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Mind Your Mood

Mind Your Mood

Mind Your Mood is the student-led mental health campaign. It is ran by students, for students, to help raise awareness of mental health issues that affect students at Queen's, and in wider society. It seeks to remove the stigma attached to discussing mental health, encourage students to practice self-care, build resilience, and connect with internal and external support services. 

Through a student-led committee, events, workshops, fundraisers, and social opportunities, Mind Your Mood is a powerful vehicle for change and discussion at Queen's.

Apply For A Paid Opportunity

Mind Your Mood - We're Hiring!

Mind Your Mood are pleased to launch applications for five paid positions, exclusively for students at Queen's!

You can apply at the bottom of this page. 

About the roles

Queen’s University Student Disability & Wellbeing Services requires up to five students to carry out a number of roles in relation to the Queen’s Mind Your Mood student-led Mental Health Awareness Campaign. 

Mind your Mood was established in 2013 delivering educational programmes to students across the University. Since then, it has continued to raise its profile on mental health awareness with the student population at Queen’s.

The successful applicants will work with key stakeholders including the Project Board, Student Disability & Wellbeing Services, the Students’ Union, and external organisations such as Aware NI to co-ordinate, design and brand the next phase of the programme.

The students will also be involved in redeveloping the structure and content of the programme based on ongoing research conducted alongside the campaign.

Together, these five successful applicants will work on the implementation and delivery of the Mind Your Mood campaign on a whole-university approach.

Therefore, the five roles available are:

  1. Mind Your Mood - Lead Co-ordinator
  2. Mind Your Mood - Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS) Ambassador
  3. Mind Your Mood - Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences (EPS) Ambassador
  4. Mind Your Mood - Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences (MHLS) Ambassador
  5. Mind Your Mood - Project Support Officer

If you are not sure what Faculty your School/course is a part of, you can view the full list here.

These posts is available from week beginning Monday 22 August 2022 until 30 June 2023. The hours of each roles are set out below.

Please Note:

These roles are office-based / campus-based. However, the department may be able to implement a remote induction for successful applicants should they not be physically in Belfast at the time of induction. This would be a short-term measure until you arrive in Belfast, and thereafter, successful applicants should be expected to be on-campus for the full duration of the posts. 

Hours and Pay

The pay for these roles will be £9.50 per hour.

  • The Lead Co-ordinator will typically work between 10-12 hours per week.
  • Each of the Faculty Ambassadors will typically work between 8-10 hours per week.
  • The Project Support Officer will typically work between 8-10 hours per week.

How to Apply?

Interested applicants can apply through QWork via the relevant links below.

Please apply through an up-to-date CV with your education and employment history, including any paid and voluntary roles you have undertaken, as well as the experience and skills you acquired.

Please submit a supporting cover letter. There is no minimum or maximum word limit, but a minimum suggestion would be 400+ words.

Please note: we strongly recommend that you complete your application beforehand in a word processing software such as Microsoft Word. This is so that you can perfect your application, as once it is submitted, you will be unable to amend your application thereafter. 

Closing Date

Applications close at 11:59PM (Belfast time) on Monday 18 July 2022. Late applications will not be accepted.

Anticipated Interview Date

Interviews are currently anticipated to take place on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 July 2022 via Microsoft Teams (you may wish to hold time in your schedule on this date if invited to interview).

Queries about the Roles?

Informal queries on the role can be directed to mindyourmood@qub.ac.uk 

Important Notice for International Students

 

National Insurance Number

If you are creating a new QWork account, and do not currently have a National Insurance Number, you can add a Temporary number in format TN 010101 M ('TN' followed by your Date Of Birth, Male/Female).

Please visit NI Direct or Gov.uk on applying for a NI number. As soon as your NI number is available, please send it to QWorkAdmin@qub.ac.uk.

 

UK Bank Account

If you are an international student who does not yet have a UK bank account, you can proceed with your application and leave Step 3 (the part that asks for bank details) blank. This will allow you to apply for the job.

Whenever you do get a UK bank account, you will then need to log into QWork using the email address and password you registered with. This will bring you back to the incomplete profile, and you can add in your bank details then.

Please note that while it is fine for you to apply for the job without a bank account, if you are successful and are appointed to the role, you will not be able to complete any work until you have one.

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