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Mental Health Practitioner

Docklands, United Kingdom
£44,577 pro rata per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Closing date
12 Dec 2023

Location: Docklands Campus
Salary: Starting from £44,577 pro rata per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type: Part Time
Hours per Week:  28
Post Type: Fixed Term
Contract End Date: Monday 30 September 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 12 December 2023
Reference: 2552-23

University of East London

We’re the University of East London (UEL) founded in 1898 and proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

Are you passionate about higher education and eager to make a significant impact on the lives of prospective students? Do you possess the drive and creativity to deliver on a data-driven recruitment plan that fosters growth and success? Join us at UEL and drive our lead generation and student recruitment activity. 

About the Job

An exciting full-time opportunity has arisen for a talented, committed mental health practitioner, to join the busy, but fulfilling, Student Wellbeing Service, a multi-disciplinary team who provide psychological support to students to help them succeed at university. 

The role of a Student Mental Health Practitioner is to deliver high-quality mental health support within a multi-disciplinary team to university students, in a way that fosters their autonomy, resilience, problem solving and independence helping them to succeed in higher education.

About You

Student Mental Health Practitioners are expected to be flexible in order to respond to the needs of students, and staff supporting students, depending on demand and the priorities of the team at different points of the year. We are looking for accredited Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists or Clinical Psychologists who are experienced in managing a busy client caseload in a fast-moving university environment. 

Benefits Package

Here at UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (plus 3 days over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on; Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification 

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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