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Head of Student Wellbeing

Listed by Solent Students' Union

Applying

Application deadline: Wed 20 Feb 2019 09:00
You must be 16 years of age or older, be a Full Member of Solent Students’ Union, registered as a student and be studying on an accepted course at Solent University in the academic year 2018/19. To nominate yourself for this role, head to solentsu.co.uk/stand

Salary

£17,685.00

Details

Responsible to:

  • Student Council as an elected representative
  • The Board of Trustees as a Trustee
  • The Chief Executive as an employee

Purpose of the post:

Responsible for representing student membership on all matters relating to student support, health, safety, wellbeing and representing students in the community. To act as a Trustee and Director of the Students’ Union.

Role Specific Responsibilities

  • To be the lead representative of the Union on matters concerning student health, safety and wellbeing to the University and other relevant external bodies.
  • To be the lead representative of the Union on matters concerning the external community; including community strategy, community events and community relationships.
  • To be the lead Officer for ensuring effective Union activity regarding the local community, including the delivery of community initiatives and activity.
  • To be the lead Officer for ensuring effective Union activity regarding student health, safety and wellbeing.
  • To be the lead Officer for ensuring effective Union activity regarding ethical and environmental issues.
  • To liaise with the University, other institutions, the National Union of Students (NUS) and any other relevant legislative or regulatory bodies on behalf of the student membership on issues relating to the local community, student health, safety and wellbeing.
  • To work closely with the Advice Service on matters relating to student health, safety and wellbeing and provide advice to the University on behalf of the student membership on areas for improvement.
  • To take responsibility for running campaigns relating to the local community, student health, safety and wellbeing.
  • To attend relevant local and national conferences, training events and meetings as required.
  • To represent student members and the Students’ Union at any University meetings or working groups if nominated by the President.
  • To foster community with the Students’ Union and University.
  • To sit on the extenuating circumstances panel.

Sabbatical officer general role responsibilities

  • To liaise with the University, other institutions, the National Union of Students (NUS) and any other relevant legislative or regulatory bodies on behalf of the student membership.
  • To take responsibility for running any priority campaign not undertaken by any Student Officer.
  • To attend relevant local and national conferences, training events and meetings as required.
  • To represent student members and the Students’ Union at relevant University meetings or working groups.
  • To represent the Students’ Union at and open the annual Graduation ceremonies of their term of office.
  • To be the main point of contact for both student and external media enquiries, in relation to their mandated area.
  • To identify and raise any issues relating to students.
  • To campaign for the rights of students.
  • To ensure that the needs of students are reflected through the activities of the Union.
  • To liaise with the University, individual schools and departments to encourage student involvement and engagement throughout the University.
  • To work in partnership with all Elected Officers and staff.
  • To attend Trustee Board and produce reports as required.
  • To undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required by the student membership or the Students’ Union.

Democracy

  • To attend and provide reports to Student Council.
  • To attend any meetings as required.

Eligibility to stand

  • You must be 16 years of age or older, be a Full Member of Solent Students’ Union, registered as a student and be studying on an accepted course at Solent University in the academic year 2018/19.
  • To nominate yourself for this role, click here.
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