Mental Health Practitioner, Brighton

Closing date:

Varndean CollegeBrighton

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Start date: asap
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £30,563 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Varndean College


Mental Health Practitioner

12 -20 hours per week, 39 wks per year (term time only)

SFCA Support Staff Scale – Band 7, Salary: £30,564-32,961 per annum pro rata

Varndean College is a popular and successful Sixth Form College based in Brighton. 

We are looking for a driven and enthusiastic person to join our student support services. The Mental Health Practitioner is responsible for the management of mental health related student cases, providing specialist support to students with mental health conditions, liaising with academic and additional support teams and external service providers, conducting risk assessments, providing guidance to staff on students fitness to study and contributing to the college vision to raise awareness.

The successful applicant will be have a professional qualification in nursing, occupational health, therapy or social work and have experience of working across a range of mental health settings. Experience of working with young people with a wide range of mental health needs and extensive experience of managing and accessing mental health risk are essential. 

Closing date:  Monday 26th November 2018 at noon

Interview date:  Tuesday 4th  December 2018 

Application packs for this post can be downloaded from our website at

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More about Varndean College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Surrenden Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 6WQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 508011
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Varndean College is a popular and successful Sixth Form College based in Brighton with over 1400 full-time students aged 16 to 19. In the evenings it opens its doors to the community to offer a wide range of adult education courses. It also provides ...