UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

Student Counsellor

Location
Leeds, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,199 to £39,609 p.a. pro rata
Posted
26 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Jul 2019
Ref
SESSO1106
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Are you a qualified counsellor, psychotherapist, clinical or counselling psychologist with substantial experience in counselling and/or psychotherapy? Do you have an understanding of the needs and priorities of counselling and wellbeing services in Higher Educational settings? Would you like to work within a multi-disciplinary Counselling and Wellbeing Team?

The University is committed to delivering excellent and inspirational learning and teaching, research degree supervision and an exceptional student experience to all those who can benefit. The Student Education Service has been established, which brings colleagues from central teams together with colleagues from faculties and schools into a single integrated service.  

As part of the Student Operations Directorate within the Student Education Service, the Student Counselling and Wellbeing Service provides a wide range of excellent and innovative support to help students manage psychological, emotional and psychiatric issues whilst at University. 

Counsellors within the service offer therapeutic consultations and assessments, guided self-help, group work and individual counselling within a brief, early intervention framework. You must hold a professional level counselling or psychotherapy qualification in any modality to diploma/masters level, or equivalent. 

You must be fully accredited by BACP, UKCP or BABCP. Clinical or counselling psychologists must have achieved chartered status with BPS and be registered with HCPC. Please note BACP membership or registration without accreditation is not sufficient. Applicants with the required qualifications who consider themselves having equivalent professional credentials need to provide a BACP, UKCP or BABCP statement of equivalency with their application You should be interested in working in a multi-disciplinary team and support our policy of offering primarily brief focused therapy. 

We are interested in recruiting therapists with additional trauma focused training and able to work with trauma within a brief frame

We welcome all applications but particularly encourage applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) counsellors, and candidates with disabilities. Our aim is to reflect the University’s diverse and vibrant community and ensure we are as welcoming and accessible as possible to all students. We will always appoint the most suitable candidate to the role.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Jane Harris, Assistant Head of Student Support (Student Counselling and Wellbeing)

Tel +44 (0)113 343 4106, email J.Harris1@leeds.ac.uk

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Student Education Service
School/Institute:  Student Operations
Section:  Student Counselling Centre
Category:  Professional & Managerial Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,199 to £39,609 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  3 days a week, term time only
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 24 June 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 14 July 2019    
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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