wellbeing advisor in colchester

posted
03 December 2018
contact
anna pylypczuk, randstad student support
job type
contract
salary
£ 15.70 per hour
apply now

posted
location
colchester, east of england
specialism
student support
job type
contract
working hours
Part-Time
salary
£ 15.70 per hour
reference number
WAESSEX1
contact
anna pylypczuk, randstad student support
phone
0161 247 8800
apply now

job description

Wellbeing Adviser

Are you looking for more than just a job? Do you ever feel like you want to give something back? Are you looking for a role that allows you to help individuals achieve their academic goals? We have the perfect role for you……

Randstad Student & Worker Support is recruiting a Specialist Mentor to work with at the University of Essex (Colchester Campus). Role to begin ASAP.

Outline of the Role

The Adviser will contribute to the delivery of a professional and proactive service for students within a wider safe, healthy and inclusive environment.

The Adviser will deliver student centred information, advice and guidance services and short term interventions

Benefits



* 15 Hours per week rising to a possible 25
* 28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks
* £15.70per hour - you will receive this rate, plus your benefits such as holidays
* Working for the UK's leading provider - you're in safe hands
* Interacting directly with students - YOU help them to achieve their goals

Skills and qualifications required

They will have a good general education at least to A level standard, or equivalent, have experience which will include working with people with disabilities, mental health or emotional difficulties, and you will able to take responsibility for resolving complex matters including during crisis situation for students.

We are looking for someone who can manage multiple projects and priorities plus demonstrate an enabling approach for students.

The main duties of the post include:



* Manage a caseload of students with mental and emotional health difficulties, including undertaking complex casework, for students with severe, diagnosed mental health conditions. Provide flexible support to these students including students experiencing crisis, students in hospital etc.



* Working with students presenting in distress in person, email and by phone including connecting with those unable or unwilling to engage with support, undertaking assessment, including risk assessment, specialist support and referral. Respond to complex or emerging issues by focusing on early intervention to manage and minimise crisis



* Work with local healthcare providers to make appropriate referrals to external services



* Provide support to colleagues on managing risk assessment and casework relating to mental health.



* Respond to high risk and complex presentations within Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity Service and the wider University including students identified as a cause for concern and the emergency protocols eg missing persons, communicable disease



* Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Academic Registrar or their nominee.

Randstad Student & Worker Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Student & Worker Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.