Mental Health & Wellbeing Officer x2
Salary: Scale 6, £24,899.82 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance.
Fixed-Term (TTO) 40 weeks a year
United Colleges Group (UCG) is based at the heart of the education sector in London. With a combined turnover of c£50m, the Group has both the ambition and strength to create a lasting difference in the local communities it serves, and beyond.
The successful candidate will work alongside a small team of mental health practitioners to develop a holistic wellbeing service. The successful candidate will have substantial experience in supporting young people who experience mental health and wellbeing difficulties in a Further Education setting.
Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will bring excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work within a dynamic multidisciplinary team.
Our aim is to take a proactive approach to student mental health and wellbeing and the successful candidate will demonstrate their knowledge and ability to utilise a range of interventions to ensure that students have access to good quality support.
The successful candidate will be highly motivated, adaptable with the ability to manage a high case load at peak times. You will have a commitment to following professional guidelines and a commitment to continued professional development, in line with the changing needs of students and the service.
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In return, the Group offers generous annual leave, a defined-benefit pension scheme, an interest-free season ticket loan, cycle scheme, free sight tests, enhanced maternity and paternity leave schemes and many other benefits.
If you’re ready to join a Group that has the resources to develop the talents of both students and staff, you can find more information on this role and details on how to apply by visiting the “Work With Us” section on our website. Alternatively, you can e-mail us for an information pack and application form, quoting the job reference.
The College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to full-vetting procedures including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services Check.
Closing date: 12 noon, 22nd January 2021.
United Colleges Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.