Student Welfare Coach

Bournemouth & Poole College
£20709 - £20709
11 Apr 2017
11 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Student Welfare Coach - Bournemouth - Permanent - Full-time - £20,709 + benefits

Are you passionate about providing support and guidance to students to make their time at college as rewarding as possible?

Are you empathetic and understanding with an ability to build relationships with all types of people from every type of background?

If so, Bournemouth & Poole are looking for a Student Welfare Coach to join their student services team. You will need to be empathetic, a great listener and understand different situations. The student services team are dedicated to doing all they can to support students and require you to feel the same. If you feel you have the right skills, then apply for this Student Welfare Coach role today.

About Us

We are the largest provider of further education and apprentices within the area, we have around 11,000 students that are from across the UK and the world. Our passion is to ensure students are qualified, find jobs and can progress in their career. We are proud to say our apprenticeships training ranks in the top 30% of colleges and we work with over 2,000 business.

The Role

As the Student Welfare Coach, you will work across the college within a team providing personal support primarily to full-time learners that are deemed At Risk on several pastoral topics referring to support within Student Services as appropriate with regular one-to-one recorded on Pro-Monitor. You will deliver a drop in where students' can gain advice on a range of subjects and be referred to internal and external agencies for further support. You will also support the planning and delivery of range of programs that encourages and promotes the college to all school leavers. Helping the student transition to college, this may include Care Leavers (CL)/ Looked After Children (LAC) or Youth Offenders (YO), or any other disadvantaged young person At Risk'. You will be required to travel between all college sites so you will need a full UK driving licence.

Key responsibilities, skills and attitudes

* A relevant Level 3 qualification i.e. Youth work/Social care

* To travel between all college sites

* Ability to develop creative approaches to problem solving

* Advanced skills of empathy, understanding and listening

* Recent experience of working with young people aged 14-19

* Being a safeguarding officer


* Excellent Pension Scheme

* Full Time Permanent Contract

* 26 Days Paid Holiday (excluding Bank Holidays)

* Paid Mileage

* Other benefits e.g. Highstreet discounts through Reward Getaway, Cycle to Work Scheme, Childcare Voucher Scheme

Next Step

If you feel you have what it takes for this Student Welfare Coach opportunity, then please click apply and complete our online application process.

The closing date for this role is the 19th of April 2017 so please ensure your application is received before then to be considered for the role. Interview will commence on 27th April 2017.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

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.

Package description

Student Welfare Coach - Bournemouth - Permanent - Full-time - £20,709 + benefits