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Student Advisor (Enrichment)

Reference: 1141862b-9207-4066-b1b8-12ddb28134b8
Employer: West London College
Location: Not Specified
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Hours: Full-Time (36 hours)

Contract: Fixed Term, Term – Time Only

Salary: £29,464 – £31,872

Closing Date: 28/05/2024

Location: Cross – Campus

About us:

At West London College, we are committed to championing innovation and creativity, and we invite you to join us on this journey. We welcome applicants who can share our values of Ambition, Innovation, Accountability and Inclusion.

We have three college sites across West London: Ealing, Hammersmith, and Southall. By bringing your skills to the College you will have a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to our students’ education and their future.

As a diverse College in the UK, we offer an exciting, innovative and stimulating work environment with a wide variety of employment opportunities.

About the role:

As a Student Advisor (Enrichment), you’ll be at the forefront of guiding students towards holistic growth and development. Your role goes beyond academic counselling; you’ll empower students to explore diverse opportunities for personal and professional enrichment, ensuring they thrive both inside and outside the classroom.Key Responsibilities:-Proactively build positive relationships and rapport with students in the Student Support Centre and communal areas, modelling appropriate behaviours via informal and formal interactions.

-Provide friendly, accurate, and up-to-date advice, guidance, support, and signposting to learners in the Open Plan Student Support Centre from a 1:1

Support Desk on a rotational basis.

-Assist learners in completing internal application forms for financial funds such as the 16-19 Bursary, 19+ Learner Support Fund, West London Trust Fund, and 24+ Bursary Fund.

-Provide break/lunchtime enrichment activities on a rotational basis in the designated communal areas, engaging with students to ensure that their leisure time is spent constructively and helping them maintain appropriate standards of behaviour.

-Establish and maintain clear boundaries and expectations around attendance and punctuality, effectively challenge behaviour and regularly signpost students to support services, enrichment activities/events and employability opportunities.

-Take appropriate and timely action to safeguard students, providing consistent and professional service to all students. Identify and report any Safeguarding concerns using the College’s internal and external procedures.

What we offer:We value our team and offer a wide range of benefits to recognise the hard work they put into supporting our learners. As a member of the support team, you will receive the following:

-Excellent Holiday Allowance, plus bank holidays (8) and college closure days at Christmas (3)

-Eye care vouchers

-Cycle to Work scheme

-Interest-free loans for Season tickets; Computers

-Contributory average salary with Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

-Continuous Professional Development Events (CPD)

-Access to Perkbox, our rewards and discount platform

-Access to the Colleges Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

-Discount at the College’s on-site hair and beauty salon.

Important Information:

The safety and welfare of our learners and staff are extremely important to us, and this is why we pride ourselves on our safeguarding procedures. As part of our commitment to safeguarding, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Please note it is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activities relevant to children. For further information about our Safeguarding and Prevent policy, please view the documents attached.

We encourage and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or identity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

To apply, please complete an application form before the closing date specified, as CVs will not be accepted.

Please ensure you also include a supporting statement as part of your application. We may close the application deadline earlier than expected, so please ensure you submit your applications as soon as possible.

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