Student Mental Health Programmes Manager

Job title Student Mental Health Programmes Manager

Department Student Services

Salary Starting from £40,792, rising to £48,677 Per Annum

Grade Grade 8

Placed on Thursday 22 August 2019

Closing date Sunday 15 September 2019

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CF7033


The Directorate of Student Services, is seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic professional to an exciting new role which will lead on delivering preventative student mental health programmes that reduce the incidence, recurrence and impact of mental ill-health on student well-being, academic success and employment outcomes. The role will also support the Deputy Director in managing complex student situations and contracts with external service providers that support student mental health.

The post holder will have the opportunity to contribute to enhancing student well-being and success within the context of Student Services whilst working closely with other Professional Services, Academic Departments, the Students’ Union and community based agencies.  Student Services comprises Counselling & Mental Health, Wellbeing, Disability, and Student Money Advice services

The successful applicant will have a relevant academic qualification, professional registration (i.e. state-registration) in the areas of Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or allied health professions; extensive experience of delivering mental health and well-being services; demonstrable experience of managing health promotion, prevention activities; project management and effective interpersonal and communication skills.

This post is full time (36.5 hours) and will require the post holder to work flexibly over the week with some out of hours responsibilities.   

Any successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


You will also be entitled to a very generous 19.5% employer contributory pension (8.8% employee contributions) as well as the following employee benefits: 

  • 39 days holiday pro-rata, (annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays)
  • A flexible working environment
  • Ofsted outstanding rated onsite nursery
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work)
  • Interest-free loans for public transport seasons tickets and motorcycle purchases for commuting
  • Onsite private and NHS dentist, onsite medical centre
  • Discounted physiotherapy service 

For more information about this role, please contact Anthony Payne, Director of Student Services by email  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.