Associate Counsellor

Goldsmiths, University of London

We are seeking two Associate counsellor/psychotherapists to join the Student Advice and Wellbeing team, who have previous experience of working within a University setting. The counsellors will be responsible for working as part of a multi-professional team to support students’ physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing.

The role holders require a desire to further develop their skills in individual therapy and group work to contribute to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of students at Goldsmiths. The role requires enthusiasm, energy and drive to provide services which contribute to a high quality student experience. The role holders must also have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong positive and collaborative working relationships with colleagues within the Student Advice and Wellbeing team and to engage students both inside and outside of a therapeutic setting.

To provide ethical, high quality, accessible and appropriate short-term counselling to students as agreed with the Wellbeing Manager (Counsellor), maintaining confidential records of all sessions in line with Departmental guidance and professional standards and seeking guidance from the Wellbeing Manager (Counsellor) as required to ensure the safety of students and the quality and effectiveness of the counselling. Also, to support the Wellbeing Manager (Counsellor) and other colleagues in the Student Advice and Wellbeing team in the delivery of a programme of proactive student activities to enhance student’s experience and support mental wellness and resilience. Leading on the development and/or delivery of activities as agreed.

Job Share will be considered.

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