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Mental Health Counsellor- Scotland

Place2Be is the leading children's mental health charity providing in-school support and expert training to improve the emotional wellbeing of pupils, families, teachers and school staff. We provide emotional and therapeutic services in over 600 primary and secondary schools in England, Scotland and Wales, reaching a school population of approximately 350,000 children.

We are currently recruitment for a fantastic opportunity:
Mental Health Practitioner / Counsellor  : Scotland

Blairgowrie - Blairgowrie High School
£10,400 per annum (2 days) then £18,200 (3.5 days) (pro rata from FTE of £26,000pa)
FTC till 31st December 2021
2 days per week till 31st Oct 2020, then 3.5 days per week till 31st Dec 2021
Beeches Road, Blairgowrie, PH10 6PW

Closing Date: Tuesday 22nd September 2020 at 11:59pm
1st Interview: ZOOM Video Interview on Friday 25th September 2020
2nd Interview: ZOOM Video Interview TBC
Start Date: ASAP 2020


Perth- Perth Academy
£10,400 per annum (2 days) then £20,800 (4 days) (pro rata from FTE of £26,000pa)
FTC till 31st December 2021
2 days per week till 31st Oct 2020, then 4 days per week till 31st Dec 2021
Murray Place, PERTH, PH1 1NJ
Closing Date: Tuesday 22nd September 2020 at 11:59pm
1st Interview: ZOOM Video Interview on Friday 25th September 2020
2nd Interview: ZOOM Video Interview TBC
Start Date: ASAP 2020

Role Purpose:

To effectively manage all aspects of the Place2Be provision in partnership with the school, ensuring that the children and young people are provided with therapeutic and emotional support. Ensuring a high quality clinical practice and delivery of a full and effective service in Place2Be schools, which will include undertaking clinical assessments and formulations, one-to-one clinical work with children and/or young people, identifying appropriate clinical interventions for children and young people and providing Place2Talk, Place2Think and Parent Partnership interventions as agreed with your Cluster Manager and the school’s leadership team.

To successfully apply you will:

•    Hold a recognised qualification in counselling, therapy or psychotherapy
•    Posses recognised membership of a relevant professional body(BACP/ PTUK/ UKCP/NCS/BPS)
•    Possess post qualified experience in a clinical role and an understanding of children, young people and schools
•    Have a willingness to undertake clinical assessments and hold clinical caseload

Please note: The internal job title is Mental Health Practitioner

Please visit our website for full details and to apply: https://www.place2be.org.uk/jobs/clinical-roles/

Closing Date: Tuesday 22nd September 2020 at 11:59pm

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