Welfare Advisor

Recruiter
Central Bedfordshire College
Location
Dunstable [Bedfordshire]
Salary
£19,673 - £24,203 Per Year
Posted
17 Jun 2022 13:27
Closes
10 Jul 2022 23:59
Reference
2297
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Adviser
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Welfare Advisor

Welfare Advisor

Part Time:                  37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Salary:                        £19,676 to £24,203 per annum 

Fixed Term:                12 months 

Plus Benefits:            Defined Benefit Pension, Employee Assistance Programme, Free Car Parking, Subsidised Refectory and onsite Gym     

An opportunity has arisen for self-motivated individual to join our team at Central Bedfordshire College.

Working alongside a team of welfare advisors you will be responsible for providing impartial and pastoral advice to students and prospective students in relation to student welfare.

Main purpose of the role:

  • Identify and alleviate safeguarding and welfare barriers to enable students to commence, continue and complete their education.
  • Ensure that all learners and internal and external customers receive excellent safeguarding and welfare support to meet their needs
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in working with vulnerable young people and adults

The successful candidates must be computer literate, with a working knowledge of current office software packages. They must be highly organised, with the ability to prioritise their workload and be able to use their own initiative.  They must be flexible and a team player. They should be adaptable, able to deal with more than one task at a time and enjoy working in a busy environment. They must be committed to working as part of a multifunctional team and provide cover and support within the Student Services Department as required across all sites.

CLOSING DATE:      Sunday, 10th July 2022

INTERVIEW DATE:   TBC

If you are passionate about working with students and can engage with a diverse range of students, we want to hear from you!  

We are a progressive further education provider with a diverse student and staff community. We encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Central Bedfordshire College.

All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.