Education Support Assistant (Welfare - Exeter)

Exeter, Devon
The starting salary will be from £17,408 on Grade (C), depending on qualifications and experience
10 Oct 2018
07 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Education Support Assistant (Welfare - Exeter)

Education & Student Support

Salary: The starting salary will be from £17,408 on Grade (C), depending on qualifications and experience

Working Hours: Full time and permanent

Location: Exeter University (Streatham Campus)

This full time post is available immediately on a permanent basis within our Student Wellbeing and Welfare team, based at our Streatham Campus in Exeter.

About the role

The post is part of the University’s Wellbeing and Welfare Team, operationally based within Education Support. The Education Support Assistant (Welfare) will be managed by an Education Support Advisor (Welfare) who will have responsibility for a package of Health, Wellbeing and Support for Study (HWSS) activity and general welfare support.

The post will be expected to provide general administrative assistance to the Education Support Advisor (Welfare), principally in support of the University’s formal HWSS process.

About you

We are looking for a committed and organised individual with excellent note-taking skills and a good knowledge of confidentiality and Data Protection issues. The successful applicant for this post will have outstanding written and verbal communication skills, high levels of accuracy and attention to detail, and a willingness to work flexibly as part of a large team in order to meet peak demand needs across the service.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities.  We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 39 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, onsite gym, cycle to work scheme, sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy; and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

For further information, please contact Lynda Barrell by email at

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce

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