Average Mental Health Counselor Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Mental Health Counselor in United Kingdom is £24,853.
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Job Description for Mental Health Counselor

Mental Health Counselor Tasks
  • Maintain accurate required documentation of patient care.
  • Counsel clients to promote optimal mental health, individually and in group sessions.
  • Design and implement treatment plans.
  • Assesses patient mental status and problems through interviews and observations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mental Health Counselor

An early career Mental Health Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £23,937 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Mental Health Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,042 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Mental Health Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £28,966 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £47,798.

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