Student Wellbeing Service, Duty Practitioner

Avery Hill, United Kingdom
£27,924 to £33,309 plus £5018 London weighting per annum
11 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
17 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Student Services - Student Wellbeing

Location:  Avery Hill Campus
Salary:  £27,924 to £33,309 plus £5018 London weighting per annum
Contract Type:  Permanent
Release Date:  Wednesday 10 August 2022
Closing Date:  Wednesday 17 August 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  3336

We are looking for a self-motivated mental health and wellbeing Duty Practitioner, to provide a professional triage and screening process for student who require support. an in-depth knowledge of mental health.  You will be able to demonstrate your experience in working in a multidisciplinary role working as the first point of contact in a similar role within the healthcare or education setting. You will work closely with the admin team to manage enquiries and utilise university and community services to support students whilst they await their appointment.

You will demonstrate initiative and maintain students safety and needs at the centre of your decision making.

The successful applicant will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in the field of healthcare and will be registered with a relevant professional body. You will be experienced in working one-to-one with a diverse range of people, who have a range of support needs.  You will be skilled in psychological risk assessment and crisis management.  You will have excellent communication skills, strong planning and organisational skills, together with the ability to respond rapidly and work under pressure as and when required.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, adaptable with the ability to manage a high case load at peak times.  You will have a commitment to following professional guidelines and a commitment to continued professional development, in line with the changing needs of students and the service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 therefore the successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced Data and Barring Service check.

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.