|Location:||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Salary:||£33,348 to £35,308|
|Placed On:||30th March 2023|
|Closes:||14th April 2023|
We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.
The Welfare and Counselling Service at Newcastle University places students at the heart of delivery and we are excited to recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated Deputy Manager to support this vision.
This vital leadership role would suit a candidate with experience of working in dynamic and fast-paced settings with a contemporary understanding of the educational context.
We require someone who is flexible, proactive and understands the relationship between academic study and wellbeing. You will provide line management to both Counselling and Welfare teams along with various personnel duties. You will be a key part within the senior escalation process to provide consultancy to colleagues and support students (and their families) who may be at risk or in distress.
You will have primary responsibility for the Evening Clinic team, where we offer a large number of counselling placements. This will include working one evening shift per week, 1-9pm, and be available for occasional cover as required.
The Counselling team offer a range of therapy modalities to meet the diverse needs of the student population. The team provides time-focused counselling for mild to moderate wellbeing and mental health concerns.
The Welfare Team act as an initial point of contact for students, parents, academics and other stakeholders to disclose wellbeing or safety concerns about any Newcastle University student. The team offers confidential support and signposting for students experiencing emotional distress and mental health concern, as well as guidance and consultancy to university colleagues.
We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. We are a Disability Confident employer which means that we offer an interview to any applicant applying under the scheme that meets the essential criteria for a role.
Interviews will take place on Friday 28th April 2023. Please contact Kirsty Hutchinson, Counselling and Welfare Team Manager, at email@example.com for an informal chat about this role.
To apply please upload a CV and cover letter which outlines how you meet the criteria set out in ‘The Person' section via the ‘Apply’ button above.
This role is mainly campus based with some home working opportunities.
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