Counsellor- Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

4406

Academic Development and Services
UAL - High Holborn
Full time
Dean of Students
Permanent
Yes

20 August 2018 23:55

13 September 2018
£37, 265 - £44, 708

We are seeking to appoint a counsellor who is qualified and experience in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

The post offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional 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, skills for brief/time-limited work, a good understanding of the demands of working and risk management within an educational setting.

You will be based at the University’s Student Centre at High Holborn and one other college site.

This new post is part of the extended Saturday availability and will involve working on Saturdays (40 weeks a year). 

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries.

You will have a degree, a postgraduate counselling qualification which includes a core CBT component or a CBT training, 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,
  • 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. a 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.

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Criminal Records Bureau 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).

Please visit http://jobs.arts.ac.uk where you are able search for the position, download an application pack and apply. Please note that C.V.’s submitted without a formal application form will not be accepted for consideration. If you have any queries about this role that are not covered in the documentation available below please contact Twinkle Brahmbhatt, Staffing Administrator, email ADSRecruitment@arts.ac.uk or Telephone: 020 7514 2965

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.


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).
At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.