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Residential Assistant - Term Time

Estates & Facilities - General (Estates & Facilities)

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £16,477 to £17,712 per annum pro rata
Fixed Term until June 2022
Hours per Week:  6.7
Closing Date:  Sunday 02 May 2021
Interview Date:  Tuesday 25 May 2021
Reference:  0085-21
Further details:    Job Description    

We are currently recruiting Residential Assistant’s for the period from September 2021 – June 2022 (term-time) at Clanny House and Panns Bank/Scotia Quay.

The role of Residential Assistant is a salaried, fixed term, part-time residential position, offering an out of office hour’s support and guidance to students and guests living in university student accommodation.

The Residential Assistant is a current University of Sunderland student with a minimum of one academic year’s experience of living in student accommodation. They are trained to provide support, guidance and to contribute to the effective smooth running of the student community. Within the role this includes organising social events, attending open days and supporting the university campaigns including sustainability. Their primary role is pastoral care, in providing students with a friendly service, someone to talk to should they have a query or problem. The Residential Assistant can signpost students on to the University support team i.e. health advisors, counselling, and financial support along with Student Union's range of services.

The Residential Assistant is responsible to support and assist Accommodation Services with fire safety, emergency situations and in maintaining good order within student accommodation. For example: observing, correcting, recording and reporting any breach in fire, health and safety regulations, the accommodation handbook and reporting of a defect or repairs. The Residential Assistant must be flexible and could be asked to work at any of our student accommodation sites.

For additional information about these posts please contact Gavin Kirk, the Deputy Accommodation Manager

Please note this is a fixed-term post until June 2022. 

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Please note that this role is not eligible for the Skilled Worker Route in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System. Should you require further information, please visit the Home Office website

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area.

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