Wellbeing Manager Ref: 9037

School/department: Human Resources/Organisational Development Team
Hours: full time or part-time hours up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 9037
Salary: starting at £43,414 to £51,805 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 09 September 2022
Closing date: 06 October 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: To be confirmed

Job description

We are entering an exciting period at the University of Sussex, with a new Vice Chancellor, Professor Sasha Roseneil, and a redesigned Human Resources Executive Team, with ambitious goals. We are in the process of positioning ourselves to provide the very best employee experience for all our colleagues and we are seeking a highly experienced Wellbeing Manager to join us in a new role and to work within our Organisational Development Team. You will:

  • Lead the development, creation and implementation of our employee wellbeing strategy and action plan, to support and enrich the wellbeing of all University of Sussex employees.
  • Work across our four pillars of wellbeing: social, mental, physical and financial wellbeing, ensuring we have a strong inclusive offer across all four areas that is relevant and refreshed to support the ever changing needs of our employees.
  • Ensure we have a wellbeing framework that is aligned with our values and our organisational purpose, that engages our employees and enables us to be recognised as an employer of choice.

Please contact Cathy McDonnell, c.mcdonnell@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries.


The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 9037) (PDF 185KB)

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) 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.

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