Mental Health Advisor

Closing Date
WorkplaceCambridge, East of England, UK

Mental Health Advisor

Cambridge University Mental Health Advice Service is seeking to recruit Mental Health Advisors to support students with serious or enduring mental health problems and help them access the specialist services they need.

You will work with staff in the Colleges, Counselling Service and Disability Resource Centre, as well as with Cambridge & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, to develop and enhance mental health support to students of the university. You will also be responsible for assessing students’ fitness to study when emotional or mental health problems are affecting their academic progress.

This is a significant position in this large, busy and well-respected multi-disciplinary service.

You will be professionally qualified as a Registered Mental Health Nurse, Mental Health Social Worker or Psychologist, and have significant relevant work experience.

Recruitment is for two full-time permanent positions, as well as for one full-time fixed term position until 31.08.2024 and one 0.9FTE fixed-term position until 01.11.2023. In your application please specify if you would only like to be considered for the permanent roles.

We are currently working in a hybrid model. You will need to take this into consideration as you do need to be able to work in a secure environment whereby all information will be managed in a confidential manner at all times.) Further information about the Service, is available from: ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

The post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.

When applying please upload your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role.

Click the ’Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

If you have any technical difficulties submitting your online application, please contact the recruitment team (email ).

Please quote reference XD31723 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information


University Counselling Service, Cambridge








15 June 2022

Closing date

10 July 2022

In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 2310770.