Part-time Student Mental Health Adviser 0.6 FTE

Job Title: Part-time Student Mental Health Adviser 0.6 FTE
Contract Type: Part-time
Location: London
Salary: £36,926 - £45,547 p.a. pro rata (paid monthly)
Job Published: November 16, 2018 15:40

Job Description

Education Office – Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service

Part-time Student Mental Health Adviser 0.6 FTE

Salary: £36,926 - £45,547 p.a. pro rata (paid monthly) 
New appointments are made at the first level of this salary scale

Hours of work: 21 hours per week 52 weeks per year working. The majority of annual leave is expected to be taken out of term time.  
South Kensington and other campuses as required 

This is a newly created position as part of the expansion of the Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service.  The post holder will hold a key role within the Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service providing and developing Mental Health and Wellbeing advice across the College. The Student Mental Health Adviser will provide specialist support to students with moderate to severe and/or enduring mental health difficulties and will act as liaison between mental health services in the community and College support services. Reporting to the Senior Student Mental Health Adviser, they will promote good practice, contribute to psycho-educational workshops and training on matters related to mental health and will initiate and design events promoting the Service and student wellbeing across the College.  

The Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service of Imperial College London is increasing its resource for students and after the current recruitment process will comprise the Head of Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service, one Senior Student Counsellor, one Senior Student Mental Health Adviser, two Student Mental Health Advisers, ten part-time Student Counsellors, two Study Mentors: Mental Health, a Service Coordinator and two Administrative Assistants. 

Information about the current Student Counselling and Mental Health Service can be found at Information about the College is available at  For this post we are seeking an experienced Mental Health Adviser preferably with experience of working in an educational, NHS or comparative organisational context 

The post holder will be based at the College’s South Kensington campus and will be required to work at the College’s other campuses. 

Our application process is online via our website (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number XXXXXXXXXXXX into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed.  Individual CV’s alone will not be accepted. 

To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Ms Rosie Summerhayes via e-mail: or Mr Mark Collinson via email:
Please demonstrate how you meet all the essential criteria and person specification in your application.

Should you have any queries about the application process, please contact Ms Tabitha Pearson-Moore on +44 (0)20 7594  8119 or via email:     

Closing date: 6th December  2018 (midnight GMT)

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 9th January 2018

As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory (standard for regulated activity) Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for the successful candidate. Further information about the DBS disclosure process can be found at or by telephoning 0870 90 90 811. You may also wish to view the College’s policy statements on the Recruitment and Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Use, Retention & Disposal of Disclosures and Disclosure Information.
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