|Salary:||£28,762 to £34,308 (Incremental progression)|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||23rd September 2022|
|Closes:||11th October 2022|
Salary £28,762 - £34,308 (Incremental progression)
1 x full-time indefinite
1 x part-time/termtime indefinite
These posts represent an exciting opportunity to join a team of staff in Keele University’s Student Services Directorate. Student Accessibility and Inclusion is a newly formed team with existing experienced team members including Senior Counsellors, Counsellors, Disability Advisors, Administrators, Mental Health Advisors and Triage Officers.
The Post holders will work alongside colleagues and the Head of Student Accessibility and Inclusion as part of the broader Student Services team to help shape this new service in supporting students.
As a Mental Health Advisor the post holder will provide specialist advice, mentoring and wellbeing support to both prospective and current students during their time at the University.
The post holder will assess student needs and manage risk whilst liaising and working closely with colleagues within Student Services, other University departments, the NHS and external support agencies, to ensure timely and appropriate support for students.
The role holder will have experience in a similar environment and be able to manage a caseload of students. The role holder will have extensive experience of dealing with people with mental health issues, be aware of current legislation and be able to communicate at all levels including with external NHS specialists. You will need a degree or equivalent level qualification and be a qualified Mental Health Professional including Nursing, OT or Mental Health Social Work
The University recognises that its success depends upon the contribution and dedication of its talented staff. In return, we have a competitive benefits package available, including:
Please note that the starting salary will typically be at the bottom of the pay scale shown above
The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.
Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at https://www.keele.ac.uk/about/
Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.
This appointment is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
How to Apply
For full post details and to find out more about working at Keele please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies
Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.
For informal enquiries may be addressed to Ruth Hodkinson – email@example.com. Applications to this address will not be accepted.
Closing Date 11th October 2022
Interviews will be held on: 21st October 2022
Post reference: KU000002946
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