Plymouth College of Art

Student Welfare (Well-being) Advisor

Location
Plymouth, Devon
Salary
£20,440 - £22,446
Posted
01 Jun 2017
Closes
21 Jun 2017
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to join our diverse Student Support Services as our Student Welfare (Well-being) Advisor. You will deliver high quality support to students through both informal assessments of emotional well-being needs, advising and referring to specialist external/internal services when appropriate. 

You will also develop and deliver a range of workshops/online information for both staff and students on emotional/mental health issues. To provide a comprehensive service to current and potential students regarding emotional well-being. This will involve supporting individual students, facilitating peer support groups and co-ordinating Mental Health Awareness Initiatives.

Educated to a degree level or equivalent with an appropriate professional qualification/experience in a relevant health or social care discipline you will be an effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. You will also be highly organised, have a positive approach to your work and be well-motivated, reliable and trustworthy.

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place on Thursday 6 July 2017

Plymouth College of Art has a strong commitment to the safeguarding & welfare of young people & vulnerable adults. A satisfactory DBS disclosure at Enhanced Level will be required from successful candidates as a condition of appointment.

We celebrate equality, diversity and difference, and welcome candidates from all communities.