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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,900.00 - £31,099.00 Annually (FTE)

Counsellor job summary

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • a relevant recognised Counselling or Psychotherapy Diploma/ Degree - ideally having also completed a Post Grad diploma specifically related to working therapeutically with Young People
  • a minimum of two years post qualification experience
  • a professional, kind and calm manner
  • a secure understanding of the developmental, emotional , social and educational issues faced by children and young people
  • strong interpersonal skills
  • an ability to work sensitively with others to build effective professional relationships
  • a deep knowledge of therapeutic approaches that work with children and adolescents
  • previous experience of supporting Young People therapeutically
  • experience of providing both short and long-term counselling
  • a commitment to ongoing professional development
  • an understanding of, and sensitivity to, the school ethos
  • a valid registration/ membership with a professional body such as BACP/UKCP
  • accreditation with a professional body such as BACP, UKCP, BPS or be working towards accreditation





Commitment to safeguarding

The Athelstan Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this obligation. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS. Please visit the school website for further information.
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About Malmesbury School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1438 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The most recent Ofsted inspection graded the school as ‘outstanding’ in every category. This is an excellent opportunity for professional development in a very supportive and caring school. This post would be suitable for a highly competent teacher with experience and a proven track record of success.

At Malmesbury School our vision is to be a happy, caring and excellent community. We are proud to be a truly comprehensive school providing an education of the highest quality for all the students within Malmesbury and the surrounding area.

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