London, Greater London

£36,926 - £45,547 per year pro rata

Permanent, Part-time

Job Description

Student Wellbeing Adviser

Location: South Kensington Campus, London

Position type: Part time (0.5 FTE), permanent (6 posts)

Salary: £36,926 to £45,547 (pro rata)

Department/Division/Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

Imperial College’s Faculty of Engineering is dedicated to supporting world class education and fundamental research across the full range of engineering disciplines. We are committed to addressing the wellbeing and mental health challenges that students face. These new positions have been created to enhance and develop wellbeing advice and support within departments, for our undergraduate and postgraduate engineering students.

Duties and responsibilities

The key duties and responsibilities of this post are:

  • To provide wellbeing advice and mentoring to students, complementing support provided by Senior Tutor(s) and Personal tutors;
  • To develop health and wellbeing resources, and deliver associated activities and training to students;
  • To work closely with elected student representatives to support student-led wellbeing activities; and
  • To ensure efficient and effective referral to College wide support services.

Essential requirements

In order to be eligible for this position, you will:

  • Have a relevant qualification and experience of working in secondary or higher education with a focus on student mentoring and support in a professional context
  • Have an awareness of safeguarding principles and of data protection guidelines is essential, as is an understanding of the complexities involved in the management of confidential and sensitive information.

Experience of providing counselling support to students and providing staff training would be considered an advantage.

Further Information

There are six part time (0.5 FTE) permanent posts available, across the following engineering departments of: Aeronautics; Bioengineering; Civil and Environmental Engineering; Computing; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; and Materials.

Candidates will need to complete an online application form. CVs will not be considered as part of the selection process.

Please indicate in the supporting statement of your application form:

  • If you have a preference to be based in a particular department(s) and why.
  • If you would like to be considered for two part time positions (i.e. the equivalent of a full time position but based in two different departments).

Closing date: 11 June 2019

Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 8 July 2019.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory (standard/enhanced/enhanced for regulated activity) Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for successful candidates.

Further information about the DBS disclosure process can be found on our website or by telephoning 0870 90 90 811. You may also wish to view the College’s policy statements on the Recruitment and Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Use, Retention & Disposal of Disclosures and Disclosure Information