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Applications Adviser

Job title Applications Adviser

Department Careers Service

Salary Starting from £23,715, rising to £27,131 per annum

Grade Grade 5

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 3564

This role is sponsorable

Placed on Monday 01 August 2022

Closing date Tuesday 30 August 2022

Interview date Tuesday 13 September 2022

Reference ML9629

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We are currently offering an exciting opportunity for an Applications Adviser in the Careers Service Team at the University of Bath.

About the role:

You will support students and recent graduates of the University of Bath by providing appropriate, relevant and up-to-date information and feedback on job, internship and further study applications (CVs, application forms, covering letters and personal statements).

Some evening working (up to 7 pm) may be required up to one evening a week. You may also be required to contribute to occasional events taking place on Saturdays, for which TOIL will be given.

This role is offered on a full time (36.5 hours per week) permanent basis.

About you:

Our ideal applicant will be able to:

  • Have at least first-degree level or equivalent
  • Have some employment experience in a related role such as recruitment, or careers/employability advice
  • Demonstrate knowledge of application processes for sectors of work or areas of further study likely to be of interest to University of Bath students and graduates would be an advantage
  • Deal with a variety of people and situations, and respond appropriately

About us:

The Careers Service at the University of Bath provides services to more than 16,000 current undergraduate and postgraduate students, Research Staff, and recent graduates. The Service’s professional team work with colleagues across the University to deliver high quality and professional careers support via bespoke activities within University Faculties and to individuals through centrally-provided services. In this role you will work closely with students and recent graduates to provide feedback and advice on their applications to internships, graduate positions and further study. There will be additional opportunities to contribute to the wider work of the Careers Service, for example by supporting marketing activities and attending events as required.

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award.

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce;
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

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. 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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Living Wage

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

Visa information:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa 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.

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 the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.