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Assistant Head Student Wellbeing Service (Mental Health)

Student Services - Student Wellbeing

Location:  Greenwich Campus
Salary:  £40,927 to £50,296 plus £5018 London weighting per annum
Contract Type:  Permanent
Release Date:  Monday 14 November 2022
Closing Date:  Thursday 15 December 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  3167-E-E

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Head of Student Wellbeing Services ( Mental Health).  The successful candidate will be an experienced lead practitioner with proven managerial experience gained within disciplines such as mental health services, clinical psychology, or social work. Relevant professional training and accreditation needs to be supplemented by substantial post-qualification practice in the field of mental health crisis and support. Working with the Head of Student Wellbeing Services you will be responsible for the development and implementation of a high quality professional clinical services, which will effectively support our student’s mental health and wellbeing.

The successful candidate will hold relevant qualifications and full professional membership/ accreditation in / mental health care e.g. RCN/HCPC

In addition, you will enjoy the challenge of creating new ways to deliver a proactive and responsive service which meets the changing needs of our students.  You will demonstrate effective interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to manage a demanding workload. You will also have the ability to provide information, training, advice and consultancy support for staff throughout the university. 

The post-holder will be required to attend Open Day and Student Recruitment events outside of normal office hours, as part of a team rota.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 therefore the successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced Data and Barring Service check.

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on 

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 



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