Student Liaison and Well-being Support Officer

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Student Liaison and Well-being Support Officer

Brockenhurst College has an exciting opportunity for a Student Liaison and Well-being Support Officer to join the team in Brockenhurst. You will join us on a Term Time Only basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £26,699 - £28,465 pro rata DOE.

We are a high-achieving college who attract around 2,800 sixth form students across the region each year. We are based within the stunning New Forest National Park and offer our students a huge range of courses and superb facilities.

Organisation
Brockenhurst College
Curriculum/Support Area
Safeguarding & Welfare
Contract Type
Permanent
Employment Basis
Term time only, full time hours
Contracted working hours
37 hours per week
Location
Brockenhurst College
Salary
26,699 - 28,465 pro rata DOE
Closing date
10/07/2022

Responsibilities as the Student Liaison and Well-being Support Officer will include:

  • To work and liaise closely with college students, to ensure their safety, compliance and well-being.
  • To assist with ensuring compliance with all relevant College policies, especially those relating to general conduct and behaviour.
  • Liaising with and supporting students with complex behavioural, emotional and well-being needs.
  • Providing a first response for students where immediate intervention is required, whether for behavioural, emotional or other reasons, in order to support and decide on the best course of action to alleviate the issue.
  • Working closely with other relevant College staff and the Pastoral team to ensure an holistic approach to student behaviour and well-being support.

The ideal Student Liaison and Well-being Support Officer will need:

  • Educational qualification to at least GCSE standard or equivalent.
  • Professional qualification in relevant area.
  • Proven track record of success in supporting students with complex emotional health and welfare needs.
  • Proven ability to work with parents/guardians in supporting young people.
  • Previous work with young people, either through voluntary work, paid employment or family life.
  • Experience of multi-agency team working to support individual students.
  • Proven ability to work in a reciprocal manner with colleagues to support students.
  • Knowledge and understanding of SEND/Code of Practice reforms and Education, Health and Care Plans.
  • Hold a current First Aid at Work Certificate.
  • Knowledge and understanding of strategies for working with students with emotional and behavioural health issues.
  • Willingness to gain an understanding of the curriculum and progression routes.
  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety requirements.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant policies and legislation.
  • Willingness to undertake the training required to become a deputy designated safeguarding Lead (DDSL)

Benefits as the Student Liaison and Well-being Support Officer will include:

  • Access to onsite Gym, Tennis/Badminton courts, Football pitches (indoor & out)
  • Weekly staff Yoga and Football
  • On-site Nursery offers childcare at superb rates in and outside of term time
  • Enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free eye care vouchers
  • Free secure onsite parking
  • Access to a range of discounts including shopping, travel and healthcare
  • 25 days leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)
  • An option to purchase further leave through our Annual Leave Purchase Scheme (Support Staff only)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme provided externally to the College. This is a completely confidential service and is free to all members of staff at the College

If you feel you are the right candidate for this Student Liaison and Well-being Support Officer role, then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

Closing Date: Sunday 10th July

Interview Date: Wednesday 13th July

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.