|Salary:||£33,966 to £45,585 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.|
|Placed On:||26th September 2023|
|Closes:||24th October 2023|
We are looking for committed, enthusiastic counsellors with a passion for working to improve psychological literacy for students. Counsellors who are passionate about supporting student wellbeing to join our student counselling team.
The purpose of the role is to provide student-centred, short term, focussed counselling to students through thoughtful delivery of student-centred counselling, focussed on the here and now. In this role, you would support students to navigate distress, life stressors and emotional experiences that may impact on their ability to achieve their potential through 1:1 counselling, and group work.
Individual counselling is the core work of the service and an ability to effectively manage a substantial caseload is a key requirement. A significant part of the role involves the provision of assessment appointments (counselling consultations).
You would also be required to contribute to the delivery of a range of psychoeducation workshops and development of self-help resources available to all students.
The counselling team sits within the wider wellbeing service and the role will work positively with other colleagues in the service in a collegiate way making good teamworking skills essential to this role.
You would be predominantly based at the Counselling Centre located on University Park but may be asked to work at other locations on University Park and our other Nottingham campuses.
You will need to be fully trained in counselling to diploma level and be accredited with a recognised professional body or working towards accreditation as defined by the BACP or equivalent (UKCP, BPS).
A good understanding of issues which impact on student wellbeing and the ability to demonstrate a commitment to inclusive practice are essential.
This role’s core hours are 09.00-17.15 with some evening work occasional weekend required.
Flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with the University of Nottingham’s Flexible Working Arrangements Policy. Staff in the wellbeing service are required to work on site for a minimum of 80% of their working week.
Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus.
The posts are offered on a permanent, full time (36.25 hours per week) contract. ; however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 21.75 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arangements may be considered.
It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.
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