Hardship Fund Assessor

Falmouth University
June 12, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Part time
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About The Role

We are currently seeking a part-time Hardship Fund Assessor to work within the University's Finance team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for processing applications to the Falmouth University Hardship Fund for students. This will involve using IT to process the applications and liaising with the students to support them in their applications. An understanding of the financial challenges facing students would be an advantage but not essential.

You will be supported by the Student Finance Manager and Student Funding Advisor as well as the wider finance team.

This varied role offers a great opportunity to join a close knit, skilled team in an excellent working environment.

About You

The ideal candidate for this role will have experience of providing customer facing, welfare and advisory support and ideally experience of working in a higher education environment. You will have an understanding of the challenges students face financially whilst having the ability to have difficult conversations with applicants in respect of hardship, signposting to alternative support as necessary.

We are looking to hear from candidates who have the following skills/experience:

  • Excellent numeracy and IT skills
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.

    This is a part-time, 17 hours a week position to be worked across Monday- Friday. This post will be based at the Falmouth campus and working from home for part of the week is an option.

    To apply we are looking to receive a CV and supporting statement via the button above, outlining your suitability for this role.

    The closing date for the position is Wednesday 12 June 2024.

    About Us

    For more than 120 years, Falmouth University has been a hub of creative and technological education and change. We are Cornwall's University, a strong local and anchor institution within its defining rural and coastal community.

    Our mission is to deliver exceptional higher education and research, harnessing the fusion of creativity and technology as foundations of the future economy. We use our knowledge and expertise in these disciplines to generate positive and sustainable opportunities for all.

    In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer excellent benefits, including:

    - Employer Pension Contribution up to 12%.

    - 28 days + 8 days bank holiday.

    - Annual salary increments (Until top of grade reached)

    - Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay/Adoption Pay

    - Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker)

    - Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme

    - Salary Sacrifice Home & Tech Scheme

    - Life Assurance

    Full details on our employee benefits can be found on our careers pagewww. falmouth.ac.uk/jobs. Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from a leading University.

    A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by Falmouth Staffing Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Falmouth University. Employees of Falmouth Staffing Ltd work alongside Falmouth University colleagues in the delivery of Falmouth's strategic vision and will adopt Falmouth University's HR policies and procedures in full.

    Falmouth University welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

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