College Community Support Officer

Recruiter
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College
Location
Worthing [West Sussex]
Salary
£17,126 - £17,126 Per Year, £17,126 per annum (incremental range £21,616 - £23,497 pro rata pa)
Posted
13 Jul 2021 10:11
Closes
12 Aug 2021 23:59
Reference
GBM725
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Officer
Specialism
Pastoral
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time, Term Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

College Community Support Officer

Full time - 37 hours per week, Term Time Only (36 weeks worked per year) based at West Durrington Campus.

We are seeking to appoint an Officer to provide a familiar, visible, consistent and accessible presence for students, staff and visitors across the College sites and be a focal point in relation to their personal safety, welfare, supervision and to support students with maintaining a good standard of behavior. You will become an integral part of the Student Welfare team encouraging increased community confidence and cohesion. You will be using internal referral systems such as Safeguarding and Pastoral team and to work in liaison with these services as directed College Safeguarding Leads

You will play a key role in creating a welcoming, courteous environment for learners, staff and visitors whilst promoting and maintaining a secure and safe environment, exercising tact and diplomacy when needed.  You will also provide a holistic approach to supporting positive behavior amongst students, empowering them to make good choices whilst on site. Working as part of the Student welfare team by referring to specialist internal support services and supervisors

You will require GCSE Maths and English language or equivalent C grade or above and a Level 3 qualification in relevant subject area eg Coaching, Health and Social Care, Youth Work or equivalent. The following would also be useful (but not essential) -  a First Aid certificate, Mental Health First Aid or Door Supervisors certificate.

It is also essential that you have experience of working positively with young people (including 14-19 year olds) and vulnerable adults from a variety of background, having the understanding of the needs and issues they may experience.  Experience of working with and proactively engaging with those exhibiting challenging behavior which may involve managing conflict and the ability to communicate effectively with a working knowledge of personal development, behaviors and attitudes.

Interviews will be held week commencing 16th August 2021.

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