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Adviser

University College London Union

Location: London
Salary: £28,014 to £32,830 per annum (inclusive of London allowance)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th August 2018
Closes: 27th August 2018
Job Ref: 1740829
Duties and Responsibilities

Purpose of the job

To provide quality legal advice, information and support to students using the Advice Service including casework, representation and advocacy.

To identify policy and campaign issues affecting students using the service and work with the Advice & Advocacy Manager, Sabbatical Officers and Leadership, Development and Change team to raise awareness of the issues.

About the Union:

Students’ Union UCL is an organisation that exists to make more happen. We are the representative body for University College London’s (UCL) students, one of the most diverse student communities in the world.  UCL students have the potential to do anything, and the union leads an essential role in helping them to achieve things they may have never thought possible. As a charity we employ over 70 full-time staff and deliver a wide range of services and representative functions for students.

We celebrated our 125th birthday in June 2018 and launched 125 and Beyond, our new strategic plan that will set us on the path to become one of the best students’ unions in the UK, and more importantly a better students’ union for our 40,000+ members.

Key Requirements

You will be an experienced adviser with experience of giving high quality legal advice and support to students on academic issues, welfare benefits, housing and money problems. You will have the ability to remain impartial and respect confidentiality as well as maintaining accurate and up-to-date records. You will be expected to possess excellent communication and skills and thrive in a dynamic environment. 

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. 

For any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process please contact Megan O'Brien on tel: 020 7679 2502

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date: 27 Aug 2018
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59
Interview date: 5 September 2018

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. 
   
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