Wellbeing Assessor

University of Glasgow - SS - Counselling & Psychological Services

Job Purpose
Working within a busy, multidisciplinary team, the primary purpose of this new role will be to support and enhance the professional mental health care of Students referred to the Counselling and Psychological Service (CaPS) by working under the supervision and guidance of the Director/Deputy Head of Service by providing clinical mental health Screening Assessments to students during term time and other peak periods of the academic year.

Outside peak times, the post holder will provide clinical assessments, ongoing brief model therapy and other forms of assistance to students when required, escalating when appropriate any case/situation where the student is deemed at risk.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the Management, Professional and Administrative Grade, level 6, £28,098 - £31,604 per annum.

This position is offered on a full time and open-ended basis: Monday to Friday, with some evening working.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

This is a re-advertisement of post 019102; previous applicants need not apply.

Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme
The post for which you are applying is considered ‘registered work’ in terms of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Act. It requires the successful applicant to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to appointment. This check is necessary to ensure that the University of Glasgow fulfils its legal duties under the Act.

If you are successful in your application, the offer of employment will be subject to PVG Scheme membership. Further information is available at: https://www.mygov.scot/pvg-scheme/

Please note that under Section 34(1) of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 it is a criminal offence to apply to carry out or to carry out regulated work from which that individual is barred.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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