Counsellor / Psychotherapist 

University of Nottingham
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
24 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Counsellor / Psychotherapist 
Deputy Registrar's Division
Location:     University Park
Salary:     £38,183 to £46,924 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. 
Closing Date:     Tuesday 26 September 2017
Reference:     REG283317

Applicants should have evidence of substantial post formal qualification experience.  Applications are particularly welcomed from counsellors with a CBT qualification who also have experience of working with health care and vocational students and staff.

Location:  The successful post-holder will be working mainly on one or more of the University satellite campuses- Derby, Sutton Bonington, Jubilee and on Thursday at University Park.

The University of Nottingham Counselling Service is a respected and well-used service which provides a free and confidential service for students and staff. The clinical team comprises practitioners working with a broad range of theoretical orientations. The core service offered is individual short-term counselling. Over 2200 clients attended for counselling in academic year 2016/2017. Therapeutic groups and workshops are an important and integral element of the service offered to the university community.

Key responsibilities

  1. A substantial part of the work of this post involves travelling by car to, and working on some or all of the university’s UK satellite campuses each week, offering counselling service provision.
  2. Undertake counselling consultations to assess risk and negotiate appropriate intervention.
  3. Offer counselling, primarily short term to student and staff members of the University community.
  4. To work within the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions (2016).
  5. To contribute to the delivery of the Groups and Workshops programme of the service and deliver training input as required. 
  6. To contribute fully to service development, working as part of a team.
  7. To fulfil the administrative  and record-keeping requirements of the service

The post requires satisfactory completion of an enhanced DBS disclosure.
The appointment to this post will be subject to confirmation and completion of a probationary period of six months.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Davina Malcolm, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'. 

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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