Bursary Coordinator

Bursary Coordinator

Bursary Coordinator

College location:               East Surrey College (Redhill) and John Ruskin College (Selsdon)

Salary:                               Competitive (Subject to qualifications, skills and experience) 

Hours:                                Full time, 8:30-17:00 (37 hours/week)

In this important role in the Safeguarding department you will be responsible for providing information and advice to prospective students, and delivering an excellent level of customer service. You will also understand and apply your knowledge of the ESFA funding rules that apply to the College’s courses.

You will also provide regular reports on student bursaries, keep up to date on financial benefits/services, provide learners with information on financial support available, and increase awareness of this financial support through advertisement of the bursary and liaising with curriculum departments.

The successful candidate must have:

  • To allocate college bursaries in line with college and funding body guidelines to ensure compliance
  • To maintain appropriate records in line with audit requirements
  • To provide regular reports to your manager
  • To ensure there is a robust system in place for administering the college bursaries
  • To process bursary application in a timely efficient manner
  • High level of communication skills to work with a diverse cohort of students
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, and learning database systems
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience in understanding and delivering bursary support
  • High level of administration and organisational skills 

Financial administration experience is desirable, as you will be dealing with large sums of money

If this sounds like you and you will enjoy working in a forward thinking, friendly, fast paced, changing environment with state of the art facilities, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer a competitive salary, as well as staff benefits such a choice of two excellent pension schemes, a brilliant holiday package, free onsite parking and access to our fully equipped gym along with discounted in house Spa and Salon treatments. 

*Applications will however be shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before this closing date. We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. As much as we would love to respond to all applicants, due to the sheer volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of sending your CV, unfortunately you have not been selected for the position.

Please refer to the attached Job Description, Person Specification and Competency Framework and apply using the button below.

 Orbital South Colleges Group are committed to Equal Opportunities, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.  We are also committed to PREVENT and Safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Both College Campus’ are smoke-free zones. 

As part of our pre-employment checks, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS, references will be taken and evidence of all qualifications and awards will also be required before commencement of employment.  Failure to do so may lead to offers being withdrawn.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits, and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.