North Highland College UHI is one of thirteen academic partners and research centres that make up the University of the Highlands and Islands. This unique partnership allows us to deliver further and higher education programmes at our Thurso, Halkirk, Dornoch and Alness campuses.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

Counsellor

Salary range £25,959 - £28,289 p/a (pro-rata).
Working hours17.5 hours per week.
LocationThurso.
Closing Date9:00am Monday 26th April 2021.

North Highland College is looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced individual to provide a comprehensive mental health and counselling support service to enhance student wellbeing. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and delivering a service to learners, using a range of means including internet-based resources, email, and telephone, along with maintaining records and overall monitoring and reporting on mental health and wellbeing issues, in line with current legislation.

This is a part-time, term-time only position, until June 2023, based at our main campus in Thurso, but you may be required to work at other college sites as required. This is a term-time position and you will not be required during college holidays.

Candidates must be qualified to a minimum of SCQF level 10 and have a professional qualification in counselling (PG Diploma in Counselling or equivalent.  Must have experience in a counselling role and that of time limited therapy.   The successful candidate will be required to deliver staff training and development related to mental health wellbeing and resilience. 

To apply: Please refer to the full job description, complete the two forms below then return to NHCHR@uhi.ac.uk. You may also include a CV/Cover letter to accompany your application form if you wish.

If you have any queries about the application process please contact NHCHR@uhi.ac.uk - our postal address is:

Human Resources Team
North Highland College UHI
Ormlie Road
Thurso
Caithness
KW14 7EE