Mental Health Support Worker

Recruiter
Central Bedfordshire College
Location
Dunstable [Bedfordshire]
Salary
£19,673 - £24,203 Per Year, (£16,987 to £20,898 pro rata)
Posted
14 Jun 2022 15:30
Closes
05 Jul 2022 23:59
Reference
2358
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant, Adviser
Specialism
Pastoral
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Mental Health Support Worker

Mental Health Support Worker

Part Time:                     37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

Salary:                           £19,673 to £24,203 per annum (£16,673 to £20,898 pro rata)

Fixed Term:                   12 Months

Plus Benefits                Defined Benefit Pension, Employee Assistance Programme, Free Car Parking, Subsidised Refectory and onsite Gym     

The role of the Mental Health Support Worker will be responsible for providing a high quality effective mental health service to learners.  Working alongside a team of welfare advisors you will provide advice, support and strategies to support students in relation to on-going mental health concerns.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide students with care, advice and guidance, from initial support that will be identified by the welfare team and work together to promote independence and resilience.
  • Hold a case load of students who have difficulty with their mental health and provide key advice.
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that the mental health support is available for all students and that provision is in place to accommodate and transition new students in to college from their previous education setting.
  • Be alert and responsive to any safeguarding issue that requires further action whilst working with students.

Candidates should possess a level 3 qualifications in Health and Social Care and have a good level of education along with good written and verbal skills.  This role may suit an applicant with a mental health nursing background.

Excellent organisational and problems solving skills are another pre – requisite, as is the ability to be an effective team member.

CLOSING DATE:       Tuesday, 5th July 2022

INTERVIEW DATE:   TBC

We are a progressive further education provider with a diverse student and staff community. We encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and groups to apply and join Central Bedfordshire College.

All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure