Peer Support Co-ordinator (part-time role)

Job title Peer Support Co-ordinator (part-time role)

Department Students' Union

Salary Starting from £26,715, rising to £32,817 pro rata

Grade Grade 6

Placed on Thursday 22 July 2021

Closing date Thursday 05 August 2021

Interview date Tuesday 17 August 2021

Reference CC8497

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As the Peer Support Co-ordinator, you will work closely with the Peer Support Manager to develop and co-ordinate Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) and Peer Mentoring schemes in the Students’ Union

Each year, the Peer Support Team recruit, train and support over 1000 student volunteers to deliver peer-led support to their fellow students. You will support these volunteers and colleagues from across the University to lead and develop existing schemes and introduce new schemes. 

We are looking for a creative individual with a drive to improve the experience of students. You will have experience in developing and delivering interactive and engaging training to a wide range of audiences. You will also have experience co-ordinating multiple projects and working with a range of different stakeholders.

We offer competitive salaries, a vibrant and fun working environment, and flexible working to enable your work-life balance. More than just a “job”, this is an opportunity for committed and ambitious people to help shape our organisation and the lives of the students we represent. Our staff enjoy a safe and pleasant working environment, with a variety of benefits. Join us and be part of our story!

This role is offered on a part-time basis of 29.2 hours per week.

For any informal enquiries about the role, please contact Sam Cook, Peer Support Manager ( but please submit your application via the University website.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

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.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.