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VACANCY: Wellbeing and Community Worker

Coventry University Students’ Union is looking for a dynamic and inspirational worker who can work confidently, proactively, on their own initiative and in partnership to provide innovative and engaging Community Wellbeing and mental health services for our students, on an individual and group basis to a diverse student population.

Temporary - 12 months

Salary £26,723 pa

Coventry University Students’ Union is looking for a dynamic and inspirational worker who can work confidently, proactively, on their own initiative and in partnership to provide innovative and engaging Community Wellbeing and mental health services for our students, on an individual and group basis to a diverse student population. You will develop, deliver and coproduce a range of Community Well Being activities and services, to deliver life changing support to our students in achieving their goals and improve their wellbeing, particularly focusing on our hard to reach student groups.

Duties will include providing support to help young people in education recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by delivering events and activities aimed at promoting student wellbeing, health and peer support throughout the student journey. 

You must hold a degree or have significant experience in supporting mental health and wellbeing for young people.   Experience of working on wellbeing community projects, including digital campaigns and of planning and delivering workshops and training on mental health, wellbeing and peer support is essential.

In return we offer a generous annual leave allowance, works pension scheme, a range of staff benefits and discounts and development opportunities. 

This post is temporary for one year, working full-time 37.5 hours per week, however a flexible approach to working hours is required.  Please note that this post will be working remotely initially, however when restrictions are lifted will be required to work on-site as required.

We are especially keen to encourage expressions of interest from people currently under-represented within the organisation, these include but are not limited to those from the LGBT+ community, people with disabilities, and those from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background.  Candidates with a disability will be guaranteed an interview, providing they meet all the essential requirements of the post. 

Applications Close:  Sunday, 20th June 2021.  Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Please note that CUSU reserve the right to close the advert before the advertised closing date should a sufficient response have been received. 

Click here to view the job description and person specification.

Use the following link to download and submit your application Download and Submit Application

CUSU is an equal opportunities employer and is actively committed to promoting equality and diversity, and expects all staff, students and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you have any queries, please contact cusupersonnel.su@coventry.ac.uk

This project is funded by a grant from NHS Charities Together, working in conjunction with UHCW Charity.

 

 

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