Faculty Wellbeing Officer (SSPP)

King's College London

Job id: 079308. Wage: £36,532 – £41,299 every year together with London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 17 November 2023. Deadline: 03 December 2023.

Enterprise unit: College students & Training. Division: Recommendation, Wellbeing & Welfare.

Contact particulars:Chris Hourigan. [email protected]

Location: Multi Web site position. Class: Skilled & Help Companies.

Job description

King’s faculty-based pupil help and wellbeing crew is organised on a ‘hub and spoke’ foundation with faculty-based workers who’re supported and coordinated by specialist groups in Pupil Help & Wellbeing Companies.  

Two College Wellbeing Officers work particularly inside The College of Social Science and Public Coverage (SSPP), giving direct and tailor-made help to college students, and workers, inside this school.  

These posts are line managed by the College Wellbeing Advisor, who present help, steering and oversight of casework. The posts additionally work intently with the SSPP Pupil Expertise Supervisor and the College Training Managers, to make sure wellbeing help is offered clearly and persistently for all SSPP college students.  

The submit holder will present an accessible level of contact to all college students based mostly in SSPP, providing skilled and pastoral assist and steering if they’re experiencing challenges or want help.  This can embrace common workplace hours & drop-ins, and enhances the work of Private Tutors and Senior Tutors.  

The submit holder will likely be lively in triaging pupil wellbeing casework; making certain college students are appropriately signposted to specialist providers in a well timed method, and will likely be a key conduit between central and faculty-based providers supporting college students.   

The College Wellbeing Officers may even be capable of provide steering to Private Tutors and Senior Tutors, the place college students are experiencing difficulties, and to help signposting to specialist providers in addition to the College Wellbeing Advisor 

In addition to particular person help, the submit holder will coordinate proactive communication/outreach/programming on pupil wellbeing, together with working with themes resembling mindfulness, stress administration, sustaining wholesome bodily and psychological stability. 

The submit holder may even be capable of advise college students who’re involved about their friends 

This submit will likely be provided on a everlasting contract. 

This can be a full-time submit, however we welcome purposes from candidates in search of a versatile work sample inside our obligatory service working hours.

Key tasks

  • Triaging on quite a lot of presenting points, together with wellbeing & welfare considerations, psychological well being help, health to check and health to follow as applicable, pupil of concern, safeguarding, harassment and bullying, and sexual assault, referring to specialist providers when required.
  • Supporting the Mitigating Circumstances course of; providing college students wellbeing help and steering as applicable, along with this educational course of.
  • Supporting the Extended Lack of Contact course of; figuring out what help the scholars want as a way to return to their research.
  • Working intently with the Pupil Conduct and Appeals Crew, these posts will help the Health/Help to Examine course of, making certain SSPP college students/workers have a transparent understanding of the help wanted/provided to our college students.
  • Collaborating with the College Pupil Expertise Supervisor and Officers to ship proactive wellbeing interventions/periods/sources.
  • Work with the College Wellbeing Advisor to help SSPP Private Tutors and Senior Tutors.

The above checklist of tasks will not be exhaustive, and the submit holder will likely be required to undertake such duties and tasks as might fairly be anticipated throughout the scope and grading of the submit.

Expertise, information, and expertise 

Important standards   

  • Related work expertise and/or training: We predict a variety of various work and academic experiences might help you to achieve success on this position. Related work expertise may embrace work in Pupil Help, Incapacity, Counselling, Psychological Well being, or care work. Related academic experiences may embrace increased training in a associated self-discipline, skilled {qualifications} or different coaching  
  • Demonstrable competence in working with people going through quite a lot of antagonistic conditions, being an ally in navigating these and appropriately referring circumstances on as circumstances dictate.  
  • Demonstrable expertise of working successfully and collaboratively as a part of a crew to reinforce the general high quality of the service consumer.   
  • Proof of emotional resilience and talent to work calmly below stress, containing nervousness in self and others and exhibiting robust interpersonal and communication abilities.   
  • Expertise of managing work confidentially, successfully and sensitively and talent to take care of skilled boundaries.  
  • Skill to take duty and selections independently and to seek the advice of with and refer issues to colleagues when applicable, with a versatile and adaptable strategy to prioritising work.  
  • Skill to maintain correct data and contribute to administration reviews, using applicable IT abilities.  
  • We ask all candidates to submit a replica of their CV, and a supporting assertion, detailing how they meet the important standards listed within the advert. If we obtain a robust area of candidates, we might use the fascinating standards to decide on our closing shortlist, so please embrace your proof in opposition to these the place attainable.

    Interviews are as a result of be held in early December.

    This position doesn’t meet the necessities of the Dwelling Workplace and subsequently we aren’t in a position to provide sponsorship for candidates who require the suitable to work within the UK.

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