|Salary:||£27,929 to £32,348 per annum|
|Placed On:||3rd February 2023|
|Closes:||5th March 2023|
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 05 March 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Student and Education Services are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced individual to join our Wellbeing team as a Racial Harassment Adviser. The successful candidate will work with a caseload of students to provide advice and support related to issues surrounding racial harassment. The Adviser will also play a key role in raising awareness, fostering stakeholder relationships and promoting the ‘Expect Respect’ agenda to the university community. The Student Wellbeing Team plays a significant role in enhancing the quality of our students’ experience, and to achieve this, strong collaboration is required with colleagues in other areas of the University.
The Student Wellbeing service offering includes: a 24/7 Open Door drop-in service, wellbeing workshops, events, a team of wellbeing practitioners, self-help resources and short-term counselling.
Main duties include:
The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, and proven experience in relevant sectors. If you have experience of working with those impacted by racial harassment, wellbeing concerns, or by Sexual Harm and Violence and are passionate about raising awareness we welcome your application. An understanding of working within a Higher Education setting would be beneficial but is not essential.
This permanent post is offered on a full-time basis, working 35 hours a week. The role offers flexible working with a blend of on campus and home working. The successful candidate will get involved in the wider Wellbeing Team’s outreach work on some weekends spread across the academic calendar. The position offers a starting salary of £27,131, rising with length of service, alongside a generous annual leave entitlement, contributory pension scheme and a range of other benefits.
We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly and those who have taken a career break. For further information please visit https://www.southampton.ac.uk/diversity/index.page
We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect, and equality of opportunity to meet the needs of our diverse student population. We select candidates based on merit and ability and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workforce. We particularly encourage Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME), LGBTQ+ and disabled applicants to apply for this position. We are strongly committed to diversity in both the academic and student population.
If you would like more information about this vacancy, please contact Lead Practitioner Gemma Charles – email@example.com or Lead Practitioner Marie Fall – M.firstname.lastname@example.org
A standard DBS may be required for this role.
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