Wellbeing Practitioner

December 29, 2022

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Job Description

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We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Wellbeing Practitioner to join the Student Services Faculty and assist in providing therapeutic interventions to service users and a mixture of both reactive and proactive support to students on issues related to mental health and wellbeing.

Working frontline across the Wellbeing and Counselling Service, you will be using a high level of clinical skill to assess, contain, and manage risk and the complex and enduring mental health needs of students. Responding to crisis situations as well as managing a case load of student clients, this role will provide support advice and guidance to some of our students who are most in need. In addition to the support of individual students, you will be involved in activities, events and developing new technologies to improve the wellbeing of all students across the University.

About You

Asa Wellbeing Practitioner you will have:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, and ability to use initiative
  • A positive view of mental health
  • Great organisation and time management skills
  • A calm and resilient approach

It is important to note that the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure for you from the Disclosure and Barring Service and that this will form part of the conditions of offer of employment.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Rewards & Benefits

  • A minimum of 38 days annual leave per annum, pro rata (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days)
  • Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
  • Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more
  • A wide range of development programmes to enhance your career
  • Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 16.3%

About Us

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before.

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world.

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885,Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.