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Job titleSenior Student Advisor- 1 year fixed term – REQ6008 Job referenceREQ6008 Date posted20/07/2021 Application closing date01/08/2021 LocationLondon Salary£32,021 – £37,326 per annum, includes London weighting. Job category/typeProfessional Support Services Attachments Job description

LSBU is committed to enhancing the experience of our students, enabling their success and providing the highest possible levels of support. To this end, all of our student-facing services are located in one place – The Student Centre, and one of the key teams offering support to students in this setting is the Student Advice team.

Within the Student Advice team we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our existing team. As part of the Student Advice Team you will be providing a specialist advice and guidance service to students with finance and welfare queries. Areas of advice include Student Finance entitlement, student budget management, offering financial assistance through LSBU discretionary funding or external funding organisations (including charities), helping to resolve personal issues and offering general academic advice. This will be 1 to 1 work with students and will involve taking on a case load and assessing funding applications.

You will be a problem solver with excellent customer service and communication skills, able to deal sensitively with a diverse range of individuals and enjoy working with people. You must be highly organised, IT literate and able to work both on your own initiative and as part of a team. Some evening and weekend working may be required.

This is a full time, fixed term position, which will end on the 30th April 2022. Applications close midnight Tuesday 3rd August 2021, with interviews likely to be held w/c 16th August. A copy of the job description is attached. 

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Please Note: The Job Reference number for this post is REQ6008

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Employment Visa: Under the UK Governments PSB scheme this role meets the criteria to be sponsored by LSBU for a Skilled Worker Route (SWR) application.

Please be advised that currently LSBU will only support the Certificate of Sponsorship for any employment visas and will not support the payment of the employment visa for the offered candidate and/or dependants.

During the unprecedented situation of Corona Virus (COVID-19), we want to provide some assurance that where possible we are continuing with recruitment to our vacancies and look forward to you applying. Emails will be used to correspond with applicants, please ensure that you use an email account that you regularly monitor. We have provisions to conduct interviews remotely and will direct you to the relevant video interviewing system via email.

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