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Higher Education Advisor (HEA) part-time fixed-term (Bath)

Job title Higher Education Advisor (HEA) part-time fixed-term (Bath)

Department Student Recruitment & Admissions

Salary Starting from £29,605, rising to £36,024 pro rata

Grade Grade 6

Placed on Tuesday 12 September 2023

Closing date Tuesday 26 September 2023

Interview date Thursday 05 October 2023

Reference CC10981

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The Wessex Inspiration Network (WIN) is looking for a well organised and fully engaged HE Advisor to work in the Bath area, based at the University of Bath, working with Bath College and Hayesfield School.

WIN is one of the Uni Connect consortia being funded by the Office for Students (OfS). Its aim is to increase progression to higher education in areas where fewer than average numbers of qualified young people continue on to further study.

You will

  • facilitate, coordinate and deliver core elements of the WIN outreach programme for students in Year 11-13, and their key influencers.
  • focus on the development of activities and additional support to encourage progression to higher education for students from specific postcodes and target wards. 
  • work alongside other HE Advisors as a member of the WIN team, which aims to increase progression to higher education in areas where fewer than average numbers of qualified young people continue on to further study.

Further information

This is a part time role working 18.25 hours per week (0.5FTE) for a fixed-term period until July 2024.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Colin Mather on, however please ensure that you submit your application through the University website.

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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Update to our application process

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.