• Full Time
  • London

Website LSE - London School of Economics and Political Science

Salary from £46,100 to £53,295 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £59,354 pa inclusive of London allowance


This is a fixed term appointment for one year. This role is full-time, but we are open to considering a request for a job share.



The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world, with a global reach and an international student intake. Student Wellbeing is central to the student experience: we aim to ensure that every student feels that they belong to a welcoming, inclusive, supportive, caring, scholarly community.


We are seeking a Counselling Service Manager to lead a talented and experienced team of counsellors to deliver on our goals. The Counselling Service Manager will support the Deputy Head of Student Services (Wellbeing) in implementing the overall strategic intent for student wellbeing across the School and within SWS. They will also be responsible for the leadership, development, organisation and management of the Student Counselling Service. The postholder will work with other managers within the team to ensure an integrated range of services to students.


The successful post-holder will be a highly experienced clinician, with in depth knowledge and application of a broad range of counselling models, excellent organisational and problem solving skills, personal resilience in managing conflicting demands and implementing change, and strong leadership skills to be able to manage and develop a team and support staff working under pressure. They will hold an honours degree and relevant post-clinical qualifications and will have the ability to conduct systematic research into and evaluation of service provision.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from Women and Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds as they are currently underrepresented at this level in this area. All appointments will be made on merit or skill and experience relative to the role.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please contact Victoria Frost, Deputy Head of Student Services (Wellbeing) at v.l.frost@lse.ac.uk.


The closing date for receipt of applications is 20 June 2021 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.lse.ac.uk.