Student Wellbeing Adviser

Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College

Location: South Kensington Campus, London
Position type: Full time, permanent
Salary £36,926 to £45,547 p.a.

Job Summary

The department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College is one of the leading Chemical Engineering departments worldwide and is ranked top for undergraduate teaching in the UK in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. The student experience we provide is a substantial contributor to this success and we are aiming to further strengthen the existing provision by addressing the wellbeing and mental health challenges that students face. This new position has been created to enhance and develop wellbeing advice and support within the department, for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Duties and responsibilities

The key duties and responsibilities of this post are:

  • To provide wellbeing advice and mentoring to students, complementing support provided by the Senior Tutor and Personal tutors;
  • To develop health and wellbeing resources, and deliver associated activities and training to students;
  • To work closely with elected student representatives to support student-led wellbeing activities; and
  • To ensure efficient and effective referral to College wide support services.

Essential requirements

In order to be eligible for this position, you will:

  • Have a relevant qualification and experience of working in secondary or higher education with a focus on student mentoring and support in a professional context.
  • Have an awareness of safeguarding principles and of data protection guidelines is essential, as is an understanding of the complexities involved in the management of confidential and sensitive information.

Experience of providing counselling support to students and providing staff training would be considered an advantage.

Further Information

Candidates will need to complete an online application form. CVs will not be considered as part of the selection process.

Should you have any queries about the application process, please contact Komal Patel (

For technical issues when applying online, please email

To apply, please visit:

Closing date: 11 June 2019


Interviews are expected to be held on 10 – 12 July 2019.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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