Counsellor (Term Time Only)
Short info about job
Company: University Of The Arts London
Department: Academic Development and Services
Salary: £37 to £48 per annum, pro-rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract type: Permanent
Type / Role: Professional or Managerial
Phone: +44-1273 8050201
Fax: +44-1275 1430664
Detail information about job Counsellor (Term Time Only). Terms and conditions vacancy
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries.
We are seeking to appoint a counsellor.
The post offers an exciting opportunity for experienced professionals to join our Counselling and Health Advice Service.
You will be an accredited counsellor with experience of working with a diverse range of issues to support students to engage successfully with their studies and University life. You will have the ability to work flexibly, skills for brief/time-limited work, a good understanding of the demands of working and risk management within an educational setting.
You will be based at the University’s Student Centre at High Holborn and one other college site.
This new post is part of the extended Saturday availability (during term time) to students and is a 4 days a week term time only post (0.7 FTE) over 40 weeks a year.
You will have a degree, a postgraduate counselling qualification, and have professional accreditation with BACP, BABCP or equivalent.
Your experience will include:-
- undertaking assessments;
- managing casework;
- working to brief/time limited contracts;
- working with clients from diverse backgrounds
- a strong track record of responding proactively to crisis situations and of managing risk concerns;
- interventions to alleviate difficulties affecting functioning and to promote mental well-being,
- experience of delivering psycho-educational workshops
- working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
You will have a good understanding of the needs of university students. a flexible collaborative approach, excellent liaison skills and the ability to contain anxiety in yourself and others.
In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.
If you have any queries you may contact ADS Recruitment Team via email [email protected] or telephone: 020 7514 9627.
University of the Arts London aims to be an equal opportunities employer embracing diversity in all areas of activity.
Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s). At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community. Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.