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Targeted Youth Support Youth Counsellor

Local Government (NJC): S01

Main area
Youth Counsellor
Grade
Local Government (NJC): S01
Contract
Permanent
Hours
35 hours (Full time or Job share)
Job ref
SSC/5582/SG
Site
Platform, Lift and Pulse
Town
Islington - London
Salary
SO1 £31,434 - £32, 577 p.a.
Closing
09/02/2020 23:59
Interview date
17/02/2020

Islington Targeted Youth Support (TYS) Youth Counselling Service is looking for a qualified, experienced, dynamic and flexible Youth Counsellor to join their team.

This is a 35hr per week permanent post, however, we also encourage job sharing (17.5 hrs per week). This post will be based in various youth centred venues within the Borough of Islington.

Prospective candidates must be qualified counsellors, be intergratively trained and have a minimum of 1yr post qualification counselling experience with young people. Candidates must also have previous and extensive experience (minimum of 3yrs) of working in general with young people aged 12yrs – 21yrs (this can also include counselling work). 

This is an exciting new post that will offer regular clinical supervision, training and the opportunity to be part of a youth friendly, responsive and progressive counselling service, working in partnership with the local health authority and other local youth services.

For further details regarding this post please contact Afra Bell, Youth Counselling Coordinator, on Afra.Bell@islington.gov.uk or Tel: 0207 527  5013

Closing date: Sunday 09 February 2020

Interview date: Week commencing 17th February and/or 24th February

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details regarding this post please contact Afra Bell, Youth Counselling Coordinator, on Afra.Bell@islington.gov.uk or Tel: 0207 527  5013