University Counsellor Required: London

 

Closing Date:   Sunday 21 March 2021

The University of West London

Salary:   £29,752 to £36,142 per annum (pro rata)
Release Date:   Friday 26 February 2021
Interview Date:   Wednesday 31 March 2021
Reference:   SS147

The University of West London (UWL) has climbed an impressive 23 places to become one of the top 40 universities in the UK according to the influential Guardian University Guide 2021.

The Role 

You will provide confidential and non-judgemental counselling support to UWL students. We deliver a blended approach of “One At A Time” or OAAT therapy and short term counselling. Training will be provided to prepare you for OAAT therapy if you are not familiar with this mode of delivery. We are currently delivering all sessions online via remote video counselling or telephone but will be moving back on to campus shortly in the hope to deliver both, in person face to face support and online remote support. You will use an online data management system to review registration forms, view appointment’s booked and record your client/student case notes. You will also support the wider Wellbeing team in delivering workshops to students. Peer supervision will be provided and we will also pay for private individual supervision.

The Person – 

Applicants will need to be a registered and/or accredited Counsellor (BACP, UKCP or BPS) with a minimum of 2 years post-qualifying experience. You will need to be experienced in short term counselling and able to work with crisis interventions using a wide range of therapeutic modalities. It is preferable although not essential for you to have experience of working with a “One At A Time” therapy model. You will be proficient using IT to conduct remote online video appointments and use data management systems to manage your caseload of students. We are seeking a fun and enthusiastic individual to join our supportive and friendly team.

 

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