Social Policy Trainee – Sheffield Students’ Union
Are you a creative, adaptable, motivated individual from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background, enthusiastic about your own development as well as all matters relating to student welfare. As a trainee at Sheffield Students’ Union you would support student leaders to implement change in this area on a local and national level with full support from mentors and an exciting, wrap-around training programme.
Sheffield Students’ Union is a dynamic and ambitious organisation that recognises that we do not fully reflect our student members and diverse community. We are committed to transforming our culture and this traineeship forms one part of the race equity objectives through which we aim to make this a reality.
What will you be doing in the role?
Based in the Advice Centre, the purpose of this role is to work collaboratively with Officers, committees, student groups and Students’ Union staff, providing specialist support, advice and research on all matters relating to student welfare and wellbeing.
What you can expect from us?
We care about your career and so in addition to the Students’ Union wellbeing activities and staff benefits which range from a buddy scheme to free health assessments, we will provide a variety of development activities tailored to you as an individual, including:
What are we looking for?
For this trainee position we are looking to recruit someone from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background with:
The practical details
Salary: £18,703 per annum.
You will work in an exciting and progressive environment and enjoy great staff benefits:
Location: The University of Sheffield Students’ Union, Weston Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TG
Hours: 35 hours per week
Closing date: 25th November @ 11.45pm
Start date: January 2020
The next steps will be:
We want to support you to do your best during the application process, so please do get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have. Additionally, if you have a disability, mental health condition or any other additional needs (such as dyslexia, autism or anxiety), please do let us know so we can tailor the process to suit you.