• Part Time
  • London

Website Queen Mary University of London

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About the Role
We are looking for a CBT Therapist with experience of working flexibly in an institutional setting, delivering assessments and short term therapy/counselling. The work will involve assessing clients, offering one-to-one sessions, managing risk and onward referral, as well as possible group/workshop delivery.

The role reports to the Counselling Manager.

About You
Applicants must have an appropriate postgraduate qualification which includes a core CBT component, or a CBT training. We are also looking for applicants with significant post-qualification experience who are used to working with clients from diverse backgrounds and social groups, and preferably with experience of working with young adults.

You must demonstrate a strong and embedded understanding and empathy with the issues and challenges faced by students from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds.

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, faith, religion, disability and age but, as ethnic minority groups and members of the LGBTQ community are currently under-represented, we would encourage applications from members of these groups.

About the Department
The Advice and Counselling Service is a multidisciplinary student support service offering counselling and psychological support, psychiatry clinics, welfare advice, financial advice and immigration advice.

The service currently employs 31 staff equating to approximately 21 FTE, plus a small number of counselling trainees and associates. There are three staff teams: counselling team, welfare advice team and frontline services team.

Closing date: 4th October

Interviews: w/c 12th October

To apply for this job email your details to j.gate-eastley@qmul.ac.uk.