Student Liaison Officer

Student Liaison Officer

Student Liaison Officer

This is a brilliant opportunity to join our expanding community of talented, committed and inspirational colleagues.  

Working in a dynamic, values led organisation, this role is for those who are passionate about development and innovation, within a lively college community. We offer a range of benefits, including health and wellbeing support, flexible working, discounts on travel, parking and gym memberships through our exciting Benefits Platform, Green Car Scheme, Medicash, personal development opportunities and attractive pension schemes.

We are looking for a dynamic, dedicated, enthusiastic and driven member of staff to join our Head of Studies Team in the essential forward facing role of Student Liaison Officer.  The post holder will offer pastoral support, advice and guidance to students, monitor attendance and wellbeing and liaise with parents and Personal Tutors to ensure students achieve the best outcome from their programme of study.  The successful candidate will have great excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and be able to relate well to young people.  The post holder will be one of being the go-to people person for our students and support our students in all areas of their learner journey.

You will thrive on working in a fast paced and energetic environment and will strive to ensure the very best outcomes for our students.  You will embrace a culture of kindness, respect and ambition whilst helping to promote drop in sessions and enrichment opportunities which will help students to develop a wide range of skills as they progress throughout their time at college.

You will be an integral part of a team who work across all departments of the College and responsible for a range of exciting enrichment and cross-college events throughout the academic year.

This role can be at any of our sites at Wigan and Leigh College.

What We Offer

Wigan & Leigh College is a great place to work with an active staff community that supports each other and our students to achieve their true potential and be all the best that they can be.

We value our employee engagement and wellbeing as central to our success and we work with our staff community to ensure their involvement and influence in all that we do.

The College really is a great place to work with a recognised staff community. We offer a range of benefits including:

  • Excellent employer contribution pension scheme
  • Generous holidays including closure periods
  • A range of staff clubs, groups and societies
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities
  • Staff benefits platform with discounts for high street retailers, gym membership, cinema tickets and holidays
  • Supportive Employee Assistance Programme, occupational health clinics and face to face counselling for staff
  • Medicash scheme for all staff
  • Travel discounts and a salary sacrifice green car scheme
  • Extensive staff CPD and professional development opportunities

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.

Application Form

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