Student Wellbeing Advisor (Maternity Cover)

Job summary

The Student Wellbeing Advisor is an integral role providing a key aspect of our pastoral care offering, working in close collaboration with the Faculty Senior Tutor, Senior Tutors and Programme Directors of the Business School in providing appropriate resources, training and development to support students’ wellbeing. The role works closely with student representatives in developing peer support and in liaising with college support services...

Job listing information

  • Reference BUS00407
  • Date posted 3 November 2021
  • Closing date 17 November 2021

Job description

Job summary

The Student Wellbeing Advisor is an integral role providing a key aspect of our pastoral care offering, working in close collaboration with the Faculty Senior Tutor, Senior Tutors and Programme Directors of the Business School in providing appropriate resources, training and development to support students’ wellbeing.

The role works closely with student representatives in developing peer support and in liaising with college support services in signposting students to appropriate health, support and counselling services.

Duties and responsibilities

The post holder will be expected to lead on the provision of health and wellbeing resources, activities and training within the Business School, developing and leading workshops for both staff and students and managing and promoting wellbeing information.

You will work closely with student representatives in supporting their own initiatives and in identifying and implementing relevant changes to enhance health and wellbeing support.

You will provide effective short-term one-to-one support to students and ensure efficient and effective referral to college wide support services, attending relevant meetings and taking part in working groups where appropriate to help facilitate this.

In addition, you will manage and analyse data on effectiveness of all initiatives. 

Essential requirements

We are looking for previous experience in the secondary or higher education sectors with a focus on student wellbeing, mentoring and support. You must have a Level 2 Certificate in Counselling or equivalent.

 

You should have experience of providing mentoring support to students in a professional context, a comprehensive awareness of safeguarding principles and data protection guidelines (GDPR) and proven experience of providing staff training.

Further information

 

This contract is a maternity cover 12 month part time role.

This role is a part time, open ended post at 17.5 hours per week.

 

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Dr Benita Cox – b.cox@imperial.ac.uk

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination. All employees are expected to follow the Imperial Values & Behaviours framework. Our values are: 

  • Respect              
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence          
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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