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Counsellor - Student Mental Health Support

Employer
Randstad Student Support
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Jul 2021

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Mental Health is something which is on everyone's mind since the Covid-19 pandemic began, with students being particularly affected over the last year.

If you are a qualified counsellor, looking to make a positive impact on the lives of young people in higher education, we need you!

Randstad Student Support are looking for counsellors, especially with a mental health nursing background to provide remote support to students who attend the University of Salford, starting ASAP until September.

Benefits:

Full time work over the summer period
Remote working - no travel expenses!
Remote training provided prior to commencement of the role

Responsibilities:

The support covers two aspects:

Risk assessing high risk students - usually at risk of suicide
Check in calls with medium risk students

Requirements:

Must be a qualified counsellor or Mental Health Nurse
Accredited Membership of BACP or UKCP, or NMC membership with at least 1 year's experience
Must hold a valid in date DBS/be on the DBS update service
Must have good listening skills
Must have risk assessment skills
Must have up to date safeguarding training
Ability to maintain clear therapeutic boundaries and manage safeguarding and confidentiality issues
Ability to work under pressure
A commitment to following professional and ethical principles and guidelines
A commitment to the principles of equality and inclusion
Sound IT skills, including word-processing, email, online research and data processing

If you feel this is an opportunity for you and have the desire to make a real difference, then apply online today

Please note that if successful, you will be asked to attend a remote interview.

If you would like to discuss this role or have any questions, please submit a copy of your up to date CV .

Randstad SWS acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad SWS is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone
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