Student Welfare Officer
Contract Type Part Time - Permanent
Section Adult College
Salary (in £) £20,667 - £22,425 pro rata
Interview Date (Week Commencing) W/C 09/07/18
Closing date for applications 01/07/18
Passionate, dedicated, making a difference. If this describes you, read on…
Are you passionate about supporting people? Dedicated to helping people succeed? Then we want you! The Adult College of Barking and Dagenham is the Local Authority’s leading provider of adult and community learning graded “Good” by Ofsted in December 2016. Barking and Dagenham is a vibrant and growing Borough and the Adult College is committed to supporting its community to seize the opportunities this growth will bring. Come and join the team and start making a real difference today.
We are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to join our busy Student Services team.
In this crucial role the successful applicant will provide a confidential guidance, welfare, and advice service.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working with people in a supportive role with a strong desire to see people succeed.
With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will demonstrate a clear understanding of the factors affecting student welfare and be confident working with adults in an education setting.
Applicants must hold English and maths qualifications at Level 2 and a Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills or equivalent.
Please note this position is for 4 hours a week & term time only.
An enhanced DBS check is required prior to starting work.
The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, enthusiastic team player who shares the Council's core values:
Deliver our best every day - and do what we promise
Respond in a prompt, positive way to our community's needs
Inspire others with our attitudes and actions
Value people for who they are and what they can do
Engage with others to improve our resilience and flexibility
Please complete your application form in full, please do not send your CV as part of your application as this will not be taken into consideration.
Special Requirements for this Post
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including a Disclosure check.
IMPORTANT- Information for applicants
To ensure the best chance of being shortlisted, please ensure you address each criterion in the Person Specification in your Personal Statement.
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