Clinical Supervisor - AD2235AS
Student Services

Student Services

Student Services provides a comprehensive welfare and support service for all matriculated students.

We aim to deliver sector-leading services and have recently secured accreditation with APPTS (Accreditation Programme of Psychological Therapies Services, Quality Standards Team at the Royal College of Psychiatrists in partnership with the British Psychological Society) for our work in Wellbeing, Counselling and Mental Health.

The Clinical Supervisor will work with managers in Student Services to ensure appropriate delivery of clinical supervision for staff in Student Services and the wider University. They will encourage and facilitate the professional development of counsellors, wellbeing advisers and mental health practitioners by mentoring and monitoring their work toward individual accreditation with professional bodies. The post holder will also assist in the wider clinical supervision related to the ongoing transformation of approaches to wellbeing and mental health within the whole university community. They will act as a “first response” when there is a report that a member of staff needs to debrief or reflect after an emotionally challenging student situation.  The Postholder will participate in the out of hours rota currently staffed by Directors in Student Services, approximately one week in seven.

Ideally this vacancy will be filled by two part time workers, however we welcome applications from candidates looking for full-time hours as working hours can be mutually agreed


The post holder will have a PG diploma in CBT or Counselling/Clinical Psychology, and be qualified in supervision. They will have significant experience in the field of one to one mental health work, risk assessment and supervision. The role requires excellent communication skills and the ability to engage effectively and professionally with students, staff and external stakeholders.  You will have extensive experience of working in a busy, first response, setting (e.g. medical, social work, etc.). You will have experience of working in a multi-disciplinary context.  Experience of working in Higher Education will be advantageous. An ability to remain calm under pressure and to prioritise work is vital.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Ruth Unsworth, email: ru5@st-andrews.ac.uk  Tel: 01334 462020.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall).  More details can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Further information can be found at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/policy/immigration/.

Please Quote Reference: AD2235AS
Closing Date: 26 July 2019
Interview Date: 13 August 2019
Further Particulars: AD2235AS FPs.docx

Student Services
Salary: £40,792 - £50,132 per annum, (pro rata)
Start Date: as soon as possible



Vacancy Description
Student Services
 
Student Services provides a comprehensive welfare and support service for all matriculated students.

We aim to deliver sector-leading services and have recently secured accreditation with APPTS (Accreditation Programme of Psychological Therapies Services, Quality Standards Team at the Royal College of Psychiatrists in partnership with the British Psychological Society) for our work in Wellbeing, Counselling and Mental Health.

The Clinical Supervisor will work with managers in Student Services to ensure appropriate delivery of clinical supervision for staff in Student Services and the wider University. They will encourage and facilitate the professional development of counsellors, wellbeing advisers and mental health practitioners by mentoring and monitoring their work toward individual accreditation with professional bodies. The post holder will also assist in the wider clinical supervision related to the ongoing transformation of approaches to wellbeing and mental health within the whole university community. They will act as a “first response” when there is a report that a member of staff needs to debrief or reflect after an emotionally challenging student situation.  The Postholder will participate in the out of hours rota currently staffed by Directors in Student Services, approximately one week in seven.

Ideally this vacancy will be filled by two part time workers, however we welcome applications from candidates looking for full-time hours as working hours can be mutually agreed


The post holder will have a PG diploma in CBT or Counselling/Clinical Psychology, and be qualified in supervision. They will have significant experience in the field of one to one mental health work, risk assessment and supervision. The role requires excellent communication skills and the ability to engage effectively and professionally with students, staff and external stakeholders.  You will have extensive experience of working in a busy, first response, setting (e.g. medical, social work, etc.). You will have experience of working in a multi-disciplinary context.  Experience of working in Higher Education will be advantageous. An ability to remain calm under pressure and to prioritise work is vital.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Ruth Unsworth, email: ru5@st-andrews.ac.uk  Tel: 01334 462020.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall).  More details can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Further information can be found at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/policy/immigration/.

Please Quote Reference: AD2235AS
Closing Date: 26 July 2019
Interview Date: 13 August 2019
Further Particulars: AD2235AS FPs.docx

Student Services
Salary: £40,792 - £50,132 per annum, (pro rata)
Start Date: as soon as possible