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Residential Community Assistants (RCAs)

The Residential Community Team is taking applications for Residential Community Assistants for the 2023/2024 academic year and reserves for the current academic year. 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 2023/2024 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)

For the full job details, please download the Candidate Information Pack.

To apply, please complete and submit the following form:

Do you hold a student visa (required)

Please note that if shortlisted, you will be required to attend an Assessment Centre.

Full details will be sent to shortlisted candidates.

I confirm that I have read and understood the full requirements of the role and that I am eligible to join the Residential Community Team.  Please accept this form as my application to join the Residential Community Team.


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