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follow link Senior Mentoring Officer – Aspire to HE, Directorate of Recruitment and Partnerships

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This is a new and exciting opportunity to play a leading role on the work of the new Aspire to HE consortium that is part of the HEFCE-funded National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP). NCOP aims to increase the number of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in higher education by 2020. Inspiring and addressing any unfounded pre-conceptions that university is ‘not for them’ is crucial to this end.

Reporting to the Aspire to HE Hub Manager you will be responsible for all mentoring which takes place as part of the Aspire to HE programme of activity, including provision provided externally in support of the Hub Manager.

You will be required to establish, design, manage and monitor a mentoring Programme for targeted pupils as part of a wider programme of interventions. You will have a degree and experience of working on projects, ideally related to Mentoring.  In addition you will have experience of working with schools and young people. An understanding of widening participation issues and factors that affect young people and their progression to higher education is required. Fixed term post until 31 December 2018. Salary: £30,688 to £33,518 pa. C losing Date: 22 January 2018. Further information:


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The International Office are seeking applications for the above post which ensure an effective and efficient admissions process for international applicants from application to enrolment. The current international student population in the University is approximately 2,000. The University is committed to growing its international position and increasing the number of international students. This post is instrumental in achieving these important targets.

Ideal applicants will have experience in working within a higher education institution, preferably experience of the main clearing houses or university administration. Closing date: 22 January 2018. Salary: £27,219 to £30,071 incl. London Weighting per annum. Further information:


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Next Steps South West is looking for a strong relationship-builder with an interest in Widening Participation to coordinate and deliver outreach activities in target schools. The NSSW Devon Outreach Officer supports the Devon outreach provision for the National Collaborative Outreach Programme. This programme is funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to encourage awareness of, and access to, Higher Education for identified individuals from target groups in schools where progression to HE is low.

This is a unique opportunity to support the work of a collaboration of key stakeholders, comprising all the universities and FE/HE colleges in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. You will assist in the delivery of core outreach projects in schools in Devon, in line with strategy and direction from the NSSW Devon Team Leader. Relationship-building with internal stakeholders is central to the role, in particular with the other NSSW Outreach Officers in partner institutions, the central team and in Somerset and Cornwall. You will liaise with external stakeholders including target schools in Devon and other partner organisations.

Line management of this post will be through the University of Plymouth, as the lead institution for NSSW.  The main base for this post will be at the University of Plymouth and there will be a requirement to travel within the South West.

Full-time position on a fixed-term basis until 31 December 2018 in the first instance. doxycycline order online UK follow link Closing date: 1 February 2018. Salary: £21585 to £24285 pa.

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watch Project Manager (Looked After Children) South Yorkshire Futures (0.5FTE / 18.5 hours per week)

South Yorkshire Futures is a new government backed social mobility partnership being led by Sheffield Hallam University to improve the life chances of South Yorkshire’s young people. The programme aims to build a shared vision for the role of education in improving social mobility in South Yorkshire, bringing a more joined-up approach and improved collaboration in three areas – preparation (early years); performance (primary and secondary) and aspiration (further education, higher education and work). See

This role will lead and deliver a scoping project to make recommendations to support a bolder, South Yorkshire wide enriched offer for Care Leavers and Looked After Children throughout their educational journey. The aim is to support educational attainment, decision making, support for transition points and ultimately supporting them to realise and reach their potential. really looking for someone with experience in this area – and the hours and days worked can be really flexible. Salary: £38,833 to £49,149 per annum (pro rata) dependent on experience. Part time fixed term post for 6 months go . Closing date: 5 February 2018.

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cipro prices USA Senior Inclusion And Diversity Consultant, Inclusive Employers, central London.

Established in May 2011, Inclusive Employers is the UK’s first and leading membership organisation for employers looking to build inclusive workplaces. We offer consultancy, training and thought leadership, to help our members and clients make inclusion an everyday reality in their workplace. Working with a variety of organisations in the public, private and third sectors, we provide bespoke initiatives to help build inclusive cultures.

To help grow Inclusive Employers through the provision of high quality member support, training and consultancy, key activities include: advising; building relationships; developing and delivering learning interventions; innovation.

Application by CV and covering letter. This will be a name blind recruitment process (we will remove your name from your CV and covering letter prior to shortlisting). Please ensure that you submit your documents are in a format that enables us to make this edit.

Although this is a full time post and is based in central London (Waterloo), we will consider part time/job share applications. Salary: £35 – £45k p.a. Closing date: 5 February 2018.

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University Counsellor, Wellbeing Services, University of Warwick,

Due to maternity leave, the University Counselling Service has additional resource (fixed term 15 month maximum) to appoint a professionally qualified and experienced counsellor to join our dynamic team working with students and staff who present with a wide range of issues.

You will be professionally trained and accredited (through BACP or equivalent) and experienced in working with predominantly short term counselling interventions and will appreciate the benefits of this brief work in the Higher Education context. You will have a clear and demonstrable understanding of the application of counselling in a Higher Education institution.

You will be a team player with a pragmatic, positive, ‘can-do’ approach. You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and administrative skills and an ability to manage your own workload to meet the needs of the service. You will also contribute to the continuing development of university support provision.

Part time(28 hours per week), fixed term contract cased in Coventry. Start date mud-March 2018. Salary: £39,992 to £47,222 pro rata per annum. Closing date: 12 February 2018. Further information:


WP Project Officer, Royal Veterinary College

Located in Camden, North London this is an exciting opportunity to take a leading role in the implementation and continued development of the Royal Veterinary College’s Widening Participation activity; to promote Higher Education and increase the number of students from under-represented groups entering veterinary medicine, veterinary nursing, veterinary bio-science and biological sciences programmes.

The post holder will be responsible for the implementation and delivery of a range of widening participation projects, and the development and refinement of all our Widening Participation activity to further improve best practice under the direction of the RVC Outreach Manager.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills, able to work with a variety of people from different backgrounds and should be able to work independently on your own areas of work as a constructive member of a team.

The post holder should have experience of project management, excellent organisational, communication and analytical skills, and a strong interest in and commitment to widening of educational participation. Teaching experience at secondary level would be an advantage but is not essential. Salary: £33,739 to £43,215 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting. Closing Date: 15 February 2018. Further information: