Head of University Counselling Service

Updated: 5 months ago

Ningbo - China
Not specified
Closing Date:
Wednesday, 9 November 2022

About You

We seek to appoint a self-motivated and adaptable individual who will lead the counselling service at an exciting time of change, ensuring a confidential and professional service to both students and staff to join us.

The role holder is expected to provide leadership and management to ensure the successful delivery of an excellent professional service for the University Counselling Service. In addition, working with senior management, the role holder will contribute to the strategic, budgetary, resource and operation planning, policy development, policy implementation, monitoring, data and quality assurance management.

You are expected to have a Master’s degree or PhD in counselling/psychotherapy/counselling psychology. You should have professional accreditation/ registration/licensure in country of qualification or practice. Qualification in clinical supervision is desirable. As Head of University Counselling Service, you should have extensive experience in short and long term counselling//psychotherapy interventions with a wide range of client groups, particularly for students and staff counselling. You should have operational planning, management and business process skills. Strong interpersonal skills including motivational negotiating, influencing and relationship building. 

About Us

Join a unique British University in China. University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. Located in Ningbo, this award-winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 9,000 in just 18 years.

The Health and Wellbeing Center is committed to promoting a safe, informed, healthy and happy university community. The Center consists of University Counselling Service, Mental Health Advisory Service, Disability Support Service, Medical Services and Health Promotion.

The University Counselling Service is staffed by a team of professionally trained, accredited and widely experienced counsellors. The Service is accustomed to helping students and staff from many different backgrounds and cultures, and dealing with a wide range of emotional, personal and mental health problems. 

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support

Successful candidate will be offered a five-year contract that may be extended by mutual agreement. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages while supporting the wellbeing of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We offer international highly competitive salary package, and you will have a range of benefits and entitlements, such as employment support allowance for your home flight and rental expenses, international private insurances, schooling support, relocation & repatriation support, and paid annual leave.

How to Apply

The University has partnership with Korn Ferry for the executive search for this role. To express an interest, please send a CV and cover letter to  Anna.Chen@KornFerry.com by 9 Nov 2022.

Equality and Diversity

University of Nottingham Ningbo China is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff. It is our intention to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential, regardless of gender, race, color, nationality, ethnic or national origin, age, socio-economic background, disability, religious or political beliefs, trade union membership, family circumstances, sexual orientation or other irrelevant distinction.

To learn more about working and living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

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