Welfare Advisor

Recruiter
Warwick Students Union
Location
Coventry
Salary
£25949 - £30055/annum
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Welfare Advisor
Hours: Full Time - Approximately 36.5 hours per week. These hours are to be worked Monday to Friday, with occasional days at weekends.
Salary: £25,949.00 - £30,055.00 per annum
Benefits: 22 days holiday and no less than 15 days for Christmas, New Year, Easter, May-Day, Spring and late Bank holidays (or days in lieu thereof), Pension Scheme

Warwick Students’ Union prides itself on providing the highest standards of service to its members. This is particularly true of our Student Advice Centre which provides practical advice, information and representation in areas of academic advice, student funding, housing, money advice and other student related advice areas for our members.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and tenacious individual, experienced in a formal advice work setting with a proven track record in casework resolution. In addition to general advice work, experience of any of the above specialist areas is desirable but not essential as training will be given; it is crucial that you have an enthusiasm for and commitment to supporting students in Higher Education.

In order to succeed, you must possess excellent planning and organisation skills. Listening and interviewing skills are essential for this role. You must also possess excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and be able to work as part of a team.

Knowledge and experience of generalist advice work and casework resolution is essential for this role

In return you will be working with a very rewarding client group, you will receive support in your professional development and most importantly, you will enjoy coming to work.

For further information about the post please click 'Apply' and ensure you include a valid email address as you will be sent further instructions.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 9.00am on 2nd August 2017

INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 4th August 2017 (You must be available to attend an interview on this date should you be short listed)

Warwick SU is committed to anti discriminatory practices and works to ensure all people are able to give their best to the SU. All decisions are taken on merit. We would encourage applications from all sections of the community in order to improve the diversity of the workforce