Associate Counsellor

Manchester, United Kingdom
11 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The University of Manchester is seeking to recruit a psychological therapist to work as part of a busy team of experienced counsellors and mental health professionals providing a service to the University of Manchester staff and students.

You will be a counsellor trained to at least diploma level, or Low Intensity or High Intensity IAPT worker, with significant post qualifying experience and a minimum of 1500 post qualifying clinical hours. You will have substantial experience of carrying a caseload of 6 or more clinical contacts per day, working actively within a brief model. You will have up-to-date knowledge of current issues in mental health, wellbeing and psychological treatments and have worked within a formal mental health or psychological therapy service, with experience of working under pressure and with high levels of demand. You will have significant training and experience in assessment, formulation and structured interventions and be able to identify significant mental health difficulties and undertake thorough risk assessments.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the black and minority ethnic (BME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. All appointments will be made on merit.

Interviews will be held on 5/6 September 2018.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Maxine Whybrow

General enquiries:

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.