Counselling Service Manager

London School of Theology (LST) is a large, well-established and leading evangelical Christian provider of Higher Education. Offering a wide range of programmes, including the unique and widely respected BA (hons) in Theology and Counselling, the School attracts students from around the globe, training them to serve Christ in the Church, academy and community.

The REMA Centre Counselling Service is a local mental health charity that is part of the work of LST. This busy, well-established, BACP-accredited counselling service is for people across Hertfordshire. The service also provides training placements for students on LST’s Theology and Counselling BACP-accredited degree programme.

LST is recruiting a Counselling Services Manager to lead, coordinate, develop and expand the service at the REMA Centre. This management position requires an experienced practitioner who has BACP Accredited membership. Preference will be given to candidates who also have NCS or ACC Accredited membership, UKCP or BPC registered membership or are a counselling psychologist registered with the HCPC.

The manager will be responsible for the implementation of new administrative systems to support our move to a service which offers a blend of online and in person counselling offered by volunteers who may be working remotely.

It is essential to have experience of integrative counselling, management and working within an organisational setting, together with a willingness to embrace and develop a broad range of counselling models.

The job requires high levels of professionalism and leadership and management skills.

Salary: £30,000 pa (actual £18,000 pa pro-rata 0.6 FTE)
Location: Watford / Northwood
Start date: ASAP

For further information on the application process, the full job description, person specification and applications details can be found on the vacancies page:

All successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

LST is a Christian School and as such it is a requirement of the Person Specification that the post holder must be in sympathy with the Christian ethos, aims and objectives of the School.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Noon, Tuesday 20 July 2021
Interview date: Tuesday 27 July 2021
Contact email: recruitment@lst.ac.uk

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