|Salary:||£47,414 to £55,805|
|Placed On:||6th February 2023|
|Closes:||6th March 2023|
UCL’s Student Psychological and Counselling Services (SPCS) are part of Student Support and Wellbeing (SSW). SSW provide holistic support for all students at UCL, helping them to stay well and perform at the best of their ability. In SPCS we undertake psychological assessments of individual students in order to help them identify and solve their problems, to identify clinically significant disorders as appropriate, and to help students determine and pursue the most appropriate treatment plan. We provide high-quality, time-limited individual cognitive behavioural therapy, psychodynamic counselling, psychiatric support and personal development workshops both face to face and online via telephone and video. We are a multi-disciplinary Team made up of Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Counselling Psychologists, Psychoanalysts, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists, Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapists.
About the role
The successful candidate will be required to provide time-limited individual and group CBT to a diverse group of university students with a variety of presenting problems, ranging from mild distress to clinically significant disorders. They will be expected to work alongside colleagues from non CBT backgrounds, such as psycho-dynamic therapists, Solution Focused therapists and psychiatrists, as well as non-clinical colleagues such as disability advisors, mental health advisors, and welfare advisors. They will contribute to the on-going development of the Student Psychological and Counselling Services. Please note this role is not available as a job share.
The successful candidate would have BABCP accreditation or the ability to gain accreditation within 9 months. They would have experience of providing short-term/brief individual Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to individuals and groups, both face to face and online via telephone and video. They would have experience of working with students or young adults with people with a wide range of mental health problems which would include diagnosed mental health illnesses. They will need good computer skills with emails; Word and the use of a database for record keeping.
What we offer
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below: • 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days) • Additional 5 days’ annual leave purchase scheme • Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE) • Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan • Immigration loan • Relocation scheme for certain posts • On-Site nursery • On-site gym • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay • Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service • Discounted medical insurance Visit https://www.ucl.a c.uk/work-at-ucl/rewards-and-benefits to find out more.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women. You can read more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion here : https://www.ucl.ac.uk/equality-diversity-inclusion/
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