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Student Adviser
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Salary: NG6 - £40,173 per annum (Inc.LWA)

Department: Student and Academic Services

Location: Central London

We are looking for a full time specialist Student Adviser to join our busy and well established team.  Student Advice is part the Student Advice and Funding team within the Student and Academic Services department at the University of Westminster.  We deliver a wide range of support services for students, including disability learning support, counselling, student funding, scholarships, inter faith advice, career development and library services.

The Student Advice team is led by the Senior Student Adviser and you will be working with one other Student Adviser, our Financial Capability Adviser and two International Student Advisers. You will be expected to take on additional responsibilities, such as maintaining and developing our online resources and written information. We work with both prospective and current students. 

You will be educated to degree level and have at least two year’s experience working as a specialist advice caseworker. You will have professional knowledge and expertise in relation to the Immigration rules as they affect students and of the Student Support, Welfare Benefit and fee status regulations, including a thorough understanding of the rights of EU and EEA national students and their family members. You will have a proven record of recent training in student finance advice and welfare benefits and also preferably hold NASMA accreditation.

You will also have experience of creating and delivering engaging presentations and information sessions for students and will contribute to events such as the International Student Welcome programme.  You will be a great team player, able to manage and prioritise a demanding workload, work well under pressure and keep accurate and compliant case records.                                                                                               

For further information and to apply for this post, please click apply and you will be redirected to our website.

Closing date: Midnight on 23 October 2018

Interviews are likely to be held on: 1 November 2018

Administrative contact (for queries only): Recruitment@westminster.ac.uk

Please note:  We are unable to accept applications by email. All applications must be made online. CV’s in isolation or incomplete application forms will not be accepted.

We are fortunate to receive a large number of applications for our vacancies. Regrettably, we are not able to provide feedback to those job applicants who are not shortlisted, as it simply would not be manageable to do so. 

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