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Cambridge University Counselling Service is seeking to recruit one counsellor, psychotherapist or cognitive behavioural therapist to undertake individual and group counselling with students for this large, busy and well-respected multi-disciplinary Counselling Service.

This is an opportunity to join our highly experienced multi-disciplinary team of counsellors, CBT therapists, mental health advisors and sexual assault and harassment advisor.

The successful candidate will have a post-graduate level counselling qualification. Current accreditation as a counsellor/psychotherapist with BACP, UKCP, BABCP, BCP or as a clinical or counselling psychologist with BPS is essential, as well as relevant experience of counselling and group-work in a similar organisational setting. Please upload your accreditation/registration certificate when applying.

Please note, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the University Counselling Service has ceased to offer individual face-to-face appointments or group sessions. Instead we are offering students telephone/video consultations. We are unable to provide a date as to when we will return back to the Student Service building so please apply on the basis that you will be working from your home until further notice. You will need to take this into consideration as you do need to be able to work in a secure environment whereby all information will be managed in a confidential manner at all times.

Further information about the Service, is available from:

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with adults' barred list).

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

If you have any technical difficulties submitting your online application, please contact the recruitment team (email

Please quote reference XD24784 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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