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Sessional College Counsellor

Basingstoke College of Technology
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Contract Type
Part Time
£28.27 - £33.40 per hour
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
20th March 2024 11:39 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1402875

Sessional College Counsellor

Required for 10 hours per week (job share considered)

From £34.32 (£28.27 Basic + £6.05 Holiday pay)


£40.55 per hour (£33.40 Basic + £7.15 holiday pay)

We are recruiting for a college counsellor on a sessional basis for 10 hours a week to join our busy college counselling service. You will work alongside other counselling professionals in your work which will include providing one-to-one sessions, assessing cases and promoting the service. You will be based mainly at the Basingstoke campus but may occasionally be asked to see clients at the Future Skills Centre, Bordon or remotely via telephone/google meets.

Hours of work – Friday 10am – 4pm, Tuesday 1:30 – 5:30

BACP accreditation, plus at least a Level 4 Diploma in Counselling is required, whilst a Level 5 Young Person’s qualification and/or Level 6 Supervision qualification would be desirable. Specific experience of working with clients with neurodiversity, trauma and from the LQBTQ community would be beneficial. The post holder for this role will be required to provide their own supervision which meets the BACP standards; hold relevant insurance and complete an enhanced DBS check

We have some amazing benefits on offer:

  • Membership of (TPS, LGPS or PPS) Pension Scheme
  • Retail Benefits scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Annual Well-being Day
  • Free onsite Gym
  • BCoT Nursery, Restaurant and Hair & Beauty discounts
  • Free Annual Flu vaccinations
  • Starbucks onsite!

Applications will be considered upon receipt so please do not delay in submitting your application today!

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the College is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

BCoT is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce

The college is rated Good by Ofsted, with outstanding features, has continued to improve since its last inspection and has maintained outstanding financial health for many years.


Safeguarding Statement:

BCoT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its learners, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure (payable by the candidate) as well as providing proof of the right to work in the UK.

Basingstoke College of Technology

Basingstoke College of Technology