Welfare Advisor

Recruiter
2m Employment
Location
England, West Midlands, Coventry
Salary
£26918.00 - £31177.00 per annum
Posted
15 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
2M-MM12976
Contact
2M Employment Solutions
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Welfare Advisor
Hours: On average 36.5 hours per week. Some weekend and evening working may be required from time to time.
Salary Range: £26,918 - £31,177
Benefits: Contributory Pension Scheme + Life Assurance, 37 days holiday entitlement (includes x 8 statutory bank holidays + 7 customary closure days), Employee Assistance Programme

Who are we?
Warwick Students' Union is a vibrant charity. We are a professionally run, independent organisation, with Warwick students at our centre. Our talented teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives and fulfil potential; we empower them to make all this happen.

The Advice Centre is the only place on campus where students can receive free, independent advice on a wide range of issues including academic, housing and student funding. It is a busy, dynamic centre comprising four permanent staff (including the Manager) and a number of student staff. It is absolutely committed to providing the highest standards of inclusive service to its members.

What is the job?
The Welfare Advisor is a key post to provide front line advice to students, assessing their needs and empowering them to make informed choices and decisions.

Who are you
You must have advice experience. You also need knowledge of the HE sector and challenges facing students and young adults as well as having a successful track record in case work resolution. You must be enthusiastic, have excellent communication skills, be IT literate and be highly self- motivated with an ability to stay calm under pressure whilst ensuring a high level of attention to detail.

Why apply?
Because you are excited by the challenge of working in a diverse role in a student led organisation.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability status. We want to support diverse and inclusive work environments and are actively looking for people who share our values.

For full details of this role and our online application details, please visit warwicksu.com/jobs

Closing Date for applications: 8.30am on 6th September 2019
Interviews: will be held on the 17th & 18th September 2019

You must be available to attend an interview on either of these dates, should you be short listed

Work somewhere professional, but different. Build a career with students' unions

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