Counsellor - Manawatu Campus

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Counsellor - Student Success Advisor (Wellbeing)

We are seeking a Counsellor Student Success Advisor (Wellbeing) to join the Student Success Team at UCOL’s Palmerston North Campus.

As the Counsellor Student Success Advisor (Wellbeing) you will provide professional face to face counselling and support to UCOL students. This role works within the Student Success Team, and alongside students to maximise their retention and success. You will provide guidance where necessary, and direct students towards appropriate internal support services and external community services as appropriate. There will also be times when you will deliver to groups in a workshop situation.

This is a fixed term (until August 2021) part time (20 hours per week) position.

The successful applicant will have a sound knowledge of community services available in the Palmerston North and have established networks. We are looking for someone who has proactive problem solving ability, and experience working with people of different ages, stages of development and culture is essential.

UCOL’s close knit team requires you to be a team player who is able to work within a small but passionate team who are committed to supporting students in every way, and as such, you will be working across all of UCOL’s campus’s and across other teams to ensure the best outcomes are reached for our students.

You will require:

- Relevant tertiary qualification is essential

- Membership or provision membership to NZAC

At UCOL we value inclusion, diversity, talents and culture as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation. Our national footprint fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all employees.

One of the many ways UCOL thank their employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality and flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy. You will have access to an inclusive team environment, a competitive remuneration package, a framework for professional career progression and the opportunity for personal growth and development.

If this sounds like the exciting next step in your career, and you are as passionate as we are about producing high quality work with an uncompromising attitude towards excellence, then apply now.

The Universal College of Learning is a government-funded Institute of Technology, with four campuses in Palmerston North, Whanganui, Masterton and Levin. It meets the needs of local communities and industry by providing tertiary level training to over 6,000 students each year through a wide range of programmes from entry level certificates and foundation courses to diplomas, degrees and opportunities in post graduate study.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and may be required to undergo pre-employment checks; which may include completing New Zealand Police Vetting as part of The Vulnerable Children's Act 2014 and may also include pre-employment drug and alcohol testing in safety sensitive roles.