Temporary Wellbeing Assessment Manager

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Fixed term contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1371894

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Temporary Wellbeing Assessment Manager based in Belfast

Temporary Wellbeing Assessment Manager

Ref: 18/106954

Academic and Student Affairs (DASA)

As part of the University’s Student Disability and Wellbeing Service, the successful candidate will work alongside key stakeholders (Students’ Union, Academic and Professional Services staff) to lead on the development of a robust Student Wellbeing Assessment Framework. The post holder will work in line with relevant University policies and procedures and provide clinical student wellbeing assessments that will determine the supports, interventions and monitoring required to mitigate risk and promote a safe and supportive environment in which students can thrive and grow in independence.

This temporary post is available for 2 years.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Education to degree standard or equivalent in an appropriate discipline
  • At least 3 years’ experience of providing direct casework support to young people aged 18-24  
  • Experience in a role where a significant element of the post involved clinically assessing the mental health and wellbeing of young people on an individual basis and making recommendations on the supports, interventions and monitoring required to mitigate risk
  • Experience managing a complex caseload of clients, including individual follow-up and monitoring, ongoing progress and ensuring appropriate case recording, managing risk and signposting to relevant support services, as appropriate
  • Experience working collaboratively across departments and organisations building strong, constructive working relationships, to deliver enhanced service user experience and share information appropriately
  • Experience of advising on the development of policy and support materials designed to promote the health and wellbeing of young people
  • Experience of working with complex safeguarding issues
  • Knowledge of the appropriate legislation and policy frameworks
  • Knowledge of statutory and voluntary sector support services
  • Experience of referring people to a range of support services

Further information about the Directorate can be found at //www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/AcademicStudentAffairs/StudentGuidanceCentre/

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 November 2018

Salary scale: £33,199 – £39,610 per annum (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be forwarded to our website.

Closing date: Monday 19 November 2018

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding