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Wellbeing Adviser (Paramedic Science)

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh - Student Services

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £33,797 to £38,017 Grade 7, (with progression possible to £42,793) pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd August 2021
Closes: 24th September 2021
Job Ref: PVSS002A

We are looking for an enthustiastic and compassionate individual to join our Wellbeing Service which is part of the QMU Student Services department.

You will be working closely with the the other services in the Student Services Team such as Counselling, Disability Services, Careers and Employability and Student Funding. You will also work closely with the Programme team in Paramedic Science.

You will be providing mental health and wellbeing interventions for paramedic science students experiencing medium to long-term, and at times complex mental health difficulties. You will manage case loads and care planning, liaising internally and externally with partner agencies ensuring supports are coordinated and appropriate. You will provide placement support and curricular inputs to the paramedic programme on relevant topics relating to mental health. You will be expected to support students in crisis and effectively manage risk, working collabortatively internally and externally.

We are looking for a highly motivated person educated to degree level or equivalent with experience in providing mental health and crisis support preferably to students and young people.

You must be able to work independently and manage your own workload. The role requires excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong and effective partnerships internally with students and staff and externally with partner agencies.

Should you wish to apply for the vacancy please visit our vacancies page and complete an application online.

If you have any queries regarding the application process or require any special assistance please contact Human Resources through email recruitment@qmu.ac.uk

Completed application forms should be returned by Friday 24th of September 2021

Interviews are planned for the 6th and 8th October 2021.

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