
  • Contribute to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and personal care of children and young people.

Specific responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the confidential counselling services to students as required. 
  • The keeping and maintaining of appropriate and confidential records. 
  • To raise Safeguarding issues with the Designated Safeguarding Lead as required. 
  • To provide information on attendance/absence for statistical purposes 
  • To work within the limits of your proficiency as a trainee or qualified counsellor.
  • To work within the framework of your professional body (BACP/UKCP/BPC)
  • To attend regular clinical supervision. 
  • Be mindful, at all times, of the school’s Equal Opportunities policy. 

How to apply

In the first instance, please send a CV and a brief covering letter by email to:

We intend to interview in July 2022 for a September 2022 start.

Closing date for applications is Monday, 18 July 2022.

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