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Recruitment of Active Bystander Intervention Facilitators

The Dean of Students’ Office at the University of Warwick provides strategic leadership for the provision of academic pastoral support for students, ensuring that practice at Warwick is sector leading and supports both academic outcomes and the wellbeing of students.

The Dean of Students’ Office is looking to appoint two hourly-paid facilitator posts for approximately 8 hours a week for 10 weeks. This contract is for term-time only and will start in January 2021 (with a paid five-day training programme).

Job description for the post

Rate of pay: £24.62

Closing date: Friday 11th December

Interview date: Friday 18 December (and January 6th if high levels of interest necessitate)

Contract type: Sessions teaching payroll, set-hours, part-time

Working patterns and start dates for each role vary. Further information will be provided once course dates are confirmed (additional hours may also become available).

The Active Bystander Intervention programme implements a classroom-based educational course as part of an important overall strategy at the University of Warwick to prevent unacceptable behaviours, including sexual misconduct, domestic abuse, hate crime, racism, and LGBTphobia. The post-holder is responsible for delivering Bystander Intervention training for students. The successful candidate must be able to assure the quality and relevance of the program delivery in addressing unacceptable behaviours such as sexual misconduct, abuse, and violence, and fostering a safe and strong campus community. The Active Bystander Intervention is part of an important wider programme of strategic work around community values education.

The ideal applicant will have knowledge of sexual violence prevention work and consent education, and a passion for interpersonal violence prevention and education. They will be dependable, able to take initiative and have the ability to work well with student groups. Strong presentation and engagement skills are required. The post-holder will be expected to promote usage of the bystander programme and represent the bystander intervention programme at University events and with departmental contacts as needed.

The post will be predominantly if not entirely home-based, elsewise on the University of Warwick campus, and the post-holder will report to the Programme Manager.

The role will start in January 2021 (exact start dates TBC).

Applicants should submit their CV (highlighting relevant experience) and a cover letter demonstrating/addressing the Principal Accountabilities (no more than two-pages) to Applicants should specify their availability for January, February, and March 2020 (by hours/days per week). Early application is encouraged.

The University of Warwick provides an inclusive working and learning environment, recognising and respecting every individual’s differences. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with any of the protected characteristics defined by the Equality Act 2010.

Potential applicants are welcome to contact the Programme Manager on to discuss the nature of the post and/or any other details in advance of making an application.