Location
West Midlands
Department
Learning and Practice (L&P)
Advertising Salary
£13,116 pro rata (from FTE of £32,791 p.a)
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Careers Site Advertising End Date
02 Jun 2024
HoursHours Per Week:
14
Working Pattern
Tues, Wed Flexible

About The Role

Together we can change children’s lives. At Place2Be, we believe every child should have easy access to mental health support whenever they need it. We create a safe place in schools where children and young people can open up without pressure or stigma, allowing our highly skilled and diverse counsellors to reach children, young people and their families who need us.

A qualified therapist/ counsellor, you’ve been working in the profession for at least a year, and now it’s time to take the next step.  As a  Place2Be Supervising Counsellor- Peripatetic you will provide quality service in schools in situations such as new school set up, cover School Based Staff long and short  term absences and extra support when required. You will effectively manage all aspects of the Place2Be school project in partnership with the school, ensuring that the children and young people are provided with therapeutic and emotional support.

As part of a huge community of practitioners across the United Kingdom, you’ll have opportunities to share best practice and develop clinical thinking, knowledge and learning. You’ll have access to an enormous range of training and development and a pathway to develop and grow your career. 

For a career with purpose, this is your place.

We are seeking applicants located within the West Midlands to cover schools within Birmingham, Walsall and across the West Midlands. Applicants will need to be able to travel flexibly within the locality as and when required.

Recruitment Process

As part of the application, you will need to answer some questions to support your application. Please do answer as thoroughly as you can as your answers will be used in the shortlisting process.

 

Closing date for applications: Midnight on the 2 June 2024

Interview date: Virtual interview on the 12 June 2024


 
Our Benefits

 
When you work at Place2Be –whether that's in a school, supporting families, providing clinical supervision, or in IT, Finance, or Fundraising –every role can make the difference to a young person.

To achieve this, we ask that you bring your best self to your role and our commitment to you, is to welcome you into our community, and help you progress. Because we know that you being at your best, means the best outcomes for the children we support. 

Here’s just a few things we have on offer:

  • Annual Leave that increases with service
  • Comprehensive learning and development to enable you to progress your career
  • 5% contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance of four times your annual salary
  • A comprehensive employee assistance programme
  • Mobile Phone Discounts (EE network)
  • Wellbeing days to allow you some ‘you’ time
  •  Christmas holidays closure period in addition to your annual leave

We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.  We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority ethnic candidates and disabled candidates who are currently underrepresented within our organization.

Should you require any adjustments to help you complete an application then please contact the recruitment team on 020 7923 5050 or email [email protected]

Please note if we receive a high volume of applications, we may close this vacancy early. If you are interested, please apply asap.

Safeguarding the young people we support is our top priority. We are committed to recruiting candidates who share this commitment to safeguarding, and we therefore apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure all candidates are appropriate for the roles they apply for and are appropriately screened prior to appointment including DBS checks and social media background checks. 

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