Croydon College is seeking to appoint an experienced Mental Health Practitioner to join its Student Services team.
This newly created post will facilitate and deliver mental health support to students across both the Croydon and Coulsdon campuses, helping students to overcome barriers and realise their potential by providing evidence based 1:1 and group intervention sessions, and a crisis response when needed.
The successful applicant will work with the Head of Student Services to embed a whole college approach to positive mental wellbeing, and ensure all students experiencing mental health issues receive a personalised and holistic package of support.
As the named contact for students with an identified mental health support need, the successful applicant with liaise closely with parents/carers, college staff, partners and external professionals to provide advice and guidance, develop support plans, agree teaching & learning adjustments, and complete risk assessments as required.
You would be joining a motivated and experienced student focused team who are collaborative and proactive in their approach to supporting students to overcome barriers and achieve their potential.
Applicants must hold a relevant professional qualification and have recent relevant experience working within the mental health field, and experience of working with young people.
In return Croydon College offers generous leave, the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.
Interviews: To be confirmed
CV’s not accepted.
This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We encourage applications from all sectors of the community, to reflect our diverse student population.
Croydon College 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.