Counsellor (term time only)

£39,992 to £49,149 per annum
02 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Manchester is seeking to recruit an experienced Counsellor to work as part of a busy team of experienced counsellors and mental health professionals providing a service to University of Manchester staff and students.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and be a counsellor or psychological therapist trained to at least diploma level. You will have acquired a minimum of 2000 post qualifying clinical hours and have recent experience of carrying a significant case load of 20-25 clients/week. You will be BACP, UKCP or BPS accredited (or eligible for) or equivalent professional body.

You will provide brief, formulation driven counselling for students and staff, using a clear cognitive or relational model. You will have significant post-qualifying experience in brief counselling or therapy with a particular focus on higher education and crisis settings, with experience of working under pressure and with high levels of demand. You will be able to offer supervision, training and support to colleagues as appropriate. You will have substantial experience of assessing for and working with risk and complexity within a brief framework gained within a formal mental health or psychological therapy service.

Interviews will be held on 18th and 19th October 2017

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

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