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Student Support and Welfare Officer - 12979

The Student Support and Welfare Team is seeking a dedicated professional to join our outstanding team of Student Welfare Officers.

College / Directorate
Directorate of Governance, Legal, Academic and Student Services (GLASS)
Department
Student Support and Welfare
Full Time / Part Time
Full Time
Posted Date
05/06/2019
Closing Date
23/06/2019
Ref No
1486
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Student Support and Welfare Officer - Care Leavers, Young Carers, Estranged Students

Salary (Grade S6): £29,191 to £33,468 per annum incl. London Allowance

The Student Support and Welfare Team is seeking a dedicated professional to join our outstanding team of Student Welfare Officers.

In this varied and challenging role, you will be providing comprehensive advice and support to students from specific under-represented groups in order to provide a holistic approach to their support. We aspire to provide an education free from barriers to enable students from all backgrounds to achieve an outcome to the best of their ability. You will advise, support and advocate for these students in partnership with Widening Access Officer for Care Leavers, Estranged, Mature and Young Carers.

The support you offer will include face to face and online sessions with staff and students, producing booklets, keeping abreast of national and regional developments and changes to government policy as well as developing strong links with the Widening access team.

You should have a first degree or equivalent and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will also be expected to have experience of handling sensitive information and situations. Working in a student services department within HE would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will be DBS checked. 

Closing date for applications: Sunday 23rd June 2019

Interviews will be held on: Friday 12th July 2019

*This position does not meet the criteria of a skilled job for Tier 2 sponsorship which has to be at least at NQF level 6.

COMMITTED TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES AND REPRESENTING THE DIVERSITY OF THE COMMUNITY WE SERVE