Counselling Tutor (Variable Hours)

Counselling Tutor (Variable Hours)

Counselling Tutor (Variable Hours)

Department: Counselling, Care & EducationSalary: £28.28 per hour (Enhanced Rate)
£28.28 (inclusive of holiday pay)Grade: Enhanced Hourly RatePost Type: Full TimeContract Type: Variable HoursClosing Date: 11:59pm on Thursday 09 February 2023Interview Date: Monday 20 February 2023Reference: RHACC092-24

About the Role

RHACC currently has exciting opportunities for qualified and experienced counselling tutors. As a variable hours tutor, you will be part of our teaching team that deliver our Level 4, Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and other qualification courses. Working closely with the Programme Manager for Counselling, you will be assigned to a suitable Diploma course/s for which you will plan and deliver high quality learning programmes that meet the needs of all learners. You will be responsible for the management of coursework and ePortfolios via an [online] learning platform. You will complete standard quality assurance tasks related to course planning and management, learner attendance and punctuality, learner progression, assessment and evaluation. You will be invited to attend regular 1:1 and team meetings. You may also assist with learner recruitment processes. 

About You

Applicants for this post, must meet the following criteria:

Teaching Qualification

  • You will hold a Level 4, Teaching Qualification (Level 5 desirable)
  • You will have a minimum of two years’ experience of teaching and assessing at level 3 and 4 (or above)

Counselling Qualification 

  • You must have a therapeutic counselling qualification (450 hours) at Level 4 (or above) 

Minimum Practice Experience 

  • You will be a current practitioner with two years supervised counselling practice or a minimum 450 counselling hours and hold a supervision qualification or have 1 year experience of providing supervision to groups or individuals in a counselling setting
  • 10 hours of personal therapy 
  • A Member of a professional association for counselling or psychotherapy
  • 30 hours per year CPD activities

Candidates will be offered ongoing continual professional development as per BACP requirements.

We are delighted to be able to recruit for wonderful opportunity to join our team for the above position. RHACC is just one of nine dedicated adult and community colleges in the UK, placing us in a unique segment of the education sector. RHACC was established in 2017 but has roots dating back to 1895, with an emphasis on providing our expertise in learning for wellbeing, skills for life and career development to disadvantaged women, people who have a disability and adults in need of improved wellbeing and career development.

This is an exciting opportunity where continued development opportunities are always available. We also offer a large number of benefits such as:

  • Pensions
  • UniDays
  • Teacher Perks
  • Carparking
  • Counselling
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Colleges Health Trust 
  • Costco
  • Education
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Creche 
  • Discounted Software
  • Discounted Room Hire 
  • Discounted Gym Membership

Our Commitment Toward Equality and Diversity
We are strongly committed to ensure a diverse workforce from all backgrounds, culture, and protected characteristics. We believe that this is what helps our entrepreneurial and innovative approach that creates an inclusive College that generates great service and pride in what we do.

We would encourage applicants to apply for the position that they have suitable skills for, and we actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for those applicants that meet the minimal requirements of the vacancy.

Safer Recruitment Commitment 
As an education provider, we are committed to our statutory and moral duties in safeguarding our learners. This commitment extends to all applications to work with us, including those that supply to us. All individuals will be required to successfully complete the safer recruitment checks which includes:

  • Enhanced DBS Checks, including barred lists
  • Overseas checks
  • Obtaining two professional references (one has to be most recent employer)
  • Confirmation of qualifications