Student Welfare Adviser Ref 4416

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: part time (0.6 FTE)
Contract: permanent 
Reference:  4416
Salary: starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 24 September 2020
Closing date: 1 October 2020. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

This vacancy is only available to those currently employed by the University of Sussex or the University of Brighton

Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) is seeking an experienced Student Welfare Adviser to join its student support team. The main purpose of the post will be to support undergraduate and postgraduate students throughout their degree journey.

 The post involves:

  • Providing initial advice to students experiencing personal, health-related, financial, social or academic difficulties and referring them when appropriate to the relevant staff / services within the Universities and/or their NHS partners.
  • Developing, implementing and managing administrative systems to support students throughout their time at BSMS.
  • Anticipating and responding to the information needs of students from pre-arrival through to graduation or further postgraduate study.
  • Providing administrative support, training and advice to staff on student support systems.

BSMS is undergoing a period of growth in student numbers and this post is vital for supporting the student experience.

BSMS is undergoing a period of growth in student numbers and this post is vital for supporting the student experience.  Resilience and excellent customer care credentials are essential. We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Download job description and person specification Ref 4416 [PDF 160.51KB]

 Please note that the University of Sussex is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position, and thus any applicant should ensure that they have the legal right to work in the UK for the period of the post. The University of Sussex requires all successful applicants to provide proof of permission to work in the UK before they commence work. Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website.

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Administrative Staff and Other related faculty [DOC 37.00KB]

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