Mental Health Co-ordinator

University College London - Student and Registry Services

We are looking to recruit a mental health practitioner with experience of working with students to join our Student Support & Wellbeing Service providing advice, information and support to the wellbeing of students at UCL.  You will develop and deliver non-therapeutic support services specifically for students with mental health difficulties at UCL and the London Business School.  In addition, you will provide information and advice to disabled students and prospective disabled students, particularly those with mental health difficulties.

The post is a fixed term, maternity cover available from 22 January 2018 to 7 December 2018 or when the post holder returns, whichever is sooner.

You must have a relevant professional qualification in the field of mental health, knowledge and understanding of UK disability legislation and an understanding of confidentiality and data protection issues (Equality Act and Data Protection Act).   You will have supervisory responsibility for the casework of the Wellbeing Advisors and line management responsibility for a team of Mental Health Mentors.  As such, experience of working with people with a wide range of mental health difficulties and disabilities is essential.

You must possess excellent interpersonal skills, have the ability to liaise with all people at all levels, have a proactive practical approach to the provision of advice and be able to provide a quality support service to all students who access the service.  It is essential that you have the ability to work independently and to use your own initiative as well as being able to work well as part of a team.

UCL vacancy reference: 1707529       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact, Stephanie Murphy, by email Stephanie.murphy@ucl.ac.uk or on tel 020 3108  58227.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: TBC

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role.

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