Education Office – Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service
Part time Study Mentor: Mental Health
Salary Scale: £35,850 - £44,220
New appointments will be made at the bottom of the salary scale
Hours of work: 21 hours per week (0.6 FTE)
The majority of annual leave is expected to be taken out of term time.
Based at South Kensington Campus but will be required to work at other Imperial College Campuses.
Reporting to the Senior Student Mental Health Advisor, the Study Mentor: Mental Health will contribute to a student-centred service by designing and delivering Study Mentoring support to students with a disability experiencing mental health difficulties, Asperger syndrome and Attention Deficit [Hyperactivity] Disorder.
This will involve providing specialist and practical support to students who are vulnerable to a range of mental health difficulties by helping them to develop the appropriate skills for study in Higher Education. The post holder will hold a caseload to help individual students develop coping strategies in the face of the demands of both academic study and life within Imperial College London. This will involve supporting students to identify specific obstacles to study presented by mental health difficulties and to use a range of study and self-management strategies to develop effectiveness, increase motivation and confidence, and reduce stress. The post holder will also support students to develop independent problem solving strategies. The post holder may also be required to contribute to training and workshops on matters related to mental health and wellbeing, and promote and participate in events promoting the Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service and student wellbeing across the College.
Applicants should be educated to degree level and hold relevant professional qualifications in the field of mental health (e.g., Nursing with RMN or CPN specialities, Mental Health Social Worker, Clinical/Counselling Psychologist, or other mental health qualification) holding current accreditation by, or registration with, a relevant and appropriate professional body.
Our preferred method of application is online via our website http://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants/ (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number xxxxxxx into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed.
Submission of individual cv’s will not be accepted
To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Ms Rosie Summerhayes via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Mr Mark Collinson via email: email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: Thursday 31st May 2018 (midnight GMT)
Interviews will be held on Monday 25th June 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 http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/agencies-public-bodies/dbs/ 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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