Wellbeing Advisor

£30,395 - £33,199 per annum
14 Mar 2019
25 Mar 2019
Contract Type

The Academic Section is part of the University's Professional Services and is headed by the Academic Registrar. The Section is responsible for managing all aspects of student and academic administration and plays a central role in delivering the University's commitment to excellence in education across the institution.  

The Student Life Directorate is part of the Academic Section and encompasses the Employability and Careers, Student Engagement, Talent Development and the Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity services. We are committed to innovation and continuous enhancement within our services; and to working collaboratively across all areas of the University, and beyond, for the benefit of our students.

You will be a part of the Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity service, which is responsible for providing a professional and proactive service for students within a wider safe, healthy and inclusive environment.  We are looking for someone with a professional approach who is able to identify opportunities for collaborative working and can contribute to our vision for proactive and diverse services aimed at supporting students to thrive and get the most out of their time at Essex.    

Duties of the Role

You will contribute to the development and delivery of a professional and proactive service for students within a wider safe, healthy and inclusive environment.  A service that supports our students to fulfil their potential as individuals and to enable them to be active participants in their own educational experiences and the transformational opportunities available to them at Essex.

The Advisers will also develop and deliver proactive wellbeing initiatives and interventions based on partnership and integration.

Skills and qualifications required

You will have a good general education at least to degree standard, or equivalent, plus a relevant professional qualification. Your experience will include working with people with a range of emotional and mental health difficulties and you will able to take responsibility for resolving complex matters including during crisis situation for students. 

We are looking for someone who can manage multiple projects and priorities plus demonstrate an enabling approach for students.  

There is one part time post available, to be based at the Southend campus, but travel will be required to other campuses 

Due to the nature of the work, this appointment is subject to a criminal record check, known as a Disclosure.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please visit our website (http://www.essex.ac.uk/vacancies/) for a full job description, person specification and more information relating to this post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application.  Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please telephone the Resourcing Team (01206 876559).

Interviews are planned for:  Week commencing 15 April 2019

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