Mental Health Support Worker, Cambridgeshire


Posted 1 week ago | ref: 209993

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Protocol are working with a fantastic client, who are currently recruiting for a Mental Health Support Worker, to provide support and guidance to university students struggling with an existing or emerging mental health condition.

You will be an experienced professional, with a background working in mental health support as a mental health nurse, mental health social worker or psychological wellbeing practitioner. You will need to be a registered practitioner with either the HCPC, NMC or Social Work England as well as a demonstrable understanding of the support needs of higher education students.

You will also have excellent communication skills, be able to manage sensitive situations with both students and staff and promote mental health awareness within the university.

The ideal candidate will be flexible, as the role will be largely based around working remotely. We are looking for both part-time and full-time availability, with a view to start as soon as possible. 

If you find you may be interested in this role and would like further information, please contact us on 

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first. We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone. Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The legal bit

Protocol promotes equal rights and is an employment business under The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. Work is undertaken on a self-employed basis under contract with Protocol. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for all Protocol assignments. All positions advertised by Protocol comply with the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.

As a result of the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we might not be able to respond to every candidate with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.

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