Counsellor Required: Goldsmiths University, London


Closing Date: 24/01/2021

Goldsmiths University

Salary: £39,306.20 – £43,783.32

Actual Hours: 35FTE: 1.0

Department: Student Support Services

Vacancy Type: Fixed-Term

Contract Length: 12 weeks

Posted Date:08/01/2021

Ref No:9065


We are seeking an experienced Counsellor/Psychotherapist to join Goldsmiths Counselling Service, on a temporary basis (12 weeks). The position is offered full-time but we also welcome part-time applications.

The role holder will work as part of a multidisciplinary team withinStudentSupportServices, to promote 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.

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, as well as 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 a range of colleagues and partners.


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