Student Counsellor

MidKent College
Gillingham [Kent]
£27,704 - £35,148 Per Year, Pro rata depending on qualifications and experience
09 Feb 2021 11:53
11 Mar 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Part Time, Term Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Student Counsellor

Organisational Information

MidKent College is at the heart of the education sector in South East England, and a College which Ofsted recognised as Good for overall effectiveness, in a November 2018 inspection.

As a progressive student-centred College, we are now looking for a part-time Student Counsellor on Term-time only basis working 2 days a week.

If you are passionate about education, and can inspire those around you, we'd love to hear from you.

Details of the role

The successful candidate will have responsibility for providing confidential counselling to Further and Higher Education students at the College, to enable them to succeed in programmes of education and training.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 11th March 2021.

Job Requirements

You will be a member of a professional body (BACP, UKCP or BPC) and adhere to their guidance, policy and practice, supervision.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent professional qualification.

You will also have a minimum of one year's experience working with young people and adults.

Commitment to Safeguarding

We are committed to the safeguarding of all our students and staff. This means everyone who works here is required to actively protect them from preventable harm. Our recruitment and selection process includes background checks which will be undertaken on the successful applicant, including an enhanced DBS, and in your application you are required to demonstrate how you meet the Colleges requirements on safeguarding.

The background checks will be carried-out in accordance with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Code of Practice. The DBS helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. We operate in accordance with the DBS Code of Conduct and Privacy Policy. You can access both of these documents at

Commitment to Equal Opportunities

As a proud user of the disability confident scheme the College is committed to equal opportunities and celebrates the diversity of staff and students. As part of our commitment to the scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We welcome applications from anyone wishing to work flexibly and those considering a return to work from a career break.

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