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Student Wellbeing Advisor (Maternity Cover)

Business School

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Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK


  • Posted on: 03rd Nov 2021
  • Salary: £39,309 - £48,226 (pro rata)
  • REF: BUS00407
  • Closes: 17th November 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Part Time

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

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.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations:

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way

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.

For technical issues when applying online please email support.jobs@imperial.ac.uk .

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