School Based Counsellor

Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Part time
Application deadline: 
Friday, 26 March, 2021 - 00:00
Fixed Salary
Sunderland Counselling Service

Sunderland Counselling Service wishes to recruit: School Based Counsellor – 0.2 FTE. The post holder will be employed on a fixed term one year contract which will be subject to a probationary period of 6 months; term time only (7.5 hours). Continued employment will depend on project funding.

Salary: £4276 Actual Wage                          

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Sunderland Counselling Service for an energetic individual with experience of working as a counsellor/therapist with children and young people.

The post holder will be working from a primary school in the Sunderland area during school term time only. The post holder will be engaged in the delivery and development of the school based counselling service and will work with children and young people whose lives are, or have been, affected by events to such a level that it impacts upon their emotional and mental well-being. This may involve some group work as well as one-to-one counselling depending upon the needs of the school.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applications: Please download the application form from Sunderland Counselling Service website and submit 1 x electronic copy of your application form and email to

Closing date:   11.59 pm Friday 26th March 2021 - Interviews will be held soon after this.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Caroline Gardner Senior Counsellor on 0191 2831153