Mental Health Advisor

University of Reading - Counselling and Wellbeing Services

Mental Health is an area we at the University of Reading take very seriously, we are looking for a team player who can think outside the box and offer guidance, support (both individually and in a group/workshop) and compassion to our students and staff.

Counselling and Wellbeing Services are dedicated to supporting students at the University of Reading. We offer a wide range of support and are growing our service provision. As part of our team you will share a healthy working environment with the drive for growth and development.

You will have:

  • Experience of supporting those with complex mental health conditions.
  • The ability to manage crisis situations and appropriately respond and refer those needing additional support.
  • The ability to develop, coordinate and host workshops and groups.
  • Experience of using a database.
  • The ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines.

Informal contact details
Contact role: Head of Student Wellbeing Services
Contact name: Selina Patankar-Owens
Contact phone: 0118 378 4216
Contact email:

Interviews to be held on 13 April 2018

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

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