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We are seeking to appoint counsellors and cognitive behavioural therapists. These posts offer an exciting opportunity for experienced professionals to join our Counselling and Health Advice Service.

You will be a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with experience of working with a diverse range of issues to support students to engage successfully with their studies and University life. You will have the ability to work flexibly online and in person, skills for brief/time-limited work, a good understanding of student support and risk management within an educational setting. 

You will be based at a college site and have the option to work from home for part of your working week.

The vacancy is 0.8 (4 days a week).  

Why choose us? 

For the fourth year running, University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality. 

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance. 

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You will have a degree, a postgraduate counselling qualification, post qualification experience, and have professional accreditation with BACP, BABCP or equivalent.

Your experience will include:

  • undertaking assessments
  • managing casework
  • working to brief/time limited contracts
  • working with clients from diverse backgrounds
  • a strong track record of responding proactively to crisis situations and of managing risk concerns
  • interventions to alleviate difficulties affecting functioning and to promote mental well-being
  • providing online as well as in person appointments
  • understanding of the emotional psychological and mental health support needs of students
  • experience of delivering psycho-educational workshops
  • working as part of a multi-disciplinary team

You will have a good understanding of the needs of university students as well as flexible collaborative approach, excellent liaison skills and the ability to contain anxiety in yourself and others.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available. 

If you have any queries about this role please contact Jaspreet Kaur, Resourcing Adviser, email [email protected] or telephone: 020 7514 9627.

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: 19 July 2022.

Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s).

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

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