Counsellor Required (NHS Trust): London
Salary: £38,768 – £46,124 HCAS inclusive pro rata
Salary period: Yearly
Main area: Workforce
Grade: NHS AfC: Band 6
Hours: Part time – 30 hours per week
Job ref: 309-UCLH-456
We are looking for an enthusiastic and compassionate Counsellor to join the UCLH Staff Psychology & Welfare Service (SPWS). SPWS is well-established within the Trust and the post-holder will join a friendly multi-disciplinary team of clinical and counselling psychologists, psychotherapists, counsellors and mediators.
This is an exciting and critically important time to work in this area, helping to support our diverse hospital workforce to cope with the impact of, and recover from the pandemic as well as the ongoing nature of healthcare work in acute hospital settings.
This provision has been in place for over 20 years at UCLH with this post becoming vacant due to the member of staff retiring. The covid-19 pandemic has further increased the need for individual and team level staff support and The Staff Psychology & Welfare Service continues to address these needs, offering prompt access to highly specialist assessment and a range of evidence-based psychological interventions for staff. It is also part of the wider recovery programme and long term health and wellbeing agenda at UCLH.
We work closely with our workforce colleagues in Staff Experience, Training & Development and alongside our Staff Networks to encourage long term and sustainable cultural change within the organisation. We aim to reduce stigma, increase engagement in self-care and organisational support to help our staff thrive at work and in their personal lives.
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