Bristol Student Mental Health Hub Manager

The University of the West of England
£33,797 - £40322
Contract Type: 
Part Time
Contract Details: 
Fixed term contract
Details of Role: 

UWE is leading a national project, funded by Office for Students, which will improve access to care for students through creating stronger partnerships between universities and local NHS services. The project is creating Regional Hubs in five cities, each developing an integrated approach between university support services and local mental health services, increasing quality and addressing barriers to accessing support.

The Partnership Manager will oversee development and delivery of the Bristol Hub, building partnerships between UWE, University of Bristol, the Students' Unions and local NHS services. They will act as Project Manager for the Hub, co-ordinating meetings, ensuring delivery of agreed action plans, managing the project evaluation, providing project reports, and liaising with the other Regional Hubs.

Please see the attached job description for a thorough description of the role.

About UWE Bristol

We are a well-established university, with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,600 staff. UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West. We are globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries, making this a diverse and interesting place to study. We achieved 89% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Satisfaction survey in 2018, this excellent result puts us as the top university in the South West and in 7th place nationally. In 2018 we were placed in the Guardian's Top 40 Universities in the UK and we achieved TEF Gold status.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity and is a big pull for students and employers alike; a place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It's not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

The post is fixed term until 31 Dec 2021 and part-time, working 30 hours per week.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including:

Generous holiday allowance of 27 Days (pro rata).
Up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition.
Flexible working.
Excellent defined benefit pension schemes.
Option to participate in the cycle to work scheme.
Family-friendly policies.
On-site nursery at our Frenchay Campus.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay Campus, where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students and staff access to everything they need to succeed, with £300m having been spent recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

If you have any queries or would like an informal discussion, please contact Jamie Darwen on 0117 328 6342 or email:

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.

Closing Date: 
Monday, 21 October, 2019 - 23:45
How to Apply: 

Apply through the UWE website by clicking here.

Contact Person: 
Santiago Sonderegger
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
0117 328 6007
Postal Address: 
UWE Bristol, HR Resourcing, Northavon House, Coldharbour Ln, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS16 1QY