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Financial Support Coordinator

Widening Participation & Social Mobility

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £26,396 to £31,412 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term (12 months)
Closing Date:  Sunday 09 October 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1973722HL

Widening Participation and Social Mobility are pleased to be recruiting two new Financial Support Coordinators to support both financial education and financial support initiatives. These new posts will be based in the University’s Widening Participation and Social Mobility Directorate supporting the Student Success team to help students manage their financial wellbeing as well as administering funding through the University’s Student Support Fund. 

The University of Southampton offer a wide range of financial support to students with the team administering the University’s bursary programme, our Student Support Fund of more than £500,000 which offers non-repayable grants to students in hardship as well as funding for equipment, trips and opportunities and wellbeing.  The team also administer funding through the US Federal Loans scheme.   These posts will allow the team to also expand the work we do in partnership with students, run events, and education activities as well as targeted activity as part of our Access and Participation Plan. 

The successful candidate will have experience of working with students as well as an understanding of inequalities within higher education.  You will be a strong communicator with passion for activities which support students to engage with opportunities and thrive at university.  Experience providing financial information or support is preferred but not essential, more important is an understanding of the sector and a passion for supporting students. 

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please contact Florence Harvey, Head of Student Success (   

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sian Gale (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Please quote reference 1973722HL on all correspondence.

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We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

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