Student Support Officer - Mental Health
24 hours per week, term time only
Hours to be worked across 4 days per week
Student Support is a key service area in the College offering non-academic support and advice to students. This could include help with housing, benefits, health and well-being, relationship difficulties and any other problem that affects students’ learning.
We wish to appoint a Support Officer, focusing on Mental Health, who will provide specialist support to students experiencing mental health difficulties through effective information, support, assessment and referrals. You would also provide advice for staff on recognising and supporting students with mental health difficulties.
You should have a qualification in Mental Health, Psychology, Counselling or other health related qualification, together with a good understanding of Mental Health concerns and how they may present in an educational environment. You should be able to remain calm under pressure and have sound judgement and integrity with good attention to detail. The role will involve travelling to external meetings and between our two Campuses (Harrow-on-the-Hill and Harrow Weald).
Further details: Job Description
HCUC is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all people, irrespective of disability, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, transsexual or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion/faith or pregnancy and maternity leave.
Disclosure and Barring Service checks
HCUC (Harrow & Uxbridge College) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and we expect all staff to share this commitment. To ensure that we meet our safeguarding commitments we will carry out all necessary pre-employment checks, including undertaking an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check for all successful candidates.
Where references are taken up by the College, it is our policy not to disclose references to candidates.
For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.