Head of Student Wellbeing Service

Twickenham, London (Greater)
27 Oct 2017
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19 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Student Wellbeing Service 

Department: Student Services 
Salary:          £46.336 
Hours:           Full-time 
Term:            Permanent     

Since 1850, St Mary’s mission has been to provide a high quality professional environment, inspired by its distinctive ethos and values. The University is an inclusive academic community, where everybody is welcomed.   

St Mary’s is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth, to benefit students, staff and the wider St Mary’s community. As the University builds on its proud heritage, it will be looking for exceptional people to help shape its progressive future.   

The Student Services team is dedicated to assisting, guiding and supporting students throughout their time at St Mary’s and beyond. We provide a range of advisory and professional services, spanning wellbeing, student life and support. These include Accommodation, Counselling, Disability & Dyslexia, Student Funding, Pastoral Support and the on-site Health Centre, which is run by the York Medical Practice.   

We are looking to for an experienced and dynamic individual to fulfil the role of Head of Student Wellbeing Service. The post holder will be responsible for the strategic development, leadership and management of the Student Wellbeing Service which encompasses; Disability & Dyslexia, Counselling & Mental Health. This role also ensures the Student Wellbeing Service is compliant with equality legislation, financial regulation and data protection, and that any changes in legislation and best practice are implemented. The role will maintain and develop a professional and specialist service that delivers efficient and effective support mechanisms for students that enhances their study and progression.
Successful applicants will have be self-motivated and organised, with a flexible approach to the demands of the role and the ability to motivate others to deliver high quality customer service and to identify opportunities to improve efficiencies. The successful candidate must have a high level of inter-personal skills, a can-do attitude and the ability to use initiative and think strategically.   

For further information about the role and for details of how to apply, please click here   

Closing Date: 19th November 2017 at 23:59   

Interviews are likely to be held on week commencing the 6th December 2017 

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