Duty Warden

Recruiter
Bedford College Group
Location
Bedford [Bedfordshire]
Salary
£10.42 - £10.42 Per Hour
Posted
25 Jan 2023 14:12
Closes
08 Feb 2023 23:59
Reference
TBCG148480
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Worker / Practitioner
Specialism
Student / Learner Services
Contract Type
Sessional / Hourly Paid
Hours
Hourly Paid
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Duty Warden

We have a great opportunity based at our Shuttleworth campus for a flexible hourly-paid Duty Warden to become part of our Student Services department.

As a Duty Warden, you will play a role in the success of our students through:

  • Supporting the safe deliver of Halls of Residence, acting as first point of contact for students living in, holding and responding to calls and messages.
  • Supervising and promoting wellbeing services for students in the halls of residence and uphold the National Minimum Care Standards.
  • Maintaining information and resources relating to Health and Wellbeing, and ensure that it is accessible to students, both hard copy and online.

Our ideal candidates will have experience of working successfully with young people and adults in a formal/informal environment and evidence of high performance in previous roles/jobs, alongside the following qualifications:

  • English and mathematics or similar at GCSE grade A-C or equivalent or willingness to achieve English and mathematics Level 2 within one year

Successful candidates must also be able to demonstrate alignment to our organisational values:

  • Student centred - At our heart is always doing what is best for our students. We consider students in all of our decision making to create positive outcomes and memorable experiences for every student.
  • Educational excellence - We promote educational excellence by delivering programmes that challenge our students to achieve their ambitions.
  • Teamwork - We are one team who by working together can achieve great things, respecting the opinion and valuing the contribution each of us makes.
  • Continuous improvement - We challenge ourselves to always do better by trying new things, sharing knowledge, reflecting on best practice and learning from others.
  • Caring - We care about the wellbeing of our staff, our students, our community and wider society, creating an environment built on trust where we listen, engage and support each other.
  • Inclusive - We celebrate differences and diversity, recognising that we can learn from each other.

Further details of the safeguarding requirements and essential criteria for the post can found within the Job Description.

The Bedford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to thorough vetting process which includes, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.  The Bedford College Group's policy on Employment of Ex-Offenders is attached to this vacancy.

What is an Associate?

Associates work on a short term basis as assigned. They teach or provide support services and they work with and are supported by core staff. As an Associate you will be issued with an Associate agreement, under this Agreement period you will be eligible to work on assignments offered to you.  Typically an agreement runs from January to December and may be renewed thereafter.

About Us

The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

Contract Type – Bedford College Professional Services

  • Current requirement of 15 hours per week
  • Peoples Pension
  • Free on-site parking during weekdays and weekends (subject to availability)
  • Retail and leisure discounts

Interviews will be held on 20/02/2023