Welfare Advisor

Hiring People
£25,735 per year
03 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2018
Hiring People
Contract Type
Full Time

Welfare Advisor 

An exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and committed Welfare Advisor who has a genuine interest in working with and supporting University students, including University groups in London and Scarborough.

The successful Welfare Advisor will join the Student's Union Advice Centre comprising of skilled and experienced advisor's who are committed to contributing to improved outcomes for students.

The post-holder will provide students with independent advice and guidance on a range of issues and academic matters, together with undertaking associated casework to analyse complex problems and recommend solutions.  There will also be opportunities for the Welfare Advisor to support the development of the service and campaigns and strategic activities.

The ideal candidate should hold significant experience of providing advice on a range of issues, including at least four of the following six areas: housing, debt, immigration, welfare benefits, student funding and financial capability.

The successful Welfare Advisor should also hold a minimum of Level 3 qualifications (e.g. A Levels), however a degree or a relevant advice qualification and/or equivalent work experience is highly desirable. You will need also have the ability to communicate using digital technology e.g. video calls, web chat and emails.

This post is permanent working full-time 37.5 hours per week. A flexible approach to working hours is required.

To apply, please click on the link provided and you will be redirected to the Coventry University Students Union website (CUSU) where you will need to register an account and complete their application process. 

Please note CV's will not be accepted.

Applications Close:  22nd July 2018.   

To view the job description and person specification, please visit the Coventry University Student Union (CUSU) website and click on ‘Opportunities’ and then ‘Work for CUSU’. 

Candidates with a disability will be guaranteed an interview, providing they meet all the essential requirements of the post.

CUSU is an equal opportunities employer and is actively committed to promoting equality and diversity, and expects all staff, students and volunteers to share this commitment.

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