Wellbeing Consultant

University of Exeter - Education and Student Experience

Salary will be from £33,943  pro rata (Grade F) dependent on knowledge skills and experience.

Flexible working options available term time for 30 weeks (equivalent to 0.68 FTE). We would also consider offering this role as a job share.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. 50%t of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

Our aim is to create an outstanding experience for all Exeter students. The Wellbeing Centre helps those with emotional and mental health difficulties succeed in their studies and make the most of the opportunities offered by a rich and diverse learning environment. The Centre provides a range of health promotion events on campus, as well as illness prevention and intervention services. Our vision is to offer accessible and flexible support for the whole range of wellbeing issues that can impact upon student learning; health and wellbeing are crucial ingredients of effective study and play a key role in helping students enjoy a rich and fulfilling student experience. You can find out more about us by visiting www.exeter.ac.uk/wellbeing.

We are currently seeking to recruit a flexible and adaptable part-time Wellbeing Consultant to join our highly skilled and committed team on a permanent basis. We are looking for a highly qualified and experienced practitioner who can offer mental health support and advice to students, provide a range of clinical interventions and manage and coordinate cases. You will be required to have an additional qualification in cognitive-behavioural therapy and be accredited by the BABCP (or working towards accreditation) so that you are equipped to offer a range of specialist therapeutic services for students. You will need to demonstrate a breadth of therapeutic and clinical expertise and show the ability to transfer their skills to a Higher Education context. 

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for someone to join an innovative service allowing you to develop your skills and engage in service development projects. As a skilled practitioner who has a sensitive and adaptable approach to their work, you will show a real interest in supporting students, assessing and managing risk and in contributing to the advancement of stepped therapy services within a multi-disciplinary team context. The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year (including bank holidays and closure days), options for flexible working, an onsite gym and parking and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter.  If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our careers site (www.exeter.ac.uk/working) for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

For further information, please contact Mark Sawyer, Head of Wellbeing Services, Reed Mews Wellbeing Centre, email wellbeing@exeter.ac.uk, or telephone (01392) 724381. 

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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