Job Vacancies

 We have the following vacancies available:


Academic Caseworker

Vacancy details

Job Type:                   Full-Time 

Hours:                         35 hour per week        

Location:                    Solent Students’ Union – Southampton

Salary:                        £17,871

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team in the position of Academic Caseworker. The post holder will provide confidential impartial support, advice and advocacy to students about academic regulations, complaints, appeals, extenuating circumstances and other issues relating to their academic and student experience.

The successful candidate will ideally have some knowledge and experience in supporting students, possess excellent communication and organisational skills and understand best practice in a client focussed service. They will have excellent interpersonal skills, a ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to prioritise a changing workload. They will need to accurately maintain case records, demonstrate excellent attention to detail and have the ability to communicate complex information to students, officers, service managers and key University staff.

Solent Students’ Union has a vision that “Every student will have an excellent student experience at Solent University” which is underpinned by our mission to enrich the student experience through opportunities, support, influence and action.

We are a close team of professionals who believe that every student matters and have great aspirations with increasing success. Although the post holder will primarily work on their own initiative, the successful candidate will be a proactive member of the team and will clearly demonstrate a commitment to our organisational values.

For further information or an informal discussion on this post please contact David Woolley, Student Involvement Manager at


Application Information

You can request an application pack by contacting or find appropriate documentation below.

Job Description

Personal Specification

Application Form

Please send all completed applications to by the closing date.

Closing Date: Sunday 28th October 2018 at midnight

Interview Date: Week commencing 5th November 2018


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Student Trustee

Vacancy details

Job Type:                    Student Staff

Hours:                         Please refer to 'Expected time commitment' in Recruitment pack         

Location:                    Solent Students’ Union – Southampton

Salary:                         Unpaid

Solent Students' Union is looking for a Student Trustee. The Trustees are ultimately responsible, individually and collectively, for all activity within Solent Students’ Union. The Board of Trustees is responsible for setting the vision and values of the organisation and for ensuring the delivery of organisational purpose. The Trustees ensure the development of, and agree on a long-term strategy and approve and monitor plans to deliver the strategy.

Further Information

For further information contact

Click here to view the full Student Trustee Recruitment pack

Closing Date: 30th September 2018


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