Student Counselor, Al Ghurair University, Dubai

Summary
To work with other professionals within the counseling team to provide therapeutic counseling to students of the University who are experiencing emotional and psychological difficulties which may be hindering their functioning to their full potential.
To contribute to activities in the wider University concerned with promoting student emotional and psychological wellbeing.

Qualification
Bachelor degree in Human Psychology from an accredited college/university.

Experience
Minimum 3 – 5 years experience of working in a counseling environment within an Education Industry.
Candidate should be Customer focused with good Interpersonal communication, Decision making and Problem Solving skills.
Candidate should be Computer literate with ability to use utilities like MS office.
Candidate should be Arabic Speaker with fluent English as a second language.

Key Responsibilities
To provide confidential counseling of a professional standard to students of the University.
To maintain a professional caseload of student clients, using appropriate therapeutic interventions and contracts
To keep accurate clinical records of sessions in line with professional guidelines, confidentiality, and departmental requirements
To participate in training offered by the Counseling Service to University staff or students
To maintain current knowledge and capability in respect of counseling best practice
To help maintain good links between counselors and other University staff in order to promote effective referrals of students with difficulties
To liaise, and maintain professional relationships, with relevant external agencies and other healthcare professionals
To help building a professional and experienced counseling team;
To participate in and contribute to Counseling Service team meetings;
To help raising of the awareness of the importance of psychological wellbeing among students;
To contribute to the further development of the Counseling Service through initiatives and projects
To participate in the implementation of quality assurance and evaluation procedures

Closing Date    12-Mar-2015

please send your Resume to , hrm@agu.ac.ae

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