Wellbeing Consultant

University of Exeter - Education & Student Support

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. Our vision is to offer accessible and flexible support for the whole range of wellbeing issues that can impact upon student learning. 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 for two days per week, term time only (30 weeks per year), to join our highly skilled and committed team on a permanent basis. Flexible working options available, this role is on a part time, term time basis (equivalent to 0.4 FTE). 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. For candidates without a core profession, you must also evidence completion of the BABCP’s KSA process. 

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, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, free yoga and pilates, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website (www.exeter.ac.uk/thesouthwest) for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in. 

For further information please contact Russell Cargill, Pathway Lead for Psychological Therapies, or Nina Leonard, Wellbeing Consultant, email wellbeingadmin@exeter.ac.uk, or telephone 01392 724381.

Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to www.exeter.ac.uk/jobs Please quote reference number R57889 in any correspondence. 

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce

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