Wellbeing Manager

Swansea University - Student Services

Salary Grade 9, £39,992 per annum together with USS Pension benefits if required. 

Main Purpose of the Post

The award-winning Student Services directorate at Swansea University is committed to providing a high quality, inclusive student experience with specialist student support to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student community.

The Inclusive Student Support Services department comprises four teams: Wellbeing, Disability, Assessment Centre and Swansea Academy of Inclusive Learner Success. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an influential individual with innovative ideas to lead the Student Wellbeing team in the development and delivery of services related to student wellbeing.

Reporting to the Head of Inclusive Student Support Services, the postholder will provide advice and guidance in their area of specialism and work in partnership with academic staff and professional service colleagues across the University to develop and sustain communities of practice and cultivate a culture of student-focussed service delivery and evidence-based practice.

In consultation with the Head of Inclusive Student Support Services, the postholder will ensure the strategic development of the Wellbeing service and provide professional expertise in the area of student mental health. The role of the Wellbeing Manager is crucial in driving and delivering the strategic development of inclusive and embedded services to support student wellbeing and will contribute to the work of the Inclusive Student Services management team, working to provide an effective/integrated and holistic service delivery.

The Wellbeing manager will be responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of policy and procedures relevant to all aspects of the University's Student Wellbeing Services (comprising Mental Health and Autistic Spectrum Conditions), to ensure the highest standard of specialist support for students.

The successful applicant will need to possess excellent leadership qualities, working effectively with colleagues at all levels. The post holder will also maintain a hands-on presence in terms of the development of embedded and anticipatory models of support and will promote inclusivity and advocate student wellbeing across the University, ensuring that effective referral systems are in place. They will work with key stakeholders both internally and externally, making a valuable contribution to the sector.
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Liz Stratton 01792 295753 / e-mail: e.stratton@swansea.ac.uk

This post will close 6 May 2018

To apply please go to the following link:  http://www.swansea.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/details.php?nPostingId=8778&nPostingTargetId=18793&id=QHUFK026203F3VBQB7VLO8NXD&LG=UK&mask=suext

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and particularly welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

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