Here at the University of Sunderland Students’ Union we are committed to making the university experience valuable to our members - for life. We’re working hard on our aims - to enhance learning experience, support wellbeing, build confidence and connections and to be a thriving, 21st century Union.

If you are passionate and enthusiastic about supporting the needs of students, an advocate of fairness and equality, prepared to innovate, and challenge current practice – we’d love you to consider joining our team.

Read our Business Plan here.

For more information about any of the available roles and to apply, please download the recruitment packs below.


Head of Wellbeing, Confidence and Connection (Maternity cover)

Working Hours:

Full time: 37.5 hours per week, fixed term for 9 months (maternity cover)


£32,526 - £34,979


Based in Sunderland on the University Campuses, with occasional work at the University’s London Campus

About the role:

We’re looking for a Head of Wellbeing, Confidence and Connections to join our Senior Leadership Team here at Sunderland SU for at least 9 months while our excellent colleague is on maternity leave. In this role you’ll play your part by providing leadership on all things related to student opportunities, activities and wellbeing. You’ll work closely with our elected Officers as they help shape policy and provision for the Union, the University and influence national policy makers. You’ll be fully involved in all aspects of the organisation, from shaping advice provision to planning Freshers’ Week. 

For more information and to apply, download a recruitment pack.

Please return completed application forms (both part 1 and part 2) to by 9am on 14 March. Interviews will be held on 27 March.