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Frontline Help & Support Coordinator

£15,816 - £18,162 per annum (Grade 2)
Full time - 36.5 hours per week
Closing Date: 9am Thursday 11 January 2018
Job ref: 100/17

Leeds University Union is a charity that helps over 34,000 students love their time at Leeds. Located at the heart of campus, the Union is a space to meet people, make new friends and get involved.

Find out more about Leeds University Union at www.luu.org.uk or follow us on Twitter@LeedsUniUnion.

I’m really please you are interested in applying for the role of Frontline Help & Support Coordinator at LUU. This is a really exciting time for us as there are lots of new developments for our team over the next year and this new role is a big part of that!

Over the last term we’ve been developing the Help & Support service and have made some significant changes in the services we offer and the way we deliver them. Our focus is to provide help and support to students when they need it. The team deliver first contact information and support on queries ranging from housing, academic and mental health difficulties. Whilst much of this is signposting, we’re looking to increase the proportion of queries the team can help with and your role will be to support the team in this.

We operate a roaming service throughout the whole of the recently refurbished foyer space and our aim is for it to become a welcoming, relaxed and relevant space for students. The Help & Support team support a programme of activity in the foyer which promotes wellbeing and it will be your responsibility to develop this programme.

Day to day, the main part of your role will be to support our student staff; you’ll be the person they look to for help when they are unsure how to help someone. You’ll mainly be based in the foyer, supporting the delivery of the Help & Support service, but you’ll also spend some time away from the frontline attending team meetings, carrying out performance management and staff training amongst other activities.

I hope you are as enthusiastic as I am about the chance to build a better service and help students get help when they need it. If you have any more questions about this or any other aspects of the role, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me, Anna Nixon, Frontline Help & Support Manager. You can call me on 0113 3801 401 or email A.J.A.Nixon@leeds.ac.uk.

To apply, please download the application pack and forms A and B below. Please ensure that you save the forms using your name as the title before completion. Once completed, please return both forms to recruitment@luu.leeds.ac.uk.

Please note that your application should state how you meet the criteria listed within the person specification.

Application Pack

Personal Data Form A

Application Form B

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Closing date: 9am Thursday 11 January 2018

Interviews: Thursday 25 January 2018

LUU is committed to equality and valuing diversity within its employees therefore we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Alternative formats of the application pack and forms are available on request by contacting unihr@leeds.ac.uk.

 
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