The Union is undertaking a transformation project during the Spring and Summer of 2019 to become your union. We are recruiting 20 student community organisers to be part of this change and make the Union truly student-led.
The organisers will meet with students both in one to one meetings and using group activities, and feed-in their discussions to the transformation project. Through this, students will give a direct steer in what the Union needs to change to become your Union.
The organisers are required to attend induction on Wednesday 3rd April from 1.30pm-5.30pm.
We are looking for students who:
What is in it for you:
We welcome applications from everyone, including but not exclusive to; people with an ethnic minority or Chinese background, people with a disability, people with dependants, and people who identify as LGBTQ+. We conduct anonymous shortlisting and all of our interview panels have Unconscious Bias Training in order to support the above. We also consider flexible working for those with care commitments. If you have any suggestions as to how we could improve our language or application process please let us know.
For more information on Community Organising and how it makes change happen you can go to citizensuk.org.
For other information about the role contact: Monique 01273 678641 or Monique.firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Title: Student Community Organiser
Responsible to: Community Engagement Coordinator
Rate of pay: Your pay will be £8.26 per hour. This is made up of £7.38 basic rate, and 88p holiday pay. The rate of pay will be higher if you are over 25 in order to meet the increase in national minimum wage for staff over 25
Contract: Fixed term 3rd April - 31st May 2019 (9 weeks)
Hours of work: 5 hours per week. Hours are flexible around fixed academic commitments, but will more than likely include some evenings and weekend work, with hours to be agreed with your line manager.
Applicants: You must be a student of Sussex, BSMS, or IDS at the time of the start date in order to apply. The Students’ Union is committed to employing students - seeking to support them as active participants who are helping to provide services within the Union
For more details please see the full Job Description and Person Specification
We really welcome applications from abroad for all of our vacancies.
Due to legal regulations we have to ensure that everyone is eligible to work in the UK and this would be done by us checking and making a copy of the correct original identification/documentation before your first day of work. You may also be limited in the number of hours you would be allowed to work.
In any case, we would encourage anyone to apply for a job in one of our friendly departments to give yourself the chance of being selected, and we would look to see the appropriate original documents before your first day of work
Application deadline: 9am Thursday 21st March
Group interviews: Thursday 28th March
Right to work checks: Pop in for 30 minutes between 9.30am and 4.30pm Friday 29th March or arrange an appointment prior to 3rd April
Induction and start date: Wednesday 3rd April from 1.30pm-5.30pm