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Counselling Service Manager

Birkbeck, University of London - Registry Services

Location: London
Salary: £45,996 to £54,142 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th September 2021
Closes: 4th October 2021
Job Ref: 457309

Birkbeck University is seeking a Counselling Service Manager to lead a talented and enthusiastic team of Student Counsellors deliver on our aims.

You will be an experienced psychodynamic clinician, looking to work with a small team of psychodynamic Counsellors. The culture of the Service is friendly and collaborative, whilst achieving a high standard of counselling.

The post provides the opportunity to think about and implement all aspects of the service including clinical, operational and marketing to the student population, as well as working with other Managers in wider Student Services. There are opportunities for continued professional development in addition to regular group consultation, external individual consultation, and an external supervisor to the team.

  • Leadership style and experience that combines both authoritative and consultative elements
  • Proven ability to provide high quality, psychodynamic short- term counselling
  • Ability to manage student risk and undertake clinical lead responsibilities


Grade 8 of the College's London Pay Scale which is £45,996 rising to £54,142 per annum.

The salary quoted is on the College's London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area.


If you would like to know more about the role please click on apply below or contact Eleanor Mongey on 0203 926 3392.

Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award, operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

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