Faculty Wellbeing Adviser (Faculty and Peer Support)

University of Winchester

37 hours per week, 40 weeks

£27,285 - £32,548 per annum, pro rata (actual salary £23,653.28 - £27,744.17)

Student Services provides information, advice and guidance to students and staff across the University. Based within Student Services in the Wellbeing team, this post is responsible for developing and maintaining the provision of support and guidance to Faculty staff (academic and professional) in matters relating to student mental health and wellbeing.

Reporting to the Counselling and Mental Health Support Manager, working closely with all four Faculties, you will provide practical advice and guidance to Faculty colleagues on identifying, supporting and making appropriate referrals for students with mental health concerns enabling them to give positive, informed inclusive and appropriate support to students. This will include identifying and, where appropriate, delivering training.

The post is also responsible for leading the development of peer support networks, providing support to students as required, for wellbeing and mental health at the University, demonstrating an understanding of the unique potential of the student community in developing an inclusive and positive approach to mental health.

The successful post holder will also take the lead on health promotion activities within the University community, with a focus on student wellbeing.

One of our core values is ‘individuals matter’.  As an employee at the University of Winchester, we are committed to your wellbeing and development.  You will have access to a wide range of benefits and support, including complimentary access to the GetActive initiative, comprehensive staff development programme, generous holiday entitlement and pension scheme.  Further details can be found on our website. Post No: STU-B86

Closing date: 24 August 2017

Interview date: 30 August 2017

To apply, please click on the Apply button below. Please note that posts close at midnight on the date stated. Late applications will not be accepted. Due to certificate of sponsorship restrictions this post is not open to applicants who require sponsorship to work at the University of Winchester.

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