Counsellor, Psychotherapist or Counselling Psychologist

Guildford, United Kingdom
£32,236 to £39,609 gross per annum + benefits
20 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Oct 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £32,236 to £39,609 gross per annum + benefits  
Permanent post
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Thursday 20 September 2018
Closing Date:  Thursday 11 October 2018
Interview Date:  Thursday 15 November 2018
Reference:  074318

We are seeking to recruit a qualified Counsellor, Psychotherapist or Counselling Psychologist (BACP, UKCP or BPS) to join our established multidisciplinary team working with students and staff with wide ranging and sometimes complex issues.

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Able to deliver a range of interventions, from very brief (1-3 sessions) to medium term
  • Experience and/or training in very brief models of counselling (e.g. Solution Focused Therapy, CBT)
  • Experience of working in Higher Education or Youth Counselling
  • Able to work with crisis and risk presentations
  • Integrative and flexible therapeutic approach

The post holder will be required to work 5 days a week. Core hours are 9am-5pm. Willingness to work one evening a week if needed would be an advantage.

Further information about our work can be found at:

The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, and was awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. It is ranked 10th in The Guardian league table for 2018, 10th in the Complete University Guide and  is the recipient of three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Benefits package includes generous salary package, award-winning pension scheme, child care assistance and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

For more information please contact Kate Brady, Senior Counsellor 01483 689498