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.

Temporary Mental Health Adviser (to cover vacancy). 

Location: Newman University, Birmingham

Hours: Hours negotiable

Salary: £32,348 pro rata 

Closing date: 10th Feb, 2023

More information:

We are looking to recruit a temporary mental health adviser to join Newman’s friendly student Support team, to cover a short term vacancy. - Likely to be February to May 2023, depending on notice period of permanent appointee. A Key role during this period will be to work with a caseload of students, assessing risk, developing support plans, liaising with academic staff; with student support colleagues; and with external agencies.

Due to the temporary nature of the role we are looking for someone who has worked in a Higher Education context, with students experiencing poor mental health and is familiar with Disabled Students Allowance and related processes, and is a member of a relevant professional body such as UMHAN, BACP, NADP.

For further information please contact:
Heather Griffiths, Inclusion Coordinator: 0121 476 1181 ext 2421; email: [email protected]

Head of Wellbeing, Disability and Inclusion

Location: Anglia Ruskin University, London

Hours: Full Time

Salary: £55,000 to £65,000

Closing date: 5th Feb, 2023

More information:

We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, and experienced wellbeing manager to undertake the operational management of our Wellbeing, Disability and Inclusion Team. Reporting to the Academic Director for Student Experience, the Head of Wellbeing, Disability and Inclusion will also support the strategic vision for the team and contribute to the institution’s wider goals and objectives.

The successful candidate will have significant previous clinical experience but will be looking to further develop their management career. Therefore, the successful candidate should have a degree or equivalent and be professionally trained and registered with an appropriate professional body in their field of specialism. They should also have experience of managing teams, preferably in Higher Education.

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Student Wellbeing Advisor (3 Posts)

Location: Sheffield Hallam University

Hours: Full Time

Salary: £28,762 to £35,333 dependent on experience

Closing date: 8th Feb, 2023

More information:

Sheffield Hallam University is a large, diverse, and exciting place to work at this time as we are growing our offer as a leading applied learning institution. We have recently signed up to the University Mental Health Charter quality programme as we know that mental health and wellbeing form the bedrock of staff and student success and achievement.
To support this ambition, we are now recruiting 3FTE equivalent Student Wellbeing Advisors. These roles will enhance the offer of our existing centrally managed Student Wellbeing Service by providing a direct link to academic departments in each of the 3 colleges across the University to deliver frontline and early intervention wellbeing support to students.
We are looking for highly motivated, confident and proactive individuals who are passionate about mental health and wellbeing and have the relevant qualification and/or experience to support students to successfully navigate the demands of university life.
If you can offer skills combining pastoral support, assessment, and care navigation, we would like to hear from you!
More specifically, this role provides support in a variety of formats (incl. face to face and remote) to assist students with their wellbeing and help them gain timely access to the most appropriate interventions. The role involves using psychological formulation and therapeutic techniques to help students manage their challenges and build trusting relationships quickly whilst motivating them to make sustained changes. The role will also support staff in the college academic community with training, consultation and curriculum design which can be embedded into course development.
Successful candidates will have good knowledge of student wellbeing issues, experience of delivering time-conscious, solution-focussed therapeutic intervention to individuals and groups, and have excellent team working skills. We are an inclusive service and are looking forward to hearing from a diverse range of applicants who can meet the above criteria. 

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Student Counselling Manager 

Location: Goldsmiths, University of London

Hours: Full Time (38 hours per week)

Salary: £48,250 - £55,318

Closing date:  26th Feb, 2023

More information:

We are seeking a Counselling Manager to join the Student Counselling service within our Student Support Team (Counselling, Disability, Wellbeing and Multi-Faith Chaplaincy services). The post holder will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to support students’ physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

This is a key role for the University and the role-holder will have responsibility for delivering and developing the Counselling service at Goldsmiths, University of London. The successful candidate will have considerable clinical experience in a Higher Education Institutional context, a demonstrable ability to lead, motivate and have a track record of success in supporting and representing a team at a senior level and driving through change.

To fill this role, the candidate will be an excellent team player, reliable and a good communicator. You must be committed to the highest quality of service and to ensuring an outstanding student experience, as well as your own professional development. You must be able to demonstrate an understanding of, and empathy for the needs of a unique, diverse and international student community, including experience of having worked with marginalised groups (disabled students, LGBTQ students, PoC). 

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