Wellbeing Consultant

University of Exeter - Education & Student Support

Term time on a part time basis (equivalent to 0.4073 FTE) - flexible working options available. 

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. The Centre provides a range of health promotion events on campus, as well as illness prevention and intervention services. Our vision is to offer accessible and flexible support for the whole range of wellbeing issues that can impact upon student learning; health and wellbeing are crucial ingredients of effective study and play a key role in helping students enjoy a rich and fulfilling student experience. 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 three days per week, term time only, to join our highly skilled and committed team on a permanent basis from September 2018. 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 you skills to a Higher Education context. 

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, 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 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 on 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 P62269 in any correspondence.

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

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