Student Counsellor ( SOAS International Students) Required: London


Closing Date: 24 November 2020

Vacancy Number 002272
Location London
Campus Russell Square
Post Class Support
Department / Centre Student Advice and Wellbeing
Contract Type Fixed Term – Over 6 months
Closing date for applications 24 November 2020
Job title: Student Counsellor (International Students)
Salary: £37,360 – £43,886 per annum (Including London Allowance)
Location: Bloomsbury, London (home based currently due to COVID-19)
Contract type: Fixed Term – 12 Months
Hours: 28 hours per week (Wednesday Mornings Team meetings. Other days to be agreed.)
Department: Student Advice and Wellbeing
Do you have a passion to support your peers? Could you make a difference at one of the most prestigious universities in the world?
If so you could be our next Students Counsellor for our international students, here at SOAS University of London
About the role
This role will predominantly provide 1:1 brief psychological interventions to students. In the first instance the role will be delivering remote services so you will need to be competent in online delivery of counselling and have a private and confidential space to work from. We are looking for someone who is able to start immediately.
We particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented groups who reflect our student cohort, and those who are able to practice in other languages.
About you
We are looking for an individual with good communication skills, who is confident to discuss and share information with others and can bring focused initiatives over the next academic year.
This role is specifically to support international students in response to campaigns from the student community. It will be for a fixed period to enable the practitioner to work alongside international students to develop a more permanent role that meets the needs of this community of students
In return we offer 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and additional School closure days; a generous employer pension contribution; a number of loan schemes including season ticket and IT equipment; Cycle to Work Scheme; enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay provisions, childcare voucher scheme and financial support for childcare
About us
We are SOAS University of London; the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East.

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