Education Office – Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service
Part time Study Mentor: Mental Health 0.6 FTE – Maternity Cover
9 month fixed term contract
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. The majority of annual leave is expected to be taken out of term time. This is a part time, three days per week, 9 month fixed term contract, working Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
South Kensington and other campuses as required
Reporting to the Senior Student Mental Health Advisor, the part-time 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.
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, holding full current accreditation by, or registration with, a relevant and appropriate UK professional body.
Our application process is online via our website http://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants/ . Please complete and upload an application form as directed. Individual CV’s alone will not be accepted.
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: 20th December 2018 (midnight GMT)
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22nd January 2019
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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