School Wellbeing Officer (Part-time)

Part Time – 0.5 FTE (18.75 hours per week)
Fixed Term (maternity cover) until approximately 31.10.21
Grade 6
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £27,511 to £30,046, with potential progression once in post to £33,797.
Main Duties
Provide helpful, accurate and expert welfare advice to students on a wide range of issues, tailoring the support service and welfare journey for each student to ensure it meets their needs. This includes following up with individuals following their use of services, to ensure a professional end-to-end welfare service is delivered.
Liaise with, and refer students to, the wider support services and specialist services in the University as appropriate, for example Student Support, Disability Services, or study skills services. The role will be a key contact and link between the School and other support services.
Develop and deliver a range of communications to all students, prospective students and staff around student wellbeing and support, and regularly review and improve the effectiveness of these.
Maintain records of Student Support Agreements to ensure that they are kept up-to-date and accurate.
Skills Experience
Educated to degree level
Experience of working in Higher Education
Understanding of the institutional structures and ways of working in the College and School
Experience of supporting students, preferably in a wellbeing role
Significant understanding of the student experience, issues, and the student lifecycle
Knowledge and experience of managing confidential and sensitive situations with discretion and integrity
Experience of working with confidential data and information, with a working knowledge of data protection policies
Ability to collate and analyse data
Knowledge of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010, and how to actively ensure in day to day activity in own area that those with protected characteristics are treated equally and fairly.
Informal enquires to Neil Nelson, email: n.nelson@bham.ac.uk
Closing date: 22.10.20
To download the details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below, please quote the appropriate Job Ref 59605Z in all enquiries, alternatively information can be obtained from http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/jobs/index.aspx
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