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Counsellor

Health and Wellbeing Services

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £19,985 to £24,556 per annum pro rata (This is the prorated salary range for 0.6 FTE)
Permanent
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 09 August 2022
Reference:  040422

We are seeking to recruit a qualified Counsellor, Psychotherapist or Counselling Psychologist (BACP, UKCP or BPS registered) to join our established multidisciplinary team working with students and staff with wide ranging and sometimes complex issues. 

 We are currently delivering counselling and support across different platforms: face to face, video and phone. Some counsellors also offer email and IM counselling, but this is optional. 

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Able to deliver a wide range of interventions, including One at a Time Focused Counselling, brief (1-3 sessions) and medium-term counselling
  • Able to deliver remote counselling through video and telephone
  • Experience of, enthusiasm for, and possibly training in, delivering very brief models of counselling (e.g. Solution Focused Therapy, Single Session Therapy, Brief CBT, FACT) 
  • Experience of working in Higher Education, Further Education or Youth Counselling
  • Able to assess, manage and work therapeutically with crisis, risk and complex presentations
  • Integrative and flexible therapeutic approach
  • Able to bring new skills and fresh perspectives to our team
  • Understanding and experience of promoting the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda.

Core hours are 9am-5pm. Flexibility in working hours may be possible, though candidates should be available to work Wednesdays and Fridays and one additional day. Candidates must be able to attend campus potentially for all their working hours, though currently there may be scope for working 1 day from home.

 We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our University community; we would strongly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities. Appointment will be made on merit.

Closing date 9th August, 2022.

Interviews 31st August 2022.

Further information about our work can be found at: www.surrey.ac.uk/wellbeing

For more information please contact Kate Brady, Senior Counsellor 01483 689498 a.brady@surrey.ac.uk

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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
 
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

 

 

 


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