Job Vacancies

Widening Access Assistant

Centre for Widening Participation & Social Inclusion
Salary Scale
19,202 - 22,017 per annum
Cyfnod penodol hyd at 12 mis / Fixed term for 12 months
Full Time
Weekly Hours
Interview Date
7 Chwefror / February 2019
Closing Date
Ref No

Job Description

To promote a flexible workforce, the University will consider applications from individuals seeking full time, part time, job share, or term time only working arrangements.

The Centre for Widening Participation and Social Inclusion (CWPSI) is looking to recruit a bi-lingual a Widening Access Assistant who has the confidence, enthusiasm and ability to interact with and explain concepts to school pupils and college students.

This post is funded for 12 months in the first instance and will work with the CWPSI Widening Access Project Co-ordinator to assist in delivering Aberystwyth University’s and, explicitly, Reaching Wider Partnership targets in Wales. Specifically, to provide advice and guidance, working with the ‘hardest to reach individuals’ / those least likely to progress to University, and assist in the removal of potential barriers to entry to further and higher education and training in Wales.

Ideally you will have some experience of working with young people, and enjoy the challenges, working in a variety of settings and developing your skills. There is scope to develop workshops fitting your own interests and expertise, and to pilot and deliver these.  Promotion through social media will develop your written communication skills in a work environment.

To make an informal enquiry, please contact Dr Debra Croft at  

Successful applicants will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) check.

Ref: CWPSI.18.2356

We are a Bilingual Institution which complies with the Welsh Language Standards and is committed to Equal Opportunities.  You are welcome to apply for any vacancy in Welsh or English and any application submitted will be treated equally.