Funds Officer

University of the West of England, Bristol - Student Services Department

Our Student Services department are now looking for someone to join the funds team on a part time (29.5 hours) fixed term basis until the 31 July 2018 or the earlier return of the post holder.

The post holder will be responsible in supporting the delivery of front line funds support and advice to students.

The Funds team administer the university's learner support funds and the post holder will be advising students regarding eligibility, means testing and assessing student applications and support.

The post holder will also provide administrative support within the team.

Please note that this post will involve face to face contact with students, often in difficult circumstances.

There will also be a small amount of money handling involved from the emergency fund.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 25 days, pro rata
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

We are a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

The role will require you to work approximately 29.5 hours per week, with some flexibility around which days the post holder can work.

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Ian Stratton on 01173282013 or email to:

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