Head of Student Counselling, Mental Health & Accessibility Service 

City, University of London

Location: London, United Kingdom

Department: Student and Academic Services

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

SALARY MIN: £56,586

SALARY MAX: £63,668

Job Summary: City is seeking a new Head of Counselling, Mental Health & Accessibility Service - a key high profile institutional role in leading and developing specialist support teams in counselling, mental health, neurodiversity and disability.


The Head will develop a clear and innovative strategy for the service and help shape City’s overall approach to student support and wellbeing. They will work closely with senior professional and academic staff, centrally and across our Schools, to ensure the service best supports City’s student body.

They will establish and develop strong internal and external networks. The Head will be a strong and experienced leader and, where necessary, lead on complex student casework.

Person Specification

The Head of Service will have a professional or postgraduate qualification with relevance to mental health and wellbeing support provision and demonstrable professional experience of working in a service supporting predominantly young people, possibly in high education, but this is not a necessity.

City’s diversity reflects that of London. The role-holder will need proven experience in and commitment to developing our services in line with all forms of diversity and difference.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

To apply and for more information about the post please use the links below.

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture, for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or social class. For more information on our approaches to encouraging an inclusive environment, please see our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Pages.

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