Job Title: Adviser
Organisation: Students’ Union – UCL
Location: London
Job Role: Adviser – Education
Salary: £25,001 – £30,000
Closing Date: 27th August, 2018
Job Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full time

Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Purpose of the job

To provide quality legal advice, information and support to students using the Advice Service including casework, representation and advocacy.

To identify policy and campaign issues affecting students using the service and work with the Advice & Advocacy Manager, Sabbatical Officers and Leadership, Development and Change team to raise awareness of the issues.

About the Union:

Students’ Union UCL is an organisation that exists to make more happen. We are the representative body for University College London’s (UCL) students, one of the most diverse student communities in the world.  UCL students have the potential to do anything, and the union leads an essential role in helping them to achieve things they may have never thought possible. As a charity we employ over 70 full-time staff and deliver a wide range of services and representative functions for students.

We celebrated our 125th birthday in June 2018 and launched 125 and Beyond, our new strategic plan that will set us on the path to become one of the best students’ unions in the UK, and more importantly a better students’ union for our 40,000+ members.

Key Requirements

You will be an experienced adviser with experience of giving high quality legal advice and support to students on academic issues, welfare benefits, housing and money problems. You will have the ability to remain impartial and respect confidentiality as well as maintaining accurate and up-to-date records. You will be expected to possess excellent communication and skills and thrive in a dynamic environment.

Interview date 5 September 2018

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