College Counsellor Required: Hampshire
Closing date: 17/01/2021
Farnborough College of Technology
Job reference: REQ000857
Date posted: 06/01/2021
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits.
Term Time (12hrs per week, 36 weeks per year) Job category/type
As an Outstanding College we are now looking to maintain this momentum, by appointing a College Counsellor and Mental Health Coordinator (one role) to maintain and further develop our counselling and welfare service for all our students.
In conjunction with the college mental health team who support retention and attainment, the successful applicant will provide specialist support and interventions for students experiencing mental health difficulties, including clinical assessment, drop-in service, short-term counselling, signposting and supported referrals to appropriate agencies. The successful applicant will also be the ‘go-to’ person for any tutor enquiries about supporting the mental health of their students.
Applicants must hold a relevant degree, or equivalent professional qualification, and have a strong track record of counselling young people.
This is a superb opportunity for a first-class applicant to become part of dedicated and passionate mental health team in an Outstanding College.
Benefits include: LGPS Pension, Employee Assistance Programme including Savings Centre offering retail discounts, Refectory, on-site Nursery facilities (Bookworms Nursery) and free on-site parking.
Farnborough College of Technology is an Equal Opportunities Employer.