Qualified Social Worker – Specialist University Mental Health Mentor

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England
£ 22.83 Per hour
Full time, Part time
Bank, Contract, Permanent, Temporary
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
28 Jul 2020
6 Aug 2020

Job Description

We are seeking experienced professionals to work as Specialist Mentors to provide one to one support for students with Mental Health Conditions (including Depression, Anxiety, Emotional Instability, Bi-polar, Psychosis and Eating Disorders). The post holder will be expected to support students in a range of study related areas including, time and workload management, exam preparation, structuring of coursework and other study strategies to aid progression towards independent learning.

The post holder will be undertaking duties in line with funding from Student Finance England and others, through the Disabled Student Allowance; which also regulates the mandatory qualifications and professional memberships required to undertake the role. Only applicants who satisfy the mandatory qualifications for Specialist Mentor MH may be invited to interview.

Applications are welcomed from individuals to able to provide specialist mentoring services either as Specialist Mentor (ASC) or Specialist Mentor (MH), or both in a blended role.

This is a sessional role, offered at Grade 7 (starting at £22.83ph, including a 25% planning and preparation enhancement). A range of working patterns are currently available to ensure that all students can access specialist mentoring support, although these will mainly be during University term times.

A job description and person specification can be found on the University’s main job board, vacancies.hud.ac.uk.

To apply, please send your CV, along with a covering letter (of no more than two sides) which outlines your suitability for the role, to learning.support@hud.ac.uk.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, however there is an expectation of initial interviews (conducted remotely) in w/c 13 July 2020.

Informal queries regarding this role should be directed to Ms Sharon Morgan (Interim Disability and Inclusion Manager) at s.morgan@hud.ac.uk.

Please note that applicants who are current students at the University of Huddersfield will only be able to work a maximum of 15 hours per week. It is important to note that joining the University pool does not guarantee work in the future. Inclusion in the pool is not employment at the University and there is no obligation on the University to offer you work at any future date.

Ref: R5094

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