Job Description

Wellbeing Adviser (Mental Health)

£38,874 – £47,225 a year
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The University of West London has been awarded university of the year for student experience and teaching quality in the times and Sunday times good university guide 2023. Help us in enabling the training of the next generation of trailblazing graduates, create the game-changing businesses of tomorrow and develop the solutions that will transform the lives of millions. It takes a big team to do what we do! We’re on the lookout for talented and enthusiastic academics and professionals to help us deliver exceptional service in everything we do.

Student Services / Wellbeing Service

Student Services is a large multi-disciplinary team that plays a crucial role in supporting our students. The Wellbeing Service is an umbrella term used to describe our various teams, Counselling, Disability & Mental Health and Faith. We provide a holistic approach to student support to ensure students’ individual needs are fully met to enhance their academic success, aid student experience and develop each student as an individual. The Wellbeing team is a busy and in-demand service. We are a tight knit team who help and support each other. We work hard and most importantly have fun.

The Role

The Wellbeing Adviser (Mental Health) will work 1:1 with students offering specialist advice and guidance to ensure their mental health and disability requirements are fully supported. You will be required to produce Individual Support Plans (ISP’s) for students recommending appropriate reasonable adjustments to support them during their studies. You will provide reflections around student’s mental health, assess risk at times, provide short-term case holding support where appropriate and make appropriate referrals, both internally and externally. At times you will also be expected to support colleagues in the Disability team by supporting students with a wide range of different disabilities for which further training would be provided.

The Person

We are seeking a fun and enthusiastic individual to join the team. You will be self-motivated, proactive and organised, who can work equally well as a team member and on an individual basis using your own initiative. You will be experienced working with individuals with poor mental health and able to offer specialist 1:1 advice to support their recovery and help them in their studies. You will have experience effectively supporting people experiencing a mental health crisis.

How to Apply

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here:

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Interviews are expected to be held on 14th November 2022.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Chackervarti Afghan (Interim Head of Wellbeing) and Steph Goddard (Senior Wellbeing Adviser)–

Additional Information

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Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

This post is not available for UWL students.

A Enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be undertaken upon appointment).

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