We have an exciting opportunity for a part time (0.6FTE) Mental Health Advisor to join our multi-disciplinary, BACP accredited, Counselling and Mental Health Service.
As a Mental Health Advisor, you will be responsible for providing specialist mental health support to our diverse student community on a spectrum of mental health and wellbeing issues. You will manage a varied caseload in a fast-paced environment, working with students in a range of ways, from providing comprehensive mental health assessments and offering a response to crisis cases, to tailoring study support for individuals who may need reasonable adjustments. You will offer training to students and staff, have an ability to handle multiple competing priorities in your daily work and excellent communication skills.
Essential requirements:Recognised professional practitioner specialist in one of the following areas: mental health nursing, social work, counselling / psychotherapy, occupational health with current membership of a professional body.Substantial post-qualification experience and enhanced DBS check.Relevant experience of working in a Higher Education setting would be advantageous but we also welcome applications from candidates who have worked in other public or private sector environments and are able to transfer their practitioner skills and knowledge to supporting our students.This is a campus–based 0.6FTE (21.75hrs) role during Service opening hours 8.30 - 4.30 preferably Monday-Wednesday. There will be occasional Saturday work to cover other staff members of the core team when needed.
Fostering a diverse work and study environment in which everybody has an opportunity to flourish and contribute is a core commitment at University of Bradford. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds including people from BAME (Black, Asian and minority Ethnic Communities), male practitioners and candidates with disabilities.
The University offers a competitive salary and generous pension scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your professional and personal development.
Informal enquiries prior to application may be made to Gill Barlow, Counselling and Mental Health Service Manager email@example.com
Closing Date: 24 Aug 2022 Category: Professional Services