We are seeking to appoint an experienced Counsellor and Wellbeing Officer to join our Student Services team. Do you enjoy working with young people and are you passionate about helping them reach their full potential, have a passion or interest in the environment, then Capel Manor College is the right place for you!
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills, compassion, be able to work in collaboration with all teams and have previous experience of working with young people who may have mental health, learning difficulties or disabilities, wellbeing or personal development issues.
The ideal candidate will be a qualified counsellor and have previously worked in an educational setting and supported young people with personal development and wellbeing. They will have a good understanding of Safeguarding, Prevent, equality and diversity policies and procedures, be able to work flexibly and adapt to the needs of the service.
This post is 5 days per week, based 3 days at our Gunnersbury Park Centre (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) and 2 days at our Mottingham Centre (Monday and Friday). Applications from candidates interested in a fractional post at a single centre will be considered, please state on your application whether you wish to apply for 5 day per week or a fractional post and if applying for a fractional post please state which centre you are interested in.
What’s in it for you?
We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Gardens.
Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.
Closing Date: 01 November 2020
Interview Date: TBC