Human Resources

Becky Gallagher is the Student Development Manager (Joblink & Skills Training) at the University of Bath

Amy Vallender is the HR Operations & Recruitment Manager

Simon Paul is the Payroll Supervisor

Recruiting and employing casual student staff

Date(s):  tbc

Time: 10.30am - 12.00 noon

Presenter(s): Becky Gallagher, Amy Vallender & Simon Paul

About this course

This session will explain the process from the initial job advert through to selection and appointment of student staff. This will include the paperwork, ID checks and working regulations and the skills students can gain through this employment. There will be a question and answer session for your queries.

The session is also useful as a refresher course for ALL staff, as some legislations have changed.

Learning outcomes 

By the end of the session you will be able to:

  • Confidently engage student staff and understand the process from recruitment to engagement
  • answer basic questions around tax, national insurance, e-timesheets and pay
  • explain the Tier 4 booking system to students and colleagues
  • use the casual listings check to use resources effectively

Effective Behaviours Framework (EBF)

This course will also help you to develop skills and knowledge related to the EBF behavioural groups highlighted below:


Please note that attending the course does not provide evidence of achieving these behaviours; you will need to demonstrate them by applying your skills and knowledge.

Who should attend this course

This course is suitable for:

  • all staff who employ student staff on a casual basis
  • all staff who wish to attend as a refresher, as some legistlations have changed


Please note that we do not hold a waiting list for this course.

To book a place on a published course date please email, including the course title and date, your name and any access requirements you may have.  Alternatively, you can call extension 6369.

We assume that if you need permission or agreement to attend this course you will have arranged this before booking.

Courses are scheduled subject to room availability. We will do our best to find rooms but if no rooms are available we may be forced to postpone or cancel the event.