Specialist Wellbeing Advisor (UOH-TA-0164)

University of Hull
April 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£31,396 to £37,099
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Specialist Wellbeing Advisor Reference: UOH-TA-0164

Campus: Hull Faculty/Area: Academic Services Subject Group/Team: Student Wellbeing Salary: £31,396 to £37,099 per annum Post Type: Full Time Closing Date: Tuesday 16 April 2024

This post requires an enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service for Adult & Child Workforce.

The University of Hull is committed to driving successful outcomes for all students alongside delivering a great student experience within an inclusive environment that upholds the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that every individual, regardless of their background or ability, should have equal opportunities to excel in higher education. Our commitment to social justice drives us to create an educational experience that unlocks the full potential of our students.

It is an exciting time to be at the University of Hull as we build our One Team culture, drive service improvement and support our students and staff to achieve their personal goals and aspirations. The University of Hull has adopted a new professional service delivery model following extensive consultation with stakeholders from across the University and an exciting opportunity is now available within Academic Services for a specialist wellbeing advisor to deliver support to students who are experiencing challenges with their psychological wellbeing.

Working as part of our Mental Health and Wellbeing team, the primary focus of this role will be the provision of one to one non-urgent high-quality psychological interventions and case-co-ordination for students who are experiencing psychological or emotional distress or poor wellbeing. We are seeking compassionate individuals with significant demonstrable experience of delivering psychological and wellbeing interventions to adults or young adults. The post holder will maintain a case load as well as offering single session or short-term interventions to address a range of presenting needs for example worry and anxiety, exam stress, low mood, sleep, workload management and procrastination. The post holder will have the ability to work with a diverse range of students including those who are neuro-diverse and those from underrepresented groups.

A sound understanding of the drivers of psychological distress and poor wellbeing alongside the ability to deliver evidence-based psycho-education and interventions for a range of wellbeing needs to a diverse range of students is critical. Knowledge or experience of working with students or within a higher education setting is advantageous. The post holder must be able to assess needs and plan, deliver and evaluate sessions with clear goals and outcomes which meet the holistic needs of the student

We are seeking individuals with a professional qualification or evidence of relevant training and experience in a field relating to mental health, coaching, social prescribing or psychological intervention. Excellent communication skills, a high level of motivation and adaptability, a compassionate and proactive approach and a willingness to work collaboratively with others is essential to this post.

We are looking for someone who is as passionate as we are about supporting our student's success. This position provides an excellent opportunity to join a friendly, forward thinking team and contribute to the wellbeing and success of our students. Opportunities are available for hybrid working however, weekly on campus presence will be necessary for clinical work and supervision.

If you would like to discuss the opportunity further please contact, Niamh Hildyard [email protected]

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