Mental Health Practitioner

Falmouth Exeter Plus
Education & Training, Health & Social Care
Penryn, Cornwall
Salary Details
£29,956 per annum, pro rata
Hours of work
37.5 hours per week, term-time, 42 weeks per year
Closing Date
Student Services at Falmouth Exeter Plus is a uniquely innovative and dynamic workplace, and supports students of both Falmouth and Exeter Universities. We are now looking for an experienced Mental Health Practitioner to join our service.

Job Description


Working as part of a team, you would support students to manage challenges and participate fully in student life. You would address the full range of mental health problems in a sensitive and professional manner, and liaise with community services where required. A flexible approach to work, especially in response to crisis/risk, is an essential in this role.

You will ideally be RMN or MHSW qualified, and will certainly have a degree or equivalent qualification. You must have relevant professional mental health experience and will be approachable, pragmatic and an active listener. You will be able to think clearly about risk and boundaries and demonstrate an understanding of vulnerability, confidentiality and the pressures of student life. Personal resilience and the ability to remain calm in response to challenging situations will be a vital part of your professional approach.

Company Description

Falmouth Exeter Plus is the service delivery partner of Falmouth University (Falmouth) and the University of Exeter (UoE). We deliver shared services and facilities for UoE and Falmouth in Cornwall underpinned by close collaboration with FXU, the combined students' union for Falmouth and UoE, to ensure that the interests of students and staff are at the heart of everything that Falmouth Exeter Plus delivers.

Other Application Details

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include pension scheme membership, a flexible benefits and performance recognition scheme and subsidised local public transport.

Interviews will be held on 16 October 2017 at the Penryn Campus.

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