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Wellbeing Consultant

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UNIVERSITY OF EXETER
Work Location
Exeter 
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Reference
P01152
Occupational group
Social Care & Health
Salary details
Job term
Permanent
Appointment type
Term Time Only
Hours
0.6 FTE (30 weeks per annum)
Closing Date
22 July 2018
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Education & Student Support – Wellbeing Services

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities.  We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

This full time post is available on a permanent term-time only basis (30 weeks per year). Please note this post is equivalent to 0.67 FTE. Flexible working options are available.

Our aim is to create an outstanding experience for all Exeter students. The Wellbeing Centre helps those with emotional and mental health difficulties succeed in their studies and make the most of the opportunities offered by a rich and diverse learning environment. Our vision is to offer accessible and flexible support for the whole range of wellbeing issues that can impact upon student learning. You can find out more about us by visiting www.exeter.ac.uk/wellbeing  

We are currently seeking to recruit a flexible and adaptable Wellbeing Consultant who is qualified as a Cognitive-Behavioural Psychotherapist (BABCP accredited). Ideally, we are seeking a practitioner for five days a week, term time only but alternative working arrangements would be considered for the right candidate. You would be joining a highly skilled and committed team on a permanent basis. Alongside core provision of high intensity CBT, you would be offering mental health support, advice to students, and manage/coordinate cases. For candidates without a core profession, you must also evidence completion of the BABCP’s KSA process.You will need to demonstrate a breadth of therapeutic and clinical expertise and show the ability to transfer their skills to a Higher Education context.

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for someone to join an innovative service allowing you to develop your skills and engage in service development projects. As a skilled practitioner who has a sensitive and adaptable approach to their work, you will show a real interest in supporting students, assessing and managing risk and in contributing to the advancement of stepped therapy services within a multi-disciplinary team context.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an on-site gym, free yoga and pilates, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter.  If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website (www.exeter.ac.uk/thesouthwest) for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

For further information please contact Russell Cargill, Pathway Lead for Psychological Therapies, or Nina Leonard, Wellbeing Consultant on email wellbeingadmin@exeter.ac.uk or telephone 01392 724381.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce

Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to www.exeter.ac.uk/jobs Please quote reference number P01152 in any correspondence. 

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