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Student Health Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,674
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th January 2020

  • Advertised from 14th January 2020
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed Term Contract.


Who are we?

Part political, partly business and part charity – NUS is a third sector membership organisation with a twist! The student movement in the UK is made up of 500 students’ unions and 7 million students. NUS sits at the heart of this movement, delivering a national student voice and supporting local students’ unions to grow. We’ve been going through some big changes this year, so this is a particularly exciting time to join us. Expect fast-paced delivery alongside conversations about new ways of doing things in the future.

What’s the job?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within NUS Scotland to join our team managing our student mental health work. This role provides consultancy services to colleges, universities and Students’ Associations across Scotland to improve services, change culture, policies and behaviours to ensure student mental health needs are better supported in further and higher education. You will also develop and maintain relationships with external partners to ensure effective partnership working and delivery of mental health projects.

The successful candidate will have experience of success in leading projects from initiation and design to delivery and evaluation. You will share our core values and relish the opportunity to lead our work on student mental health.

Who you are

With people at the heart of your approach you’ll be excited to work with students associations and partners across Scotland.

You may have experience in providing high quality services to colleges, universities, Students Associations or other partners

You’ll definitely be comfortable discussing health and welfare in relation to students

You’ll have no problems working effectively with a wide range of stakeholders including students, sector agencies and senior decision makers

Your personal values will mean you are committed to being part of an environment that promotes equality of opportunity whilst recognising and valuing diversity.

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, as they are under-represented within NUS currently.

Why apply?

In return for your passion and experience we offer the flexibility for work-life balance, a competitive salary for the non-profit sector and excellent holidays and benefits.

We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability.

You can be yourself here whoever you are, be proud of the work you do and build a career in a place that knows different is good.

Whoever you are, if you’re looking for something a bit out of the ordinary, we’d love to hear from you.

Application notes

For further information and to apply please visit our website

Closing date for applications is Sunday 26th January 2020.

If you’re successfully shortlisted we’ll see you at an interview on Monday 10th February 2020.