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Residential Community Assistants (RCAs)

Join our team for
the 24/25 academic year!

The Residential Community Team are currently taking applications for Residential Community Assistants for the 2024/2025 academic year (job starting w/c 9th September 2024, with mandatory training being held on campus on 11th and 12th September 2024). We are looking for full time Undergraduate 3rd and 4th year students and full/part time Postgraduate students who are interested in providing support to our on-campus resident students. Please note that by applying for this role for the 2024/2025 academic year you will be required to live on campus (accommodation options available to all successful candidates)

The Residential Community Assistants (RCAs) will proactively contribute to the delivery of three key areas of student residential life - Community Wellbeing; Community Building, and; Community Behaviours. Through the delivery of an inclusive and comprehensive programme of events, RCAs will help create a sense of community within the halls of residence that will support students with social integration and an appreciation of different cultures.

Living on campus, the RCAs will be an integral part of the on-campus student experience. They will work closely with other teams to ensure the wellbeing of our students remains paramount. In addition to providing out of hours support, the RCAs will support disciplinary processes and uphold the University Values in relation to behavioural expectations through peer-to-peer advice and coaching and the delivery of events and activities.

  • Paid position via Unitemps - National Living Wage
  • Full training provided
  • On-campus accommodation options
  • 12-15hrs per week (evenings and weekends)
  • On-call requirement for all those who do not hold a Student Visa (due to Restrictions)

Full job details are available in the Candidate Information Pack below.
Please note that if your previous application was unsuccessful, you will need to wait six months before reapplying.

Closing date: Sunday, 4th February 2024 at 16:00.

Please review the Candidate Information PackLink opens in a new window before proceeding to the application form below. Thank you.

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