Job Description

Student Mental Health Worker. Student Services. Full Time. 37 hours per week. Permanent.

ASPIRE is a service at Leicester College that works with students to offer support if their mental health is having an impact on their life at College. We are looking to appoint a Student Mental Health Worker to join the ASPIRE team to support students with mental health problems, providing one-to-one interventions and support aimed at reducing the impact of their mental health conditions, to help students develop resilience and independence to stay in College. The sucessful candidate will also be expected to deliver a programme of psychoeducational workshops around key topics in mental health.

You will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal, this includes the ability to give constructive feedback to students and maintain effective records. You will also have the skills to build and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues throughout the College and external partners.

The successful candidate will hold a Level 3 qualification or equivalent along with recent and relevant experience of working within a mental health context and an awareness of a diverse range of mental health conditions. The successful candidate will also be educated to Level 2 minimum in maths and English (GCSE Grade C or above, GCSE Grade 4 or above, or equivalent).

Closing date: 8 January 2023

Interviews: 27 January 2023

Benefits we offer:

  • 41 days holiday
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted shopping and rewards
  • Wellbeing services and support
  • On-site nurseries
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

Principals Welcome and about Leicester College

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We are one of the largest Further Education Colleges in the UK with more than 20,000 students studying with us on a wide range of courses. Our mission is to equip people with the skills they need to be successful in education, in work and business and in their personal lives.

Leicester College is proud of its diverse workforce and welcomes applications from the whole community.

Leicester College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students, we expect all staff to share this commitment. Background checks including current and latest employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

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Please note all vacancies close at midnight on the closing date specified.

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