Salary: Children North East Salary Scale points 25 – 28. (£23, 297 to £25,667; £14.12 - £15.55 Sessional hourly rate).  Please note that appointments are usually made with a salary offer starting at the lower end of the scale.

Hours: It is the nature of sessional work that the availability of work cannot be guaranteed.  Working arrangements are on an ‘as and when required basis’ including some evening and weekend work. Due to the nature of the work a flexible approach will be required.
Arrangements for your working hours will be agreed between you and your Line Manager. We recognise you may not be able to work when you are contacted.

We are looking for Sessional Counsellors who are experienced in working with children and young people to enhance our current counselling offer.

We are particularly keen to recruit counsellors to work on our new trauma informed Domestic Abuse counselling contract in Sunderland working with children and young people aged 4-17 years.

You will be responsible for providing one to one counselling support taking a client centred approach and sign posting to other specialist services as appropriate. You will assist the Counselling team, Lead Practitioner and Service Manager in shaping and delivering the service, ensuring the needs of children and young people are at the heart of all your work.

Closing Date: Monday 9th December at 8am

Documents:

Sessional Counsellor Job Description & Person Specification

Sessional Counsellor Application Form

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Children North East Values and Behaviours

Safeguarding Children Policy

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