Wellbeing Consultant (Mental Health Team)

University of Exeter
December 08, 2022
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Job details

Job reference

S47355

Date posted

24/11/2022

Application closing date

08/12/2022

Location

Exeter (Hybrid)

Salary

The starting salary will be from £39,745 up to £42,155 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.

Package

Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

Contractual hours

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Basis

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Job category/type

Admin, Professional, Managerial

Attachments

S47355 JD.pdf
Wellbeing Consultant (Mental Health Team)

Job description

Education and Academnc Services (Wellbeing Services)

This 12-month fixed-term post is available full-time from 1st March 2023.

The role is based on our Streatham campus in Exeter, although occasional home working can be considered.

Summary of the role

We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified experienced mental health practitioner, to join our mental health team supporting students with complex and/or enduring mental health difficulties. The suitable candidate will have substantial experience in assessment and managing a caseload of clients with mental health difficulties.

The role involves close liaison and joint working across the Wellbeing Service to support students with a range of disabilities alongside liaison with other university staff and external agencies (e.g. Student Finance, Access Centres, GP, statutory mental health services and voluntary sector agencies). You will also be committed to the advancement of inclusive practice and widening access to this important student community.

What we are looking for

You will need to be a qualified and highly experienced mental health professional, with a core professional training in Mental Health Nursing, Social Work or Occupational Therapy (for example), and accredited with their relevant professional body e.g. HCPC/NMC/BABCP/BACP/UKCP. You will have significant experience in supporting individuals with mental health disabilities and a real interest in managing complex difficulties.

The role involves close liaison and joint working across the Wellbeing Service to support students with a range of disabilities alongside liaison with other university staff and external agencies (e.g. Student Finance, Access Centres, GP, statutory mental health services and voluntary sector agencies). You will also be committed to the advancement of inclusive practice and widening access to this important student community.

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for someone to join an innovative service allowing you to develop your skills and engage in service development projects. Experienced in supporting clients with severe and enduring mental health conditions, you will be competent in identifying and dealing with risk. You will be a skilled practitioner, able work with colleagues at all levels and demonstrate excellent communication skills to negotiate and influence.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022).

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Benefits

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Kirsty Grant, Wellbeing Services Operations Manager, Reed Mews Wellbeing Centre, k.grant@exeter.ac.uk or (01392) 724 381.

    Interviews are expected to take place 15th or 16th December.

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