Utopia Project always welcomes and encourages volunteers from the local and wider community. If you are interested in supporting vulnerable and hard to reach young people to achieve their potential and would like to gain experience in this area, please email a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to our admin team

Wellbeing Coach/Counsellor

Utopia are seeking to recruit an outstanding, passionate and resilient Wellbeing Coach/Counsellor to provide outreach-counselling services for Young Carers and LookedAfter Children in our partner schools, using our new Primal wellbeing programme.

Monday – Friday term time only.

Working hours 8:30am – 4:30pm.

For more information about this post please download the Job description and Employee Specification.

If you have the skills and experience that this important role requires, please email a copy of your CV along with a covering letter, to our admin team.

Reference ID: UPWELL20

Contract length: 12 months

Application deadline: 15/10/2020

Expected start date: 02/11/2020

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £16,505.00 per year

All posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure Barring checks. Teaching posts are also subject to Prohibition checks.


Utopia Project is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All volunteers/applicants will be required to undertake a comprehensive recruitment and selection process that includes:
completion of an Application Form or CV, which elicits information regarding an applicants past
completion of a Self Disclosure Form, which requires any applicant to declare past offences
verification of identity and eligibility to work in the UK
verification of professional qualifications
screening via an enhanced DBS check
two references, including one regarding the applicant’s most recent post working with children
an interview to acceptable protocol and recommendations which includes questions relevant to Safeguarding Children

Get in touch

If you are interested in enrolling a young person on one of our courses, please download and complete the referral form and email to or return by post.

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