MENTAL HEALTH ADVISOR

December 29, 2022

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Job Description

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Birkbeck’s Wellbeing Services are seeking mental health professionals including specialist social workers with experience of working with clients in secondary and tertiary care settings and/or social services to join their Mental Health Advisory Service as Mental Health Advisor(s). Part time work will be considered. The post holder will work collaboratively with internal and external professionals to develop and deliver a range of high-quality interventions and services throughout the academic year, primarily but not exclusively to students with known or suspected mental health conditions and autism. The purpose of this work is to facilitate equal opportunities, student engagement and full participation in academic studies and the university experience to enable students to fulfil their potential whilst staying well.
This opportunity would build on experience as: Mental Health Nurse, Clinical Psychologist, Counselling Psychologist, DBT Therapist, CBT Therapist, dialectical behaviour therapy, cognitive behaviour therapist, Mental Health Social Worker, Mental Health Advisor, Counsellor, Therapist.
Succesful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
This is a full time role, working 35 hours per week, Mondy to Friday, 10am to 6pm, and is a fixed term position for two years.
Remuneration
Grade 7 of the College’s London Pay Scale which is £40,348 rising to £46,118 per annum.
The salary quoted is on the College’s London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area.
Enquiries
If you would like to know more about the role, please click on apply below or contact Simon Deville, Deputy Head of Service and Mental Health Services Manager, at s.deville@bbk.ac.uk.
If you have technical issues or difficulties using the recruitment portal, please contact jobs@bbk.ac.uk providing your name and the job reference number of the position.
While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.
Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.
We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £40,348.00-£46,118.00 per year