Mental Health and Wellbeing Team Practitioner
Part-time post working 18.5 hours per week
Student Support & Wellbeing is seeking to employ an experienced Mental Health and Wellbeing Practitioner to join our Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. Working as a part of the Student Support and Wellbeing Department you will use your professional experience and expertise to support students with mental health and wellbeing needs individually or in collaboration with colleagues from other professional departments across the department and the Directorate of Student and Academic Services.
With a proven track record as an accredited Mental Health Practitioner in the field of mental health nursing or social services, and strong skills of assessing clinical risk and delivering therapeutic support, you will be a key member of the University’s multi-disciplinary Mental Health and Wellbeing Team.
As a senior post-holder in a professional support team, you will have a mental health qualification and current accreditation as a Mental Health Nurse or Social Worker. Your commitment to adhering to professional and ethical principles and guidelines will be coupled with a flexible approach to adopting new ways of working and learning new skills.
Your role will involve carrying out mental health assessments and offering a range of brief therapeutic interventions for students experiencing mental health and emotional issues, including students presenting high levels of clinical risk or in crisis. A key part of the role will be collaborating with other key University services, Faculty teams, Accommodation and Security who will look to you for clear and effective guidance on how to respond effectively to complex cases.
With strong inter-personal skills, you will have a confident and dynamic approach to liaising with, and advising, key internal and external stakeholders.
If you require further information regarding this post please contact Phil Adeogun on P.Adeogun@wlv.ac.uk
The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.