Project Officer (Student Mental Health)

Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Location: Glasgow
  • £22,659 to £25,482 per annum, 4
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: GCU00675


This is a full time/fixed term opportunity for two years

Glasgow Caledonian University a vibrant, multi-cultural, modern university in the centre of Glasgow and is placed amongst the top 200 modern universities in the world (THE, 2018) and in the top 50 universities globally for social impact (THE, 2019). Our welcoming community of 20,000 students from more than 100 countries enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York. Our University mission, commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence is integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission.

The Student Wellbeing Service is a multi-disciplinary team providing professional support to students, working in collaboration with colleagues and departments across the institution. The team comprises; The Disability Team, The Counselling Team, Mental Health Advisers and a Student Wellbeing Adviser. The Project Officer will work as part of this team and support the ongoing development, implementation and evaluation of a range of projects and initiatives aimed at delivering a whole institution approach to student mental health and wellbeing at GCU.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within the HE Sector with good awareness of the current issues face by students as well as experience in the design and delivery of health and wellbeing promotional campaigns. They will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise and build effective relationships with internal and external representatives and professional stakeholders.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality and diversity, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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