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Application Deadline
12 November 2023

Interview Date
22 November 2023

Contract type

1 x 36 hours per week, 1 x 18 hours per week

£27,462.24 (full time); £13,731.12 (part time)

Oldham and Tameside

Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind – school counsellor (MHST)

We have an opportunity for MHST School Counsellors to join the organisation on a permanent basis. Reporting to the MHST Project Manager, the MHST School Counsellors will be responsible for offering person-centred, one-to-one counselling in partnership with the NHS Mental Health Support Team. 

What you'll do

In this role you'll:

  • Undertake client consultations meeting with parents, teachers and children to assess suitability for the service
  • Provide one-to-one counselling
  • Work flexibly to deliver sessions outside of education hours (during school holidays for example)
  • Manage a caseload of clients
  • Ensure accurate and timely recording of client case notes and the service data on client system
  • Manage incoming/outgoing referrals and waiting lists in collaboration with schools' Mental Health Leads
  • Assess and manage client risk and safeguarding issues
  • Work closely with Pennine Care, school leads and agencies

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • Experience of working in a school setting
  • Experience of managing your own one-to-one counselling caseload of young people
  • Experience of providing support services to members of the public, especially children and parents
  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy accredited counselling course
  • Good knowledge of MHST and whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing

How to apply

For more information about the role, and the benefits of working for us, click apply now at the top of this page. This will take you through to the Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind website.

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