Job Vacancies

Wellbeing Practitioner - Mental Health Specialism

Institute/Department
Student Support Services
Salary Scale
33,518 - 38,833 per annum (pro rata)
FT / PT
Part Time
Weekly Hours
30 (Dyddiadau tymor yn unig) / 30 (Term Time Only)
Interview Date
9 Hydref 2017/ 9 October 2017
Closing Date
28/09/2017
Ref No
1268

Job Description

To promote a flexible workforce, the University will consider applications from individuals seeking full time, part time, job share, or term time only working arrangements.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive mental health practitioner to join the Student Wellbeing Service, to work at the best university in Wales, and 7th best higher education institution in the UK for overall student satisfaction according to the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016.

 You will be primarily providing one to one support to students with diagnosed and emerging mental health difficulties as well as psycho-educative workshops to groups of students. You will play a key role in supporting staff who support students, and will provide consultation and training to staff members from around the University. You will be a first point of contact for staff and students concerned about students, and for students with urgent concerns. Proactive liaison with external agencies and services as well as other departments within the University will be essential.

You will be responsible a number of pivotal tasks within the Student Wellbeing Team.     

 

Prospective applicants may discuss the post informally with Assistant Director Lou Hardinge (loh17@aber.ac.uk).

Successful applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) check.