Student Wellness Advisor



Job Description

The South African College of Applied Psychology (SACAP) is the leading independent provider of education in psychology, counselling and coaching, offering accredited undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications.

SACAP is looking to employ a Student Wellness Advisor for the Cape Town Campus. This role will provide a full range of psychosocial support and development services to ensure students achieve optimal mental and emotional health. The role will serve as a trusted resource for students in need of support and guidance, providing counselling, resources, and referrals as needed.

It will also work collaboratively with other members of the institution, including faculty, staff, and administrators, to promote a healthy campus environment and help students thrive both academically and personally. This role strongly liaises with the Student Administration team, Academic team, and reports directly to the Student Wellness Manager and Head of Campus.

Education & Experience

Qualifications and Experience:

A minimum of a degree qualification in the discipline of Counselling, Psychology or Coaching; or at least 5-years’ experience in a cognate field with high academic results
Registered Counsellor with HPCSA
Advanced computer literacy skills, including online systems
2 years of full-time experience, preferably within the field of Higher Education.
Knowledgeable and passionate about SACAP and its offerings
Highly developed relationship building / interpersonal skills
Excellent written and spoken communication skills

Must Have

Personal Attributes:

A passion for Student Wellness
Responsible, reliable and purpose driven in their approach
Self-motivated and holds themselves to a standard of excellence when completing tasks
Is flexible and adaptable where needed to achieve results
Displays high integrity in all situations
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Is diplomatic, professional and person-centred in their interactions
Manages stress well and has the ability to work under pressure

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

Matric or Higher

Experience Requirements


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