Staff Counsellor Required (Arts Uni): Bournemouth, Dorset


Salary:  £27,979 per annum, pro rata
18.5 hours per week, permanent
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 14 December 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  AD1358


We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and strive for our staff to be from diverse backgrounds. We positively encourage applications from individuals within under-represented groups and welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We are seeking a skilled and experienced staff counsellor to join the counselling team. The post holder will coordinate and deliver a confidential counselling service to staff, complying with the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions, autonomously managing a specialist caseload to ensure that support for staff is delivered at the point of need.

You will have a recognised counselling qualification and a minimum of two years’ post qualifying counselling experience, together with in-depth knowledge of the BACP Ethical Framework for Counselling Professions. BACP accreditation and knowledge of working within a higher education context would be an advantage.

This position involves working with vulnerable people and therefore requires compliance with the University’s Safeguarding Policies, including the requirement for enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance prior to the commencement of employment. The University is committed to stringent Safeguarding practices, including in its practices around the recruitment and selection of staff, to positions which involve working with vulnerable people. The successful candidate will be required to complete AUB approved Safeguarding Training.

You should submit your application without help from AI Chatbots e.g. ChatGPT. Any applications whereby it is deemed that such content has been included, will be disqualified from the selection process.


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