University of the West of England
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The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) invites applications for the post of Administrative Assistant (Time for Dementia). Based at Glenside Campus, the post holder will support the UWE Bristol delivery team for the Time for Dementia programme (https://www.bsms.ac.uk/research/neuroscience/cds/time-for-dementia/time-for-dementia.aspx
The post-holder will have regular communication with UWE Bristol undergraduate health and social care students, people with dementia, and carers of people with dementia. As well as working with the UWE Bristol programme teams, the post-holder will also work closely with BSMS academic and administrative staff, colleagues in administrative and academic units in the parent universities and staff in NHS partner organisations.
Applicants should have a good standard of education and possess excellent IT, communication and organisational skills. The post requires a high level of personal responsibility and initiative. Lived experience of Dementia would be advantageous.
Where is this role based?
This post is based at our Glenside Campus which is set within beautiful grounds in Stapleton, just three miles north east of Bristol City Centre. Regular bus services link the campus to the main Frenchay site, the city centre and surrounding areas, and nearby Bristol Parkway train station.
Home to UWE Bristol, College of Health, Science and Society , Glenside Campus offers excellent teaching facilities, these include a selection of inter-professional simulation suites, enabling students to practice and develop professional competencies, and one of the best health care libraries in England.
Why UWE Bristol?
We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 32,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 4,000 staff from across the globe. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with a strong network of employer and partner connections.
We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include scoring above sector average for student satisfaction, we are ranked 24th in The Guardian Best UK Universities 2023 and 39th in the latest Univjobs ‘Table of Tables ‘.
We are an ambitious and values led university. We’re focused on solving future global challenges through outstanding learning, world-leading research and a culture of enterprise and we are looking for people who share our core values to help us achieve those aims.
With inclusivity as a core value, UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community . We support and celebrate the diversity of our staff and students as a key driver for innovation and success, promoting pathways and achievements to inspire and generate confidence and ambition.
In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:
- a generous holiday allowance of 25/27/35 days pro rata
- up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
- hybrid working
- career average pension schemes available for all staff groups
- access to employee assistance programme
- 1st month free to our Centre for Sport facilities for all new starters
- family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
- onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus
- option to participate in the cycle to work scheme
- access to a wide variety of in-house training courses and development programmes
Add your individuality to ours
Proud to be part of a vibrant, multicultural city that celebrates diversity, we’re always on the lookout for talented people from all backgrounds to join us. Our people are our strength, and diversity enhances our creativity and leads to better decision-making and problem-solving. Bring your talent and ambition to our growing staff community of over 4,000 individuals and find yourself in a stimulating and supportive environment where you’ll thrive. Add your individuality to ours to help set us apart.
We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Multiple Heritage or Other Minority Ethnic candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol however all appointments are made strictly on individual merit.
If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Professional Community lead, Dr Rona Lockyer-Sheppard 011732 88694 [email protected] or the UWE project leads Janine Davey on 01173287935 [email protected] or Lynda Hughes 011732 84951 [email protected].
This is a part-time, fixed-term post until June 2026, working 22.20 hours per week.
This post is available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time.
As a Disability Confident employer, we welcome applications from those who identify as having a disability.
UWE Bristol is a campus-based University and it is important for our success and the delivery of an outstanding experience for our students that our campuses are dynamic and vibrant places to learn and spend time. This role is therefore campus based with some opportunity for remote/home working
The University’s normal practice is that new appointments will be made at the starting point of the grade.
This post requires enhanced/standard/basic DBS clearance.
We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role under the Home Office Skilled Worker visa route. As we are unable to sponsor anyone requiring a visa for this role candidates must therefore be able to provide their own right to work in the UK.
Should you be shortlisted you will be asked to provide your right to work documents at your interview. Please refer to the Home Office Right to Work Checklist which provides details of which documents are acceptable.
Please note that UWE does not cover any visa or health surcharge costs.
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