Counsellor Required (Goldsmiths University): London


Goldsmiths University

Department: Student Experience Directorate
Vacancy Type: Open-ended/Permanent
Full-Time/Part-Time: Part Time – Part Time Hours Fixed
Salary: £39,306.20 – £43,783.32
Interview Date: 29 June 2020
Actual Hours: 24.5 hours per week
FTE: 0.7
Closing Date: 15/06/2020
Ref No: 8905

We are seeking a experienced Counsellor/Psychotherapist to join the Counselling service within Student Support Services, part of Student Experience Directorate. The role holder will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to support students’ physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

The role holder requires significant experience of providing mental health support to student through a variety of mechanisms including time limited individual counselling, single session and group support as well as delivering proactive mental wellbeing activities.

The successful candidate will have considerable clinical experience, ideally in a Higher Education Institutional context. They will also be able to demonstrate a strong track record of working safely and effectively with high risk students, and experience of networking, liaising and using referral processes, both internally and within the wider context of NHS services and other statutory and voluntary agencies.

The role requires enthusiasm, energy and drive to provide services which contribute to a high-quality student experience across the Student Experience Directorate. The role holder must also have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong positive and collaborative working relationships with colleagues within Student Support Services, and key staff across the university.

You must be able to demonstrate an understanding of, and empathy for the needs of a unique, diverse and international student community, including experience of having worked with students from BAME backgrounds.

Goldsmiths is committed to advancing equality and celebrating diversity.  We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.  We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants as this group is currently under-represented at this level in this area.


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