ASTON UNIVERSITY

Mental Health Specialist

Location
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,199 to £39,609 per annum
Posted
23 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
11 Feb 2019
Ref
R190019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Student & Academic Services

Location:      Aston University Main Campus
Salary:      £33,199 to £39,609 per annum
Grade:      Grade 08
Contract Type:      Continuing
Basis:      Full Time
Closing Date:      23.59 hours GMT on Monday 11 February 2019
Interview Date:      Tuesday 26 February 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and suitably qualified and experienced Mental Health Specialist to work within Student Services at Aston University.

You will be required to deliver appropriate mental health support to students experiencing mental health difficulties whilst at University to enable them to engage successfully with their studies. This includes clinical assessment, risk management, responding to crisis situations, single session therapeutic consultations, and collaborative working both within the University and externally. You will also have a caseload of complex students who require longer term support and monitoring.

We are looking for a Registered Mental Health Nurse with current NMC registration, who has experience of working with young adults, and a proven ability to assess risk of harm to self or others, managing or referring appropriately when the need arises.

The post is based at Aston University campus but may require occasional outreach work within the West Midlands.

The successful candidate is required to have clearance to work with children and adults from the DBS (The Disclosure and Barring Service).