Clinical Supervisor – AD2400HM

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 15 Apr 2024

Start Date: As soon as possible.
Part Time: 29 hours per week.

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

  • Counselling, Wellbeing and Mental Health Coordination.
  • Disability, Finance, and Academic advice.
  • Advice and Support Centre.
  • Pastoral support in halls of residence through Halls Life.

The unit offers a wide range of services to students. We aim to provide sector-leading services and have 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). Student Services work to meet the requirements of the University and are flexible enough to respond to changing circumstances. The highly trained staff have knowledge of the wider University as well as experience of legislation and local external networks. Student Services Staff are committed to the vision of working together to help the students have a great University experience.

The post holder will work closely with the Student Services Directorate to provide clinical supervision of staff, one-off debriefing and support to student-facing staff within the university and therapeutic work with a small caseload of students.

In accordance with accreditation requirements the post holder must be eligible for accreditation with the BABCP and either have training in clinical supervision or be willing to complete clinical supervision training. The post holder 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 with students will be advantageous. An ability to remain calm under pressure and to prioritize work is vital.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays.
  • Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions.
  • A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies.

This role is advertised as 4 days per week, between Monday and Friday.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to David Mann, email: [email protected] or Tel: 01334 462020.

Applications are particularly welcome from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience and form a central pillar of the University Strategy. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter and Race Charters). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online: .

This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Information on other visa options is available at or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on [email protected]

Closing Date: 15 April 2024

Interview Date: 25 April 2024

Please quote ref: AD2400HM

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