Student Adviser (Mental Health & Autism)

Closing Date: 05/04/2023
Contracts Permanent, Temporary
Working Hours Part Time
Location Middlesbrough
Salary £33,314 - £38,592 pro rata
Company Teesside University

Job Description

Every member of our University is part of the inspiring, supportive, and caring community known as Team Teesside.

What we offer you:

– A holiday entitlement of 185 hours (25 days), increasing to 28 and 30 days after 3 and 5 years’ service respectively, plus bank holidays In the annual leave year in which your employment commences or terminates, your annual leave entitlement will accrue on a pro-rata basis for each complete day of service.

 If you work less than 37 hours per week, your annual leave entitlement will be calculated on a pro rata basis.

– Additional leave over the Christmas and New Year period during the Christmas closure
– Special leave to support a range of circumstances
 – Flexi time scheme
– A variety of provision to support staff with personal development and recognition
– A range of family friendly benefits
– An employee benefits platform which provides discounts with 350+ retailers and access to health and wellbeing resources

1 x Part time (22.2 Hours), permanent post

1 x Part time (21 hours) Fixed Term until 04/10/2023

Teesside University is an ambitious and enterprising university for a focused and pragmatic global new generation. Focused on making a real difference to the lives of people and the success of businesses and the economy

We are looking for self-motivated individuals, with experience of advisory work on a one-to-one basis, to provide support to our students experiencing a range of complex support needs.

Responsibilities will include responding to student support enquiries, recommending reasonable adjustments for disabled students, responding to and managing crisis situations related to mental health and welfare, making decisions in high-risk or complex cases, providing student support appointments related to mental health and disability, organising appropriate support for students, liaising with organisations such as the NHS and Cleveland Police, contributing to service development and monitoring the effectiveness of the service.

Applicants will be educated to degree level or will hold a comparable amount of learning and experience and will be registered with a relevant professional body and will have experience of multi-agency working and of managing a caseload.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are paramount, as are strong planning and organisational skills plus the ability to work both independently and also as part of a team.

The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory DBS disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of our clearance procedures.

Important Note for Student Visa holders: As you are restricted to working 20 hours per week during term time under the terms of your visa you are not eligible to apply for this position as the weekly hours are 21 hours & 22.2 hours.

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post WILL qualify for University sponsorship under the Skilled Worker visa route.

If you are shortlisted, your interview will take place via Microsoft Teams 

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