Student Wellbeing Coordinator
Location: Lancaster University
Salary: £34,189 to £39,609 pro rata
Hours: Full time, 40 weeks per year
Closing Date: 21st April 2019
The University needs a Student Wellbeing Coordinator to respond to student wellbeing incidents within the University and to ensure that appropriate safeguards and ongoing support are in place for those involved. This role will be based within Student Based Services within the Student Wellbeing Team. You will have strong administrative skills and substantial experience of managing a caseload.
You will be able to demonstrate the ability to work with vulnerable people, people with mental health difficulties including those with complex difficulties/experiencing crisis and experience of working with a diverse range of people. You will need to be able to coordinate the response to student wellbeing incidents from initial presentation until case closure and be able to advise staff across the University when supporting students.
At certain times of year it is anticipated that the post-holder will have capacity to support the Counselling and Mental Health Team as a Mental Health Adviser; this will involve working across the full spectrum of mental health difficulties and so we require a fully trained mental health professional. You will need to be emotionally resilient, solution-focused and be able to work flexibly according to the changing needs of your individual and team workload.
Mental Health and Psychological Assessment Worker
Location: University of Sheffield
Salary: Grade 7 £31,302 - £33,199 per annum, pro rata.
Hours: Part time, working 21 hours per week (3 days)
Closing Date: 15th April 2019
Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?
We have an exciting opportunity at the University Student Access to Mental Health and Counselling Service (SAHMS) for a professionally qualified, registered/accredited, mental health worker with demonstrable post-qualification experience working in the field of mental health, to join our existing team of Mental Health and Psychological Assessment Workers.
SAHMS offers students at the university a single point of contact to access a range of mental health and psychological wellbeing services both within the University of Sheffield and within the wider community.
Our dedicated team of Mental Health and Psychological Assessment workers offer:
• Triage assessments and signposting/or referral to ongoing service provision
• Follow-up support advice sessions
• Advice on student mental health to other university staff
We would like to hear from you if have experience in the assessment of mental health difficulties as well as a strong interest in working with students and student mental health. As the role involves working regularly with students with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, it is vital that you can work with patience, tolerance and sensitivity and have a non-judgmental approach when working with people from a range of different backgrounds.