Counsellor and Mental Health Worker

  • Contract type - Permanent
  • Salary range - Grade 6 (Actual - £22,282.00 - £25,356.00)
  • Location - Co-op Academy North Manchester
  • Closing date - August 31, 2021
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We are seeking an exceptional individual who has the highest aspirations and expectations for young people and is passionate about ensuring that they can go on to lead a happy and successful life.  The Counsellor and Mental Health worker is a  key position within the academy, responsible for the mental health and wellbeing of all pupils across the academy.  As a Counsellor and Mental Health worker, you will work alongside other members of the pastoral team to ensure that the academy’s mental health offer for pupils is developed and that parents have access to support in key areas of mental health and wellbeing for their children.

The successful candidates will possess excellent communication skills and will have demonstrated an ability to work with young people and their families successfully. They will be aware of some of the challenges facing young people yet hold the highest aspirations for Co-op North Manchester’s pupils. They will also be committed to and use strategies that will ensure that all pupils are given the very best opportunities to be successful in all areas of their lives

Our core co-operative values define us. Every member of staff in our academy follows our ‘Ways of Being’;

  • Do what matters most
  • Be yourself, always
  • Show you care
  • Succeed together

And these with respect, commitment and trust underpin our culture.

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational individual to play a crucial role in the Academy and be part of the Co-op Academies Trust, one of the top performing multi-academy Trusts in the country. Judged as Good by Ofsted in 2019, our academy was praised for its inclusive approach.

Application form, job description and person specification are available from our academy website: http://www.northmanchester.coopacademies.co.uk/vacancies and from The Co-op Academies Trust website at http://www.coopacademies.co.uk/work-with-us/vacancies.

Completed applications should be returned to the Academy by email to Mrs M Campbell-Jones at noma-jobapplications@coopacademies.co.uk  by 9:00am on Tuesday 31st August 2021 and interviews will be held on Friday 9th September 2021

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Co-op Academy North Manchester is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the DBS. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Applicants who are not contacted during this period may assume that they have not been successful but are thanked for their interest. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants who are not called for an interview.

The Co-operative Academies Trust has a fantastic benefits package including discount gym memberships, childcare vouchers, healthcare packages and co-operative discount offers.

If you feel you have the passion and drive and are committed to our vision of excellence, then we look forward to receiving your application.

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.

 

 

Contact

Michelle Campbell-Jones on noma-jobapplications@coopacademies.co.uk 

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