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Job Opportunity: HUB for SUCCESS Coordinator - part time,1 Yr fixed term:

Job description:

Job location: Edinburgh
income: £32,816 to £39,152 (Grade 5), plus excellent benefits
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Published in: 11th September 2019
Closing date: 25th September 2019
Reference: 0000007262


Further your career with Edinburgh Napier University
We are currently looking for a Coordinator to join our HUB for SUCCESS (Support for university and college for Care-practiced across South east Scotland) on a 1 year fixed term contract working on a part-time basis (21.75 hours per week).
The HUB for SUCCESS is an Edinburgh located partnership, workingtogether to support children, young people and adults with Care-practice to get in, stay in, or return to Education. The HUB is a specialist service providing 1 to 1 support to children, young people and adults who are care-practiced and who are considering further and higher education. The HUB is committed to putting care-practiced people at the front and centre of all they do. The HUB also plays a function in raising consciousness of the unique challenges those with care practice face - working together with the Statutory sector, 3rd Sector and our partner institutions.
located in the heart of Scotland's historic and culturally rich capital city, Edinburgh Napier University is a forward-thinking institution home to forward-thinking people, inspired by the world around them.
The function
We are seeking for someone who is passionate about widening access for students of all ages who are care-practiced. You will have excellent communication expertise and the capability to engage with children and young people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
The prosperous candidate will support the Hub Manager in delivering an inspiring service that encourages and supports care-practiced people of all ages to pursue post school education. this function has a high element of research which takes the form of researching the best pathways for someone to enter higher education. The prosperous candidate will assist in the development and delivery of workshops and provide advice and guidance to potential candidates.
Please note there will be some travel required in this function, therefore a full driving license would be advantageous. this function will involve some evening and the occasional weekend working.
Who We are seeking for
We are seeking for someone who is educated to degree level (or with proven practice in a related field ideally within the university or college sectors). You will have an up to date knowledge of the college and university education system and an knowledge of Widening Participation and the barriers care-practiced students face in accessing higher education.
You will have demonstrable practice in working directly with care-practiced people in a supportive function. You must be a strong communicator with excellent relationship building expertise and have strong demonstrable practice of developing and managing relationships with external and internal stakeholders of all ages and levels. As this function is largely person facing, candidates should be able to evidence strong customer service. You will be comfortable with working to agreed deadlines and enjoy working within a team environment.
You will ideally have:
   » Proven significant practice in higher or further education
   » significant practice working with care-practiced people
   » Demonstrable organisational expertise
   » Proven capability to prioritise workloads, meet deadlines.
   » practice of IT, proficiency in Microsoft packages
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Additional Information
Advert Closing date: 25th September (midnight GMT)
Interviews set to be held on 10th October 2019 in Edinburgh.


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Job Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
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