Wellbeing and Support Officer

Perth, Perth and Kinross
£26,528 – £29,721 per annum, pro rata
27 May 2022
10 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

30 hours per week, term time only

Fixed Term: Up to 5 Months

Perth College UHI is one of Scotland’s leading Colleges of Further and Higher Education, and a large partner in Scotland’s newest University, the University of the Highlands and Islands.

As a member of Student Services and working closely with a range of colleagues across the College, you will be responsible for co-ordinating the provision of appropriate support to students who have additional support needs within a mental health context, those with social communication conditions and emotional/ behavioural difficulties. You will also offer support provision for any student who presents with emotional distress or in crisis.

You will have experience of working in the provision of information, advice and guidance, preferably in an education or training setting, and experience of working with people who have additional support needs. Good ICT, organisation and administration skills are required, and you should be familiar with assistive technology and support relating to mental health.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, coupled with relevant qualifications at degree level are essential. A recognised counselling qualification would also be advantageous as would the PDA Inclusiveness (formerly known as BRITE Level 4)

To apply for this post, please complete an application form on iRecruit.

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 10th June 2022

Interview Date: Friday 24th June 2022

This post undertakes regulated work with children and a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme check is required. A check will be made against the list of those barred from working with children.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.