Student Counsellor: Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) - Maternity Cover

Location: Northampton Square

Contract Duration: Fixed Term

Hours: Part-time

Salary Range: £45,361 to £54,131


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries. In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.


This is a part time 12 months maternity cover. The successful candidate will provide consultation and risk assessment to all students who preset to the service with emotional and psychological difficulties. Working within the interdisciplinary Student Counselling, Mental Health and Accessability Team, the post-holder will co-design the service CBT offer with corresponding CBT counsellor. The post-holder will identify those students who will respond best to specialist CBT interventions and will make clinically informed judgements regarding vulnerable students who require onward GP or psychiatric referral when appropriate.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level with a postgraduate Diploma / MSc CBT qualification. They will be able to manage students in crisis and at risk of harm to self or other. They will have demonstrable evidence of working with students with complex learning needs in a HEI environment or equivalent and have developed collaborative ways of working across a multidisciplinary team.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity Academic excellence for business and the professions

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Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 24th March 2020