Mental Health Advisor
Bath College
Bath, United Kingdom
8d ago

Bath College is an inclusive education and training community, providing learning for people with a wide range of abilities from a far reaching area.

From entry level to degree programmes, we are committed to meeting the needs of all of our students. This is a very exciting time to join us, as we actively pursue our vision to realise our potential and become truly outstanding.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and proactive Mental Health Advisor to join our new Student Welfare Team.

Reporting to the Student Welfare and Participation Manager, you will be the main contact for assessing, advising and supporting students with mental health disclosures and issues as well as providing mentoring support to young people and adults.

You will provide guidance and information where appropriate, working alongside students and staff in order to raise awareness of mental health issues and coping strategies for young people.

This role will also provide a professional and confidential service in order to promote emotional health and wellbeing and enable students to overcome barriers, enabling them to then thrive at the College and achieve social and academic success.

You will have a good understanding of issues affecting students and potential barriers to accessing and succeeding in further education, along with appropriate mental health and safeguarding qualifications and sufficient experience to influence change and enhance service provision for students.

This role will be dual campus but predominately based at our City Centre Campus

In return, we can offer a contributory salary pension scheme, an annual progression award (until the maximum point on your salary scale has been reached), professional development, an employee benefits programme, employee assistance programme, providing free and confidential help, information and advice, and progressive family friendly policies.

All employees have access to treatments at The Academy’ and can also undertake our Love2Learn courses for free, if spaces are available.

For further information regarding this role, please see click on the documents available button located at the top of this screen.

JOB REF : 19 / 20

CLOSING DATE : 25 / 02 / 19

INTERVIEW DATE : TBC

Bath College is committed to the protection of young people and vulnerable adults and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.'

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