Work with us

We are a value driven organisation, existing to meet the needs of our members who are students at the University of Derby. Every University is required to have a Students’ Union by virtue of the 1994 Education Act, the broad objective for each Union is to represent the needs of students to the University, provide (where relevant) welfare services, ensure there are opportunities to play sport and engage on recreational activities, and to run free and fair elections for our own governance.

We have a team of up to 35 permanent employees and up to 50+ part-time student employees all of whom play a key role in delivering a wide range of activities and support services for students. We provide a high level of student representation at the University via our four full time elected Officer Trustees: President, Vice President (Activities), Vice President (Education) and Vice President (Welfare).

Current Vacancies

Union and SVLO Advisor

£24,000 p/a
Permanent, subject to a six-month probationay period
37 hours per week
Kedleston Road (with regular travel to other sites across Derby, Chesterfield and Buxton)

To provide free, impartial, and confidential help and advice to members of the Union whilst promoting the Union Advice service and its awareness campaigns across the University.

Successful candidates will undergo comprehensive training as a Sexual Violence Liaison Officer to develop the necessary skills and expertise required to fulfil the responsibilities of the position.

In order to be considered for the role, you will need to complete the application form and upload this as part of your application. Please get in touch if you have any issues.

  • Deadline extended!
  • The deadline for applications is 12.00pm 10th April 2024.
  • Interviews will be held Monday 15th April 2024.