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Bystander Intervention Lead (15 positions)

Listed by Roehampton Students' Union


Application deadline: Sun 30 Apr 2023 17:00
How to Apply To be considered for the role please submit a completed application form and equality and diversity monitoring form by e-mail to Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you would like to have an informal discussion about these roles, please contact to arrange a call with the recruiting manager.


up to £10.85 This post is offered to applicants who are students at the University of Roehampton.


Appointment will be made on a casual basis, with hours agreed during term time between the RSU and Bystander Intervention Leads.


This is a rolling recruitment exercise and applications will be assessed upon receipt of completed applications.






Principal Duties

  • Promote awareness of University’s Zero Tolerance stance on sexual harassment and assault by being present at events and during peak night-time hours.

  • Under the guidance of the RSU Staff/Shift Leader – and liaising with stakeholders and security – intervene where appropriate in problematic situations. 

  • Provide guidance and support to students affected by incidents including, but not limited to, sexual misconduct, intoxication, mental health and ensure the student has information on follow up support offered from the Wellbeing Services.

  • Handle initial disclosures of any nature and provide follow-up that is most appropriate after an event has ended. 

  • Ensure that incident reports are written within an event, and shift summaries written within 24 hours, and sent by email to key RSU staff. 

  • Attend regular supervision meetings with the Bystander Intervention Team, lead by the RSU to ensure the project is continually improving.

  • Be professional at all times when dealing with staff and other students. This includes, but is not limited to, giving reasonable notice when you are unable to work, responding to emails in a timely manner, following instructions from the RSU staff.

  • Uphold the job’s values outside of work, and ensure to not put the University into disrepute. 

  • Foster a culture for (staff and students) to intervene and to stand up to sexual harassment and assault by providing education and resources where appropriate. 


Person Specification: Bystander Intervention Lead 

Candidate selection criteria 

Key: E= Essential criteria, D= desirable criteria. A= considered at application, I= interview or assessment)      

The Person Specification focuses on the knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications required to undertake the role effectively. Please ensure that your application demonstrates how you meet the essential criteria. You will be assessed by your completed application form (A), at interview (I) and in some instances through an exercise (E). 




Measured by: 

Education and Qualifications 

A current Roehampton student, preferably but not exclusively aimed at Postgraduate students, Mature students or students in their second/third year 

Knowledge and skills 

A good understanding of consent and the importance of bystander intervention  


Work experience  

Evidence of working within a team environment  


Communication skills 

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 


The ability to present confidently and in an engaging manner. 


The confidence to intervene and challenge others 


The confidence to liaise with key personnel for example, Wellbeing, Security and the RSU staff 







Other requirements 

A demonstrable understanding of equality and diversity, and professional conduct and their practical application within a student support environment.  


Positive, resilient and determined attitude. 


Demonstrable commitment to own professional development. 


The ability to adapt to different situations  


The ability to handle sensitive information 









Experience of working in support or advising contexts or in a similar role. 



Working in a late night event environment. 

First Aid Certification  

Mental Health First Aid Training