Student Services Student Counsellor (1.0 FTE) - Ref: ALC966
Fixed-term (1 year) £33,797 to £40,322 per annum
Contributing to the success and wellbeing of the UEA student population, the Counsellor will work with a team of other counsellors, CBT practitioners, mental health and disability advisers within the Wellbeing Section of Student Services. The post holder will deliver one-off counselling sessions as well as one to one therapy, aimed at supporting students in managing low/medium level distress.
Holding a degree or having equivalent level of qualification or experience, you will be qualified to a minimum of Diploma level in Counselling/Psychotherapy. You must have substantial experience of assessing and working psychotherapeutically with a broad base of presenting problems, experience of working with and managing risk and have an understanding of the Higher Education context. As part of the role you will also be required to run therapeutic workshops.
This appointment will be subject to a criminal record check at Enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The post is available from 2 January 2020 on a full-time, fixed-term basis for a period of 1 year.
Applications from candidates from a minority ethnic background are particularly welcome as these groups are currently underrepresented within Student Services.
Closing Date: 2 December 2019.
The University is a Silver Athena Swan Award holder.
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