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Mental Health Practitioner

Health and Wellbeing Services

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £21,185 to £25,893 (Salary reflective of 0.6 FTE - 3 days per week)
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 24 September 2023
Reference:  041623

Are you a registered mental health nurse, social worker, occupational therapist, or work in any other Nursing Discipline and looking for a new rewarding role?

We have a great opportunity for Mental Health Practitioners to join the University of Surrey’s Wellbeing & Welfare department. We offer a highly flexible working environment, market leading benefits and a role in which you can make a real impact on people’s lives!

The University of Surrey’s Wellbeing and Welfare department helps to lead on and contribute to the student experience along with other support services such as academic registry, employability and careers and the Student’s Union.  

About the role:

 We are looking for two highly skilled mental health professionals with experience in supporting those with complex mental health needs. These roles are available on a Full-time or Part-time basis and on an initial Fixed-Term contract until August 2024.

 Our well-established service is on a journey through an exciting period of transformation and you will work within a committed and supportive multi-disciplinary team made up of mental health nurses, occupational therapists, social workers, eating disorder therapists and counsellors. 

 As part of the role you will: 

  •  Play a lead role in supporting the service and the wider University to offer proactive and compassionate mental health support to our entire student and staff community.
  • Work with the Wellbeing team to develop a service to meet the changing needs of students with mental health concerns to bring about evidence based improvements to the service provision.  

 We are happy to consider applications from recent graduates with a current membership of the NMC/Social Work England/HCPC.

 What’s in it for you?

Our campus is a beautiful, leafy environment with carefully designed gardens, vibrant green playing fields, and a picturesque lake. With the buzz of student life and superb working facilities, the University is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research in an inspiring, innovative and diverse environment.

Alongside our campus setting, collegiate on-site atmosphere and plentiful development opportunities, we also offer:


  • 21% employer Pension Contribution
  • Up to 40 DAYS Holiday: 25 Days annual leave + 7 University Days + Bank Holidays
  • Travel & Family benefits including subsidised rail fare, cycle to work scheme and on-site childcare
  • Student discount eligibility 
  • On site world-class leisure facilities at discounted rates
  • On-site parking, cafes and Restaurants 

For more information or to be considered for the role, please apply on our website with a full CV and covering letter.

Closing date for applications: 25th September 2023

Interview date: 5th October 2023

Further details:    Job Description    
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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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