Student Money Adviser (Part Time)

Job title Student Money Adviser (Part Time)

Department Student Services

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

Grade Grade 6

SOC Code - Visa Requirements NA

Placed on Friday 26 March 2021

Closing date Sunday 18 April 2021

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CF8198

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The Student Money Advice Service is looking to appoint a part time year-round Student Money Adviser.

The successful candidate will provide a highly professional and proactive student money advice service, offering advice, guidance, and support to all students. You will be responsible for the promotion, administration and monitoring of the University Hardship Fund and other available University funding located within Student Services.

You will proactively manage and resolve a wide range of student-focused case work, requiring advocacy skills, liaising with colleagues within the University alongside those in external organisations such as the Student Loans Company and banks etc. In addition, you will collate and disseminate information on sources of funding and support, both internally to staff and students, as well as externally to prospective students, parents and outside agencies via a range of channels including social media and presentations. 

Our ideal candidate will be a solution-orientated and self-motivated individual, who will adapt their way of working to meet the needs of the team and students. You will join a proactive team to develop and enhance service provision. At times you may be required to support extra curricula activities such as the University open days. 

You will possess excellent communication skills and be able to manage a complex workload where attention to detail is paramount. You will also be expected to have good time management skills, with the ability to work effectively to a variety of deadlines, working on your own initiative but also as part of a team.

The successful candidate will be expected to complete a full, satisfactory DBS check.                                                       

Due to the current COVID-19 situation Student money Advice is temporarily working from home, with occasional on-campus appointments and activities. While this is likely to remain the case for the immediate future, it is anticipated that the role will return to on-campus working. Therefore the post holder will need to be located, or willing to relocate, so that they are able to commute to campus.

This role is part time working 21.9 hours per week (0.6 FTE). 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Andy Leahy at a.m.leahy@bath.ac.uk

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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Further details:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage  before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

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.