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Peer Support Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th May 2019

  • Advertised from 26th April 2019
  • 37.5 hours per week. Fixed term to cover maternity leave .


The Peer Support Coordinator is responsible for supporting the development and expansion of peer support systems across the University of Edinburgh, enabling all students’ access to peer support to enhance their student experience. This will include supporting and facilitating student-led peer to peer activity throughout the University, encouraging students to take a holistic and autonomous approach to their learning and development.

This role also involves contributing to the forming of an academic community of learners (both staff and students) locally and across the University. This post sits within the Department of Peer Learning and Support.

The Person:

A confident and experienced trainer with excellent communication and interpersonal, organisational and IT skills. You will have a proven track record of providing learning support to others.

You will be a customer focused individual with a consistently professional approach to your duties and have high expectations of yourself and others. You will have a passion for detail and take pride in your work as well the work of your team. You will assist the team in continuing and maintaining strong and positive relationships with our key contacts across the University.

Application notes

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The closing date for applications is 12pm on 20 May

Further information will be sent to shortlisted candidates.

Organisational Information

Edinburgh University Students’ Association is an award-winning organisation, which exists to provide diverse services, representation, and welfare support to the community of over 39,500 students at the University of Edinburgh. By providing opportunities, helping to create change and offering support, we're here to help students get the most out of their time at Edinburgh. We have four venues around the University of Edinburgh campus – King’s Buildings, The Pleasance, Potterrow and Teviot Row House – which house our offices, cafés, bars, clubs, spaces for students to meet, study and socialise. We are a registered charity and all of the income we generate from our commercial activity goes back in to supporting our members.

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