Job Description

LOCATION: Pittsburgh Road, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8DY, KY11 8DY
SALARY: £28,655 – £31,833 per year
HOURS: 35 hours per week

Temporary until 31 October 2022

Campus to be confirmed

The Health & Wellbeing Adviser role involves providing support to students who have been referred by Guidance staff who present to the service with emotional wellbeing and mental health difficulties. This will include providing advice and support, short-term self-help, liaison, self-management and signposting to other services as appropriate.

You will be expected to provide mental health prevention, support and education to students’ and staff as well as general health and wellbeing prevention, education work and advice in relation to tobacco prevention and cessation.

Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline, you will have demonstrable experience in working with students or young people.

A clear understanding of Mental Health issues and how this impacts on daily life for young people is essential along with the ability to demonstrate an understanding of anxiety, depression and other emotional difficulties and how they might present in students.

Experience in raising awareness of health related issues and interventions is essential

You will need to be highly motivated with excellent communication, negotiating and interpersonal skills.

No CVs (personal or agency) will be accepted, unless specifically asked to do so on the advert.

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