Lead Wellbeing Practitioner

Kingston University - Services for Students Directorate

The Role

Forward-looking. Collaborative. Focused.

This is a key role within the Student Wellbeing Group. The role will lead two small teams of professional practitioners with specialist knowledge and expertise in Counselling, Psychotherapy or Mental Health. The role works closely with other managers and the Head of Student Wellbeing to ensure wellbeing provision is available to all Kingston University students irrespective of location.

The Person

We are looking for a dynamic individual with the energy and enthusiasm to lead the service during an exciting period of change and transformation. You will have a positive and open attitude to a range of methodologies and theoretical approaches that contribute to student retention and attainment.

With a proven ability to lead and manage other practitioners, you will utilise your clinical expertise to develop new initiatives and ways of working to meet the changing needs and demands of students. You are educated to degree level (or equivalent) with a relevant postgraduate / professional qualification in counselling or a related field.

Ideally, you are able to demonstrate substantial knowledge of student support services within a higher education context, and be accredited by a recognised professional body e.g. BACP or UKCP.

The Faculty / Department

Services for Students plays an important part in the retention and progression of students at the University through the provision of services designed to support all students who need assistance with everyday matter. The service provision offered is broad ranging yet targeted to address the needs of all students as and when they need it.

Further Information

This role is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and applicants will need to disclose both unspent and spent convictions. The University is legally entitled to ask applicants of the details of any spent and unspent convictions.

Clicking on the apply button below will take you to Kingston University's website where you will be able to apply online.

Kingston University is committed to equality and we value the diversity of our staff and students.

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