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Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Health and Wellbeing Services

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £42,149 to £50,296 per annum
Permanent
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Thursday 18 August 2022
Reference:  044622

The University of Surrey invites applicants from suitably qualified candidates for the new post of Senior Mental Health Practitioner within the Wellbeing and Welfare directorate.

We are looking for a highly skilled and dynamic mental health professional who has considerable experience in supporting those with complex mental health needs and a desire to lead a well-established service through an exciting period of transformation.

Experience in safeguarding and training would be advantageous, although support will be offered for those with limited experience.  

The successful candidate 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. You will play a lead role in supporting the service and the wider University to offer proactive and compassionate mental health support to the entire community.

The ideal candidate is able to work well under pressure and is confident in managing a team of skilled professionals. You will be able to respond to complex situations with empathy, compassion and sound clinical judgement and have a strong interest in mental health provision within the HE sector.

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.

Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.
 
 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.

For more information please contact Katie Hay: k.hay@surrey.ac.uk

Please ensure that you upload your CV when submitting your online application.

Interviews are expected to be held on 25 August. 

 

 

 

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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.

Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.

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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