Welfare Advisor - Worthing

Recruiter
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College
Location
Worthing [West Sussex]
Salary
£21,616 - £23,497 Per Year, £21,616 pro rata per annum (incremental range £21,616 - £23,497 pro rata pa)
Posted
15 Jul 2021 09:03
Closes
14 Aug 2021 23:59
Reference
GBM741
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Adviser
Specialism
Pastoral
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time, Term Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Welfare Advisor - Worthing

Part-time 15.5 hours per week, Term Time Only - 40 weeks worked

Supporting FE and HE students.

Based at the West Durrington campus.

Main purpose and scope of the post:

  • To manage a caseload of students to offer support with their mental well being or safeguarding concerns.
  • To provide a holistic support service for students by working as part of the Student Services team and liaising with other specialists and supervisors as well as effectively collaborating with external agencies to ensure student needs are fully met.
  • Represent the College and participate in multi-agency meetings.
  • Be a member of the safeguarding team and act as a duty safeguarding officer

You will require a Level 3 qualification or equivalent in a relevant youth services area, and it would also be desirable to hold a Level 3 qualification in counselling and a First Aid Certificate.

You should also have previous employment working with young people and it would be desirable to have had previous employment within an educational environment. Other essential attributes and knowledge include the ability to manage  the  unpredictability  of  student  needs/issues  and  effectively ascertain the potential risks to all parties, good working knowledge of associated youth services and other key agencies, knowledge of child protection legislation and working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Interviews will be held on 27th August 2021.

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