Looking for Mental Health Adviser or Specialist Mental Health Mentor jobs? We have the latest vacancies from our member organisations.

Jobs advertised on our jobs board are from organisations who demonstrate their commitment to supporting Mental Health professionals within education. By encouraging and funding membership of UMHAN they recognise the need for ongoing staff supervision and appropriate CPD to provide the best mental health support to students.

UMHAN members can advertise on our jobs board for free: please email [email protected] with a link to the vacancy details.

Disability Adviser (Mental Health) x2

Location: Cardiff University

Hours: Full-time

Salary: Grade 6 - £36,333 – £43,155 per annum

Closing date: 9th June, 2023

More information:

The Disability Adviser (Mental Health) will join our Student Disability Service, within the Student Life department, providing advice and support to current and prospective students with long term mental health difficulties, focusing on more severe, complex and long-term mental health conditions.

We are looking for a skilled, qualified practitioner from a professional background, for example, Mental Health Nursing, Occupational Therapy or Social Work, to join our existing team. The post holder will work collaboratively with disability advisers and colleagues across Student Life, including the Health and Wellbeing Service.

You will provide advice and support to current and prospective students with long term mental health difficulties, focusing on more severe, complex and long-term mental health conditions. The post holder will take responsibility for a student caseload, identifying reasonable adjustments and specialist support, identifying risk and making referrals as required. You will provide effective liaison between services supporting students with mental health difficulties and work with staff across the university to meet students’ needs and effectively implement reasonable adjustments.

For an informal discussion please contact Bethan Griffiths at [email protected]

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Open Door Team - Mental Health Practitioner x2

Location: University of York campus (with some remote working options available)

Hours: Full-time

Salary: Grade 6 - £35,308 - £43,155 per year

Closing date: 13th June, 2023

More information:

There are 2 posts available that will involve Initial Assessment, brief interventions 1-3 or 1-4 therapeutic work or Case Management as appropriate following assessment. This role will also have responsibility for line managing Grade 5 generalist roles located in academic departments.

We wish to appoint a suitably qualified mental health professional, who has recent experience of working with people experiencing common mental health difficulties using evidence based, brief psychological interventions.

We are looking for a Practitioner who holds a relevant professional qualification and Registration/Accreditation with an appropriate professional body e.g. BACP, NMC  or BPS.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed:

  • An Accredited professional qualification in an appropriate discipline e.g. Counselling, Mental Health Nursing or Social Work. 
  • Experience of undertaking Initial Assessments, completing brief interventions, and managing a caseload providing appropriate interventions according to the needs of the student.
  • Up to date knowledge of mental health, mental ill health and psychological difficulties and the appropriate psychological interventions indicated after assessment.
  • Knowledge of the range of mental health difficulties which may be presented within the University population.
  • Experience of providing brief psychological interventions.
  • Recent experience of working with people with common mental health difficulties.

For informal enquiries please contact Steve Hardy on 01904 322140.

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