Student Welfare Administrator (Part Time)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

Applications are invited for the post of Welfare Administrator within the Education Division of the School of Clinical Medicine, based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus with some flexibility for working at home. This busy role holder will join the Division's Deanery Administration Team and will involve working closely with colleagues in other administrative teams and with the Senior Clinicians who provide direct Welfare support for students.

The University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine aims to provide leadership in education, discovery and healthcare. This role is based within the Education Division which is responsible for supporting student doctors in their final years of training in partner hospitals and GP Practices across the Eastern Region. The Division is responsible for approximately 950 students, with around half of the students based in Addenbrooke's Hospital (Cambridge University Hospitals - CUH). The working environment is varied, interesting and rewarding.

As part of a team providing Welfare support to students the main emphasis of the role is to ensure there is good administrative support for the clinical leads who work directly with students. Keeping records of meetings and dealing with student enquiries efficiently and sensitively are a key part of the role. You will contribute towards the development of processes and information resources to ensure the team runs smoothly.

The ideal candidate will be educated to A Level standard or equivalent and requires previous administration experience, preferably in a Higher Education environment. They will possess excellent organisational skills and attention to detail, the ability to prioritise their varied workload and have an adaptable and flexible work ethic. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels of seniority, and to deal sensitively with students who may be in distress. Previous experience of working within the University of Cambridge and/or the NHS is desirable.

This post is part-time (18.5 hours per week) there is some flexibility with the working pattern but it will need to be centred around office-hours and there will be the option to work at home one day per week once induction is completed. For informal enquiries relating to this vacancy, please contact Sue Eason (

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is Friday 23rd February, with the interviews to take place in person on Friday 8th March.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RA40353 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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