Weston College

Residential Warden and Welfare Officer

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset
£17K - £19K p.a.
07 Nov 2018
19 Nov 2018
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
GFE College


A defined benefits scheme and training opportunities available.

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Job description:

Weston College is looking to recruit a Residential Warden and Welfare Officer to be responsible for the supervision and welfare of learners staying within residential accommodation at the College. 

The Residential Warden and Welfare Officer is primarily responsible for the supervision and welfare of under 18 students who are staying within the residential accommodation of the College. The role requires the post holder to supervise set meal times, organise extra-curricular activities and ensure learners are adhering to expected residential protocols and code of conduct. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring student health, safety and safeguarding are maintained at all times. Whilst also being responsible for the under 18 residential students the officer will provide effective welfare support and guidance to all learners. The role will also require the monitoring of students at risk of leaving within curriculum areas ensuring that effective intervention strategies are in place to keep students on programme.

Candidates should be qualified to at least level 3, have experience of working with young people, have a good understanding of safeguarding, health and safety and first aid practice.

The role requires a caring, trustworthy, highly responsible individual with a calm and well considered approach to dealing with issues and problems.