Student Mental Health Advisor

University of Northampton

Location: Park Campus

The Counselling and Mental Health Team is part of the Student Services Department and provides specialist advice and support for students.

An experienced mental health professional is required to work within the Mental Health Advisor Team to deliver an effective and high quality service. The post holder will be required to support positive mental health amongst students through direct work with individual students, promotional activities, support and advice for other staff and liaison with internal and external agencies where appropriate. 

You must hold a degree or equivalent, have a background in a mental health related profession (e.g. in psychology, occupational therapy, social work or nursing) and experience of working in adult mental health. You must have excellent communication skills, and be able to work both independently and as a member of a team.

Interview Date:  15 September 2017

This post is subject to a background disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service before any appointment can be confirmed.

This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate in September 2018 to a new purpose-built, town-centre campus designed to adapt to 21st century teaching and the ABL model.  We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of transforming lives for the better and inspiring positive change.

The University of Northampton is one of only two Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the UK, and in 2017 was awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark, an independent guarantee that we have proven to our employees, students and stakeholders that we are committed to continuous improvement across our business in order to consistently deliver a positive impact on people and planet.

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Due to the requirements laid out by UK Visas and Immigration regarding Right to Work in the UK, the University can only accept applications from individuals who currently have a status allowing them to work in the UK for this position. Due to this criteria we regret that we are unable to offer sponsorship at this time.

The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

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