Independent Listener – (Voluntary Role)

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Elm Field
We have an unrelenting commitment to be exceptional in all that we do

We have a volunteering opportunity for an Independent Listener to work with our boarding community. The Independent Listener is a person outside of the school who our boarding students may contact directly about problems or concerns at school.  Candidates must have an excellent understanding of safeguarding, an understanding and empathy with the needs of school age children and adolescents and experience of working in a counselling role or similar.

Our students are a delight to work with: they are articulate, hardworking, well-motivated and display our 7 core values in the way that they treat each other. We pride ourselves on our positive staff/student relationships.  Sexey’s School has a strong team of staff who are caring, supportive and working with a ‘determination to be exceptional in all that we do’.

For further information please see Job Description and Person Specification. If you would like to arrange an informal conversation about the role, please contact Tim Allen, Director of Boarding at tallen@sexeys.somerset.sch.uk

Completed Application Form should be e-mailed together with a covering letter to jobs@sexeys.somerset.sch.uk.

 

Early applications are strongly encouraged and we reserve the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate before the above dates

Sexey’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please see our Recruitment Selection and Disclosure Policy  for more information.

Sexey’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In support of this, the post requires a criminal background check via the disclosure procedure. The successful applicant will therefore be subject to an Enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check, references and other checks.