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Counsellor (19-LIBR166-0190-2) at University for the Creative Arts

We are looking for applicants who be willing to work at both our Rochester and Canterbury campuses, primarily during term time. Initially, applicants would be expected to work 12 hours over two days at Rochester (Monday and Tuesday) and 3 hours at Canterbury (Wednesday).

You will provide professional counselling and wellbeing services to the students of the University as part of an integrated Library & Student Services.  The work will normally be one-to-one and face-to-face, but the provision of group work may be required.  The post holder will hold specific responsibility for offering online counselling to students, and thus should have experience in this area.  

You will also advise students on obtaining help and support to enable them to succeed on course as well as refer students appropriately on to other services inside or outside the University when necessary.

Applicants will need to hold a recognised qualification in counselling or psychotherapy, be currently accredited with a relevant professional body (e.g. BACP, UKCP, BPS), or awaiting accreditation with significant post qualification experience, and have experience of delivering counselling in an institutional setting.   

The pro rata salary for this post is £13,079 - £15,152 per annum, inclusive of holiday entitlement.

Previous applicants for this position need not apply.

UCA is The Times /Sunday Times ‘Modern University of the Year 2019’ and the No.1 Specialist Creative University,ranking in the Top 35 ofall UK Universities in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

As the UK’s No.1 specialist creative university foremployment of graduates* and the second largest provider of creative education in Europe, the University has been producing exceptional graduates for the global creative sector for over 150 years. 96.9%of UCA’s graduates were either in employment or further study within 6 months of graduation in the most recent DLHE* survey released in 2018. We have more than 7,500 students studying on 120 creative arts, business and technology courses at campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Rochester, Hampton Court and Maidstone as well as by distance learning. Our exceptional team of world-class teaching and research academics are equipping the next generation of creators, innovators and leaders with the skills they need to thrive in the creative industries.

* Destinations of Leavers in HigherEducation (DLHE) July 2018

Closing Date: 02 Jul 2019. Category: Professional/Support

Disclaimer: This job was added on 12 Jun 2019 but the details may have changed since. We always recommend checking directly with the employer.

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