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Senior Psychological Therapist (Student Support)
Full-time 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Fixed-term to July 2021
Salary range: £40,649 to £43,426 inclusive per annum
Reference: 20/012


The Royal Academy of Music is a stimulating and friendly environment with a diverse mix of students and staff from over 50 countries. Based in central London adjacent to Regent’s Park, we have been training musicians to the highest professional standards since our foundation in 1822.  Many of the world’s leading musicians and performers studied with us and we are firmly focused on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of disciplines including classical, jazz, and musical theatre.

We are seeking a Senior Psychological Therapist for a fixed-term contract to cover a staff member’s long-term leave and to develop our capacity to support mental health needs within the Academy.   The post may be extended by mutual agreement.  The post is 1.0 FTE but may also be effectively delivered as a job-share.  

The role will involve balancing direct clinical work with the managerial and strategic development of the Student and Staff Support Health and Well-Being Team. You will take the Academy’s professional lead in matters relating to support and wellbeing with an emphasis on early first assessment of the individual needs of those seeking help through the service. Key areas are the oversight and delivery of its Counselling Service; oversight of its Disabilities Provision; mental health support. and support for students with specific learning  needs; oversight of  support provision for students with medium to long term health problems within the context of the learning environment of a premier specialist vocational institution.

Completed applications must be received by 10am on Monday 6 April 2020.

Skype interviews will be held, if possible, from week commencing 13 April 2020.

Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.

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