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Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager

The University of Bolton - Department of Student Services & Experience

Location: Bolton
Salary: £44,045 to £51,034 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th September 2021
Closes: 24th September 2021
Job Ref: MHWB1

The University of Bolton is a “Teaching Intensive, Research Informed” higher education institution whose distinctive high quality, student-focussed, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes attract students from all over the world. Our staff are at the heart of everything we do: they are highly qualified and experienced in their fields, supporting their teaching practice by carrying out quality research and engaging in continuous professional development. Staff pride themselves on being outstanding professionals that provide excellent learning, teaching and applied research and support in the provision of custom-designed, industry led courses in numerous subject areas.

An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen within the Student Services & Experience team for a resilient, professional and motivated Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager. Working as a member of the Student Services & Experience Management Team you will strategically lead the provision of Student Mental Health and Wellbeing, Disability Support and the multi-faith Chaplaincy support to around 7000 students in a way that complements their academic experience and promotes their sense of wellbeing and belonging at the University of Bolton. We are looking for a candidate who has previous well-rounded experience of Student Wellbeing and Mental Health.

The successful candidate will be required to make difficult and sometimes complex decisions, in a timely manager, regarding the support of complex student cases. This will include sensitive support of students who are self-harming, have expressed suicidal l ideation or have attempted suicide. In addition, the post holder will have to provide support to front line staff who are also supporting students who are considered high risk.

The successful candidate will also bring innovation and creativity, with excellent leadership and motivation skills, honed through experience of leading teams to deliver exciting change through their team. Finally, the successful candidate will be an inclusive leader who is committed to Equality & Diversity who champions the voices of underrepresented groups.

An application form, job description and person specification can be viewed on our website: https://www.bolton.ac.uk/staff-area/professional-services/about-hr/vacancies or requested by email: jobs@bolton.ac.uk. Applicants need to be aware that only a completed application form will be considered, unless it is specifically indicated in an advertisement that a CV will be accepted. Where appropriate, you should include a list of all publications when submitting your application. Please ensure you quote the position reference number on all applications submitted. If an applicant is interested in more than one vacancy, a separate application must be submitted for each vacancy to ensure that the individual role requirements are addressed. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, for more information please visit https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa. No agencies.

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