Student Mental Health Adviser

Imperial College London - Education Office – Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service

New appointments will be made at the first level of the salary scale

Hours of work: 35 hours per week 52 weeks per year. The majority of annual leave is expected to be taken out of term time.

South Kensington Campus

The post holder will hold a key role within the Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service in providing and developing Mental Health and Wellbeing advice across the College.

Reporting to the Senior Student Mental Health Adviser, the Student Mental Health Adviser will provide specialist support to students with moderate to severe and/or enduring mental health difficulties and will act as liaison between mental health services in the community and College support services. They will promote good practice and deliver training across the College community in relation to supporting students with mental health difficulties. 

The Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service of Imperial College London comprises the Head of Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service, one Senior Student Counsellor, one Senior Student Mental Health Adviser, one Student Mental Health Adviser, eight part-time Student Counsellors, two Study Mentors: Mental Health, a Service Coordinator and two Administrative Assistants.

Information about the current Student Counselling and Mental Health Service can be found at www.imperial.ac.uk/counselling. Information about the College is available at www.imperial.ac.uk. For this post we are seeking an experienced Mental Health Adviser preferably with experience of working in an educational, NHS or comparative organisational context

The post holder will be based at the College’s South Kensington campus and will be required to work at the College’s other campuses.

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory (standard/enhanced/enhanced for regulated activity) Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for the successful candidate. Further information about the DBS disclosure process can be found at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/agencies-public-bodies/dbs/ or by telephoning 0870 90 90 811. You may also wish to view the College’s policy statements on the Recruitment and Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Use, Retention & Disposal of Disclosures and Disclosures and Disclosure Information.

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Committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

Closing Date: Thursday 28th September 2017 (Midnight BST)

Interviews will be held on Friday 20th October 2017

How To Apply:  
Our preferred method of application is online via this website. Please download the following application form and save to your computer. Once completed, please upload your application form prior to submitting your application.

Please note that CVs should only be submitted for Academic posts and must be accompanied by an application form. For all other posts, including Research and Administrative and Support posts, please submit an application form only, unless requested otherwise.

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