Counsellor Required: Birmingham, West Midlands


Location : Birmingham
Employment type : FULL_TIME
Expires : 2021-05-02
Salary: £45
ACM is a specialist music education provider with approximately 2,200 students on a range of FE and HE programmes in Music Performance, Creative Artist, Production, Technical Services and Business. Our creative and dynamic environment blends academic excellence and professionalism alongside leading-edge industry thinking and business innovation.



  • Registered member BACP / UKCP / BABCP / ACP or other professional body
  • A relevant professional qualification in counselling at diploma level or an equivalent mental health-related qualification
  • Demonstrable ability to work within a time-limited approach offering solution focused therapy
  • Additional specialist training e.g. trauma, bereavement, low self-confidence, depression, anxiety, stress, self-harm OCD, anger management, physical, sexual and emotional abuse, bullying, abortion, panic disorder
  • Experience of providing support to young people across a wide range of mental and physical health issues
  • In-depth awareness of Child Protection/Safeguarding/PREVENT procedures including local systems for disclosure
  • A maintained high level of knowledge and awareness of changes and developments in the fields of counselling and education and their impact on the delivery of counselling
  • Demonstrate complete discretion and professional integrity in order to respect and protect the student and also the reputation and business interests of ACM at all times


  • Accredited member of the BACP/UKCP
  • BSc or MSc in counselling
  • To be alert to trends and patterns of problems and to be willing to identify causes and recommend corrective action
  • Understanding of the emotional and practical needs of a diverse student body
  • Awareness of and the common challenges faced throughout the youth to adult life transition.


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