Student Mental Health Adviser

Job Title: Student Mental Health Adviser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35,850- £44,220
Job Published: September 11, 2017 17:12

Job Description

Education Office – Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service

Student Mental Health Adviser

Salary £35,850- £44,220 per annum (paid monthly)

New appointments will be made at the first level of the salary scale

Hours of work:35 hours per week 52 weeks per year. The majority of annual leave is expected to be taken out of term time.

South Kensington Campus

The post holder will hold a key role within the Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service in providing and developing Mental Health and Wellbeing advice across the College.

Reporting to the Senior Student Mental Health Adviser, 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. They will promote good practice and deliver training across the College community in relation to supporting students with mental health difficulties. 

The Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service of Imperial College London comprises the Head of Student Counselling and Mental Health Advice Service, one Senior Student Counsellor, one Senior Student Mental Health Adviser, one Student Mental Health Adviser, eight 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 preferred method of application is online via our website (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number SS 2017 241 MJ into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed.

To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Ms Rosie Summerhayes via e-mail: from 11th to 13th September and 25th September to 28th September.  Should you have any queries about the application process, please contact Mrs Maggie Backhouse  via email:

Closing date: Thursday 28th September 2017
Interviews will be held on Friday 20th October 2017

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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