Wellbeing Team Graduate Associate Ref: 9712

School/department: Wellbeing, Therapeutic & Residential Life Services
Hours: Full time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term until end of April 2024
Reference: 9712  
Salary: starting at £20,761 to £22,662 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  23 September 2022
Closing date:  18 October 2022.   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBA
Expected start date: November/December 2022


Job description

This vacancy is only open to University of Sussex graduates 2020/2021 or 2021/2022 (UG and PGT) in any discipline

The Department of Wellbeing, Therapeutic and Residential Life Services are seeking to appoint a Graduate Associate to join us within the Wellbeing team. Student Wellbeing is now an integral part of a larger team which encompasses both the University Counselling service and Residential life and gives an opportunity to work with a wide range of staff.  We are looking for someone who will be an enthusiastic team member, who is passionate about working within the wellbeing team to enhance the student experience.

Key duties of this post include:

  • Providing administrative support to the Wellbeing team to ensure smooth running of programmes and activities
  • Identifying contacts and maintaining an up-to-date spreadsheet to facilitate communication with internal and external colleagues
  • Providing practical support to the Wellbeing Officer and Wellbeing Managers when events such as Wellbeing week and Freshers Week are running
  • Putting together health promotion information and ensuring appropriate dissemination

Please contact Max Arnold (studentwellbeing@sussex.ac.uk)  for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

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.

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