University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Education Welfare Advisor

Job details

Job reference

T60380

Date posted

03/04/2024

Application closing date

10/04/2024

Location

Exeter (Hybrid)

Salary

The starting salary will be from £ 32,332 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.

Package

Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

Contractual hours

36.5

Basis

Full-time

Job category/type

Admin, Professional, Managerial

Attachments

T60380 Job Description.pdf
Education Welfare Advisor

Job description

Education and Academic Services

INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

This new full – time post is available immediately on a fixed term basis until the 13th of April 2025.

Summary of the role

A full-time fixed term Education Welfare Advisor post is available to commence from the 15th April 2024 for twelve months as part of the University's Wellbeing and Welfare Team, operationally based within Education Support (Hubs). The post would be a good secondment opportunity for interested colleagues within the University.

Education Welfare Advisors are managed by the Pathway Lead – Education Welfare, but will be expected to maintain an essential communicative and casework relationship within the programme Education Support team. The Education Support Team provides support for teaching administration and delivery of all University of Exeter taught programmes.

These positions offer an exciting opportunity for those wishing to develop their career in Education Support, with an interest in supporting students with additional and sometimes complex needs. We are looking for compassionate, committed and resilient individuals who have the required experience and skills to join this busy team.

You will provide a high level of wellbeing support and advice through the Health, Wellbeing and Support for Study process, as well as guidance relating to our taught programmes of study. You will maintain an extensive knowledge of internal and external wellbeing support services in order to signpost students effectively. An interest in, or experience of events management will also be useful in these roles.

The successful applicants for these posts will have experience of working flexibly both as part of a team and by working independently to deliver an outstanding customer service experience. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills, as well as experience of coordinating support for individuals with health and wellbeing needs.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99 percent of our research is of international quality and 47 percent is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

Benefits

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    Please contact the Pathway Lead – Education Welfare, Sarah O'Brien, by email at [email protected]

    Job details

    Title

    Education Welfare Advisor

    Employer

    University of Exeter

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    April 04, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 10, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    N/A

    About the employer

    The University of Exeter is a public university that focuses on research. It was established in the year 1955. In 1851, it was first formed as Schools of Science and Art. In 1900, its name was then changed to the Royal Albert Memorial College which later converted into a university college of the southwest in the year 1922. And finally, it received its authorization in 1955 as the University of Exeter.

    The university is a part of the Russell Group which contains the top research-intensive universities of United Kingdom and has a total of 3 campuses. Out of all 3, Streatham is the largest campus by area as it contains most of the university's executive buildings.

    Also, it is considered as one of the most beautiful buildings in the nation. Moreover, the Penryn campus is associated with Falmouth University as per a combined initiative.

    The University has more than 25,263 student population who are coming from over 130 different nations. The university organizes its educational and administrative departments into 6 scholastic colleges. There are many research centres and institutes inside the campus. There are more than 200 student societies including creative writing, theatre club, Socialist Students societies, Poker Society and Conservative Future society. The university maintains an athletic union which is responsible for organizing and administrating all the sports activities fairly and actively. The union governs more than 50 sports clubs which have around 5,000 students.

    The university has a great alumni base and actively connects with more than 125,000 alumni in 183 countries across the world. The graduates have been working in different fields. From globally known business leaders and lawyers to inspiring leaders and teachers to highly praised members of the press and artists, this university has proudly touched the lives of its alumni. Some of the much-known alumni of the university are J.K. Rowling (author- famous for Harry Potter series), Ameenah Gurib (Mauritius's 6th President) and Abdullah Gül (Turkey's 11th President).

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