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 counselors are healthcare workers who treat, and may even diagnose, mental health problems and illnesses. These counselors are typically state-certified, and requirements for the position often include master's-level education in counseling or human psychology; however, they are not always psychiatrists or psychologists aside from counseling. In any case, they employed primarily in hospitals and dedicated mental health or addiction clinics which value their versatility highly. Men…Read more
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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