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Harassment & Wellbeing Adviser

Student Advisory and Wellbeing Services

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £30,058 to £32,631 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 08 October 2021
Reference:  0921-361

Full-Time, Permanent

Applications are invited for the post of Harassment & Wellbeing Adviser in the Student and Academic Services Department. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to act as our first point of contact for students experiencing and reporting harassment or violence, including through our RH Be Heard portal, and to provide specialist advice and support and co-ordinate referrals to internal and external services as needed.  

The Harassment and Wellbeing Adviser will support informal early resolution where appropriate and prepare referrals for cases where there has been a suspected case of misconduct working closely with the Conduct & Investigations Adviser and Student Conduct Officer. The role will also work alongside the Wellbeing Advisers to offer routine general student wellbeing support.  Working closely with professionals in Student Advisory & Wellbeing and the wider Student & Academic Services directorate, the successful candidate will contribute to the supportive and transformative university experience we strive to provide for our students.

Candidates should have experience of offering wellbeing support & guidance to those who have experienced harassment or violence and a good understanding of the dynamics of the impact of such behaviour.  A thorough understanding of the criminal justice system is desirable and candidates must be able to demonstrate a strong awareness and knowledge of the HE sector approach and response to the pursuit of zero tolerance of harassment and violence.  The successful applicant will also be able to demonstrate a high level of emotional resilience and be equipped to manage and respond to complex and emotive student issues. The ability to work at a fast pace in crisis situations and to pay close attention to detail will be important in the role.  

This is a full-time and permanent post, available immediately.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Helen Groenendaal, Head of Wellbeing department on helen.groenendaal@royalholloway.ac.uk.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.uk. For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk

Please quote the reference: 0921-361 

Closing Date:   Midnight, 8th October 2021  

Interview Date: 22nd October 2021 

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration.

 

Further details:    Job description and Person Specification    
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Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.


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