Yoobee School of Design, Animation College and AMES are market leaders in graphic design, multimedia, IT and web development education, offering a range of programs in digital technology, with campuses in Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington and Christchurch.
The Auckland Campuses are seeking a permanent part time counsellor for our amazing and creative students.
Starting date: 11 March 2019
This position is for 12 hours a week total: two days a week shared over the two campuses: with six hours per day on each campus.
The primary objectives of the Counsellor’s role are:
• To provide a confidential counselling service to students (generally aged 18-30’s)
• To create a safe space for students to process their emotions
• To equip them with tools to help manage stress and anxiety
• To work alongside teaching staff to improve student wellbeing outcomes
Successful applicants will need to have:
• Tertiary Qualification (Bcouns, Post Grad Dip Couns, or relevant qualification)
• Experience working in the counselling field, preferably with young adults, is preferable
• Membership to NZAC or appropriate/relevant professional body
• Confidence in responding to high-risk situations, and the ability to assess safety in an ethical manner
• Understanding and embracing of diversity, including experience in working with LGBT community
• A passion for student health and wellbeing, and working with young adults
Police vetting will be required.
This is a rare opportunity to join a team that prides itself in making a meaningful difference to the lives of students, their communities and the industries we serve.