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Counsellor (15 hours per week)

Student Operations and Support

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £37,474 to £44,737 pro rata
15 hours per week
Closing Date:  Tuesday 07 February 2023
Reference:  SO5171-23-018

An opportunity to join the University of Brighton Student Wellbeing team as a counsellor is available.

Your expertise and passion for improving student mental health and wellbeing coupled with the relevant qualifications, will be key to your success in this new and exciting role within the Counselling team of the Student Wellbeing Service at the University of Brighton.

As a student counsellor you will hold a caseload, provide assessments, and deliver a range of therapeutic and psychological support interventions.  You will possess the relevant skills, qualifications and creativity to deliver clinical and support interventions directly, and to make appropriate referrals both internally and to key local organisations and statutory services (i.e. for longer-term or more specialist support).  

 To succeed in the role, you will:

  • Be a strong team-player with the flexibility and drive to adapt your service delivery to meet student demand 
  • Have experience of risk and crisis management within a similar setting
  • Have a sound understanding of equality and diversity issues as well as good practice.

In joining the Student Wellbeing team there will be opportunities for development, collaboration and creativity.  For further information about the role and the qualities we are looking for, and to understand how you might be able to really make a difference, please take a look at the job description.  

Please note that this role is for 15hrs (two days) per week. This job is not suitable for job sharing.

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the university is underrepresented by Minority Ethnic staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.


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