Staff and Student Counsellor (Part Time)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Education & Academia

  • Salary:

    £46,100 to £53,295 pa

  • Published:

    3 months ago

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  • Client:


The role:

LSE Student Counselling Service wishes to recruit a Counsellor to provide 1:1 counselling to staff and students. The Counsellor would undertake individual counselling and training with staff and students in this busy and well-respected multi-disciplinary Counselling Service.

In summary, the job involves:

  • Provision of clinical assessment and counselling to LSE staff/students at all levels.

  • Offer of expert counselling input to clients of the service, involving short term counselling (6 session model).

  • Ability to run groups and workshops for staff/ students

  • Working in liaison with other colleagues involved in student and staff mental health and wellbeing across LSE

Candidates must be Accredited/ Registered with BACP/ UKCP/ HPC/ BABCP/ BPS/ BPC as a Counsellor/ Psychotherapist/ Counselling Psychologist or equivalent and have substantial post training experience (5+ years).  The post holder must be able to work on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, and until 7.30 pm on Monday or Tuesday through a staggered work pattern.  Applicants who are not accredited will not be considered for this post.

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

We would be particularly interested in hearing from applicants from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds.

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 email

The closing date for receipt of applications is 28 November 2020 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Salary from £46,100 to £53,295 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £59,354pa inclusive London allowance pro-rated pro rata to 21 hours per week.

This is a part time appointment for 21 hours with working days Monday, Tuesday and Friday.