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Workplace Mediator, Mediation Service

**INTERNAL to University of Leeds Employees Only**

Do you have the personal skills to provide confidential support to those who are experiencing working relationship problems? Can you help colleagues to find their own solutions to their issues? 

As a workplace mediator, you will work confidentially as part of the mediation service to support staff members to resolve workplace relationship issues – enabling them and their colleagues to develop their own solutions to challenges they face.

Trained by one of the UK’s leading Mediation Training providers, leading to nationally accredited mediation status, you will be supported in your role through regular supervision sessions with the entire mediation team. You will develop a range of skills in managing interpersonal relationships and conflict resolution that will benefit you and your colleagues in your work outside the mediation service.

University mediators are unpaid roles and requires a commitment to workload remission of 5% to enable fulfilment of the training, supervision and time to support mediation cases. You will need the support of your line manager to progress your application.

Find out more about the University of Leeds Mediation Service and the two-mediator model.

Come along to a ‘Find out more’ session to speak to our trained mediators about what the role entails and understand more about the University’s mediation service. Contact mediation@leeds.ac.uk to book a place on either of the following dates:

  • 11am, Thurs 8th Dec
  • 2:30pm, Wed 14th Dec

Training for new mediators requires attendance at an on campus course over five working days, which will be delivered in a single cohort Monday 20th – Friday 24th Feb 2023. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Laura York, Mediation Coordinator

Email: mediation@leeds.ac.uk 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Equality and Inclusion Unit
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 2 to Grade 7
Salary:  £18,898 to £42,155 No actual payment will be made for this role
Working Time:  Workload remission of 5% - 70 hours per annum
Post Type:  Hourly/Variable
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 14 November 2022
Closing Date:  Sunday 18 December 2022
Reference:  CSEQU1017
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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