Counsellor Required: Birmingham, West Midlands


Birmingham Metropolitan College

  • Up to £27,243 per annum Per Annum
  • Permanent * Full time


BMet (Birmingham Metropolitan College) is on an exciting journey! Be a part of our students’ experience and make a difference.

BMet is a great organisation, home to thousands of bright and enthusiastic students and many talented and experienced staff. We are passionate about providing the qualifications and training that local employers and communities need. Our goal is to prepare all of our students for the world of work, both now and in years to come.

We are looking to appoint a Counsellor to join our team based at our James Watt College.


Job Role:

To provide therapeutic counselling for students (predominantly aged 16-19 but will also include adult students) on issues which may compromise their mental health such as abuse, eating disorders, self-harm, bereavement, depression, low self-esteem, breakdowns in family relationships etc.

Counsellors will be required to carry out counselling assessments for students and allocate them to the appropriate counsellor.

To ensure that counselling supervision is accessed and that annual and other management reports are produced as necessary. To ensure that an effective appointment system is in place and to keep a record of attendance, cancellations and missed appointments. To understand and respond to Safeguarding concerns, in line with college policy.

See Role Profile for further details.

As an employer we offer a wide range of career paths. Working at BMet provides a real opportunity for you to make a difference to the communities we serve, as well as giving you the environment to develop your career in an exciting and dynamic organisation.

We know that our diversity is a source of strength and we warmly welcome people from all backgrounds, particularly encouraging applications from people who are currently under-represented at college.

BMet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Our roles are subject to vetting checks conducted by Security Watchdog.

If you want to join our team and you have the qualifications, experience and competencies needed for the role please apply.

Closing date for applications: 19th May 2024

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