University of Derby Derby
Summary Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work. Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. About the role The Student Wellbeing Service is an established service for students at the University of Derby, and is a core part of our Student Services and Registry department. Our passion is in our delivery of services to the student community, ensuring we provide the opportunities to all in actively engaging with academic study and student life. The Student Wellbeing Service is currently seeking a composed, empathetic and passionate individual to provide administrative support for our busy service at the Buxton Campus, offering support to a team of Student Wellbeing advisers, and supporting our front desk provision. This is alongside other key duties including administrative support for FE Discretionary funding and the 'University of Derby Assessment Centre' (UDAC) Outreach Centre. In line with our commitment to students to provide an environment that supports personal development and growth alongside academic study, you will be working within our Student Wellbeing Service, and will be vital part of a specialist team committed to delivering a safe, welcoming and confidential range of services to students in further and higher education inclusive of finance and welfare, disability, counselling, health, mental health and more. This role is based at the Buxton Campus, though requires responsibility to include the University's Leek Campus and St. Helena Campus in Chesterfield, with occasional travel required. We therefore require an individual who can demonstrate an inherent ability to work creatively, sensitively and flexibly as part of a widely focussed team. Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.gov.uk/tier-2-general . If you wish to discuss your individual Visa arrangements in relation to this role, please contact us at [email protected] We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.