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Psychological Therapist (103094-0920)

University of Warwick - Wellbeing Support Services

Location: Coventry
Salary: £41,526 to £49,553 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 22nd September 2020
Closes: 20th October 2020
Job Ref: 1872484

Part time position (0.5753 FTE), fixed term for 9 months to cover maternity leave 4 January 2021 – 28 September 2021.

The post holder will work 21 hours per week over 3 days and will be required to work until 8pm on either Tuesday or Thursday during term time.

Are you a Counselling/Clinical Psychologist or an Accredited Counsellor?

Are you interested in working psychologically in a Higher Education context?

Wellbeing Support Services, the University of Warwick, delivers a wide range of student support services through the Wellbeing, Disability and Counselling & Psychology Interventions teams. We are committed to providing professional services that are tailored to individual requirements and aimed at enabling students to successfully complete their studies and enhance their student experience.

The Counselling and Psychology Interventions Team comprises of qualified and experienced Counselling/Clinical Psychologists, Accredited Counsellors plus voluntary Associates (i.e. qualified but pre-accredited and experienced Psychology Assistants and Counsellors) as well as a small number of assistant/trainee Psychologists or qualified, pre-accredited Counsellors. The Counselling and Psychology Interventions team forms part of the network of Wellbeing Support Services for students, working in close collaboration with the Wellbeing Team of Wellbeing Advisors who, as well as health promotion across the university, also triage students and offer bespoke preventative workshops and self-help activities and strategies one-to-one, and the Disability team who offer advice and guidance to students with disabilities (including mental health disabilities) on reasonable adjustments to best manage their studies.

We are seeking a qualified and experienced professional - Counselling Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, applied or a highly experienced Counsellor- with an interest in working with students within our highly respected University. The newly enhanced service is looking to employ professionals who will offer impactful clinical interventions to effect change with students managing a range of mild, moderate and complex psychological issues. The work will mainly be focussed, one-to-one therapeutic engagement with scope to develop evidence-based training and interventions with groups. There will be opportunities to offer clinical supervision and consultation to colleagues.

You will have (or be eligible for) chartered status with BPS and HCPC registration or be an experienced, fully accredited counsellor with BACP (or equivalent), educated to Masters level and be competent to work in more than one distinct psychotherapeutic model. You will be an excellent team player with a pragmatic, positive approach.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome and encourage applications from all sections of the community regardless of their backgrounds, age, ethnicity, disability, sex/gender, gender identity or expression, religion/belief, or sexual or romantic orientation.

If you would like to discuss this vacancy informally please contact Monique Wearden via email, providing a contact telephone number, at

Interview date: 29 October 2020

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick’s jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

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