University Counsellor - Work from home

Expiring today

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
18 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
1818626515
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Counsellors required for immediate start to support University Students.

Your new organisation

This is an opportunity to work with a large University environment based in Rhondda Cynon Taff. The department offers a range of extra services for students with specific learning difficulties within the university. The department offers crucial one to one support for those students that need it.

Your new role

You will be working within the student services department based in the Rhondda Cynon Taff campus. The department assist students that need extra support on a one to one basis. You will be required to provide one to one counselling to students online and will provide a specialist counselling and referral service to students that have been referred over to you. You will provide assessment (1st appointment), support and referral for students with acute and chronic mental health difficulties and you will work in liaison with other members of staff to support Students whose personal difficulties might impact on their academic work.

You will be working from home and running these sessions on video call via Microsoft Teams for the time being.

The working hours will be between 9am-5pm and you will be guaranteed 10 hours a week made up over 2 days. The position will be paid on an hourly basis. This role is to start immediately, is term time only and is secured for the right person up until February in the first instance.

What you'll need to succeed

You will need to hold a Higher Education Qualification or equivalent and you will need to have a significant counselling qualification, accredited by the BACP or UKCP. You must also have counselling experience, post-qualification. Experience of working with students in a Higher Education setting is desirable.

What you'll get in return

This is an opportunity to work in a varied and interesting role on a one on one basis. You will receive an hourly pay rate of £22 and you will be working in a successful support department with a dedicated and supportive team.

What you need to do now

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