3 x Counsellors and Cognitive Behavioural Therapists: London
3 August 2021
UAL – High Holborn, London UK
We are seeking to appoint counsellors and cognitive behavioural therapists.
The posts offer an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to join our Counselling and Health Advice Service.
You will be an accredited (or awaiting accreditation application decision) Counsellor or Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with experience of working with a diverse range of issues to support students to engage successfully with their studies and University life. You will have the ability to work flexibly, experience of offering online and in person online and in person, skills for brief/time-limited work, a good understanding of the student support and risk management within an educational setting.
You will be based at a college site and have the option to work from home for part of your working week.
Vacant posts ranges from 0.4 (two days a week) to full time (5 days a week). Working on Saturdays (40 weeks a year) is also an option. There may be a requirement to work one evening a week up to 7pm.
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries.
You will have a degree, a postgraduate counselling qualification or a counselling psychology qualification which includes a core CBT component or a CBT training.
You will have (or awaiting) professional accreditation with BACP, BABCP or equivalent.
Your experience will include:-
- undertaking assessments;
- managing casework;
- working to brief/time limited contracts;
- working with clients from diverse backgrounds
- a strong track record of responding proactively to crisis situations and of managing risk concerns;
- interventions to alleviate difficulties affecting functioning and to promote mental well-being,
- experience of delivering psycho-educational workshops
- working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
You will have a good understanding of the needs of university students. a flexible collaborative approach, excellent liaison skills and the ability to contain anxiety in yourself and others.
In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.
At UAL, everyone’s identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.
Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Criminal Records Bureau before the appointment is confirmed. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s).
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