Mental Health and Wellbeing Adviser

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£32,348 - £34,308 per annum
19 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
10 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £32,348 - £34,308 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time
Closing Date: 10-02-2023 12 Midday
Support/Academic/Management: Support

University College Birmingham are seeking a qualified and experienced individual to provide effective support, information and guidance to applicants and students with mental health difficulties, developing strategies for successful learning. You will join the Student Services team, providing support for student welfare, engagement, health and wellbeing, promoting an exemplary student experience. 

The successful candidate will act as UCB’s point of contact for prospective and current learners with mental health needs; supporting these individuals through the full student cycle and liaising with relevant internal and external teams to ensure a coordinated approach. You will also take an active role in the delivery of staff training in order to raise awareness of the service and wellbeing issues across the organisation. 

Applications must be supported by a professional qualification in a relevant discipline, suitable experience in a statutory, voluntary or educational setting, in addition to evidence of recent and relevant continuous professional development.

In order to meet the needs of the service, flexibility in relation to working hours is essential.


  • 38 days’ paid leave per year (26 days’ annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days)
  • Local Government Pension scheme
  • Private healthcare 
  • Excellent staff development opportunities 
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities
  • Free Gym Membership 
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Closing Date - Friday 10 February 2023 at midday.

Standard information:

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted UK University of the Year in the prestigious 2022 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We are also the best university for Student Support. The awards are voted for by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students.

UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick (Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality). 

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

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