Jobholders in this unit group provide counselling services to clients with a wide variety of problems by means of assisting them to reach their own resolutions to the difficulties they face. Counsellors may specialise in a particular area or client group or address a wide range of issues.
New workers start around £23,247. Normal pay is £30,400 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £41,799.
- Keeps accurate and confidential records.
- Refers to other appropriate sources of help.
- Presents different perspectives to the problem areas identified.
- Encourages clients to discuss their feelings in relation to their problems, aiming to ensure that an understanding of the issues is achieved.
- Meets clients face-to-face, working either one-to-one or with couples or families, or by telephone or internet.
Skills employers are asking for
- Active Listening
- Learning Strategies
- Reading Comprehension
- Active Learning
- Critical Thinking
This brand new Counselling course is the first step on your higher education journey to become a counsellor.
Length: 1 year
Start date: 11th September 2023
Location: Rye Hill Campus