Welfare Advisor. Student Services. Part Time (30 hours per week). Permanent.
Every year, thousands of students from across Leicester and Leicestershire, as well as from overseas, choose to study at Leicester College. We pride ourselves on giving everyone an excellent experience, offering exceptional study and social facilities in the heart of Leicester.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with Leicester College as part of the Welfare team.
You will have excellent customer service skills and be able to provide a comprehensive welfare and funding advice service for learners and potential learners across college sites.
Applicants will be educated to Level 2 minimum in Maths and English (GCSE Grade C or above, GCSE Grade 4 or above, or equivalent). You will also hold a Level 6 qualification and have effective communication skills. It is essential that you have knowledge and understanding of the welfare benefit system. It would be an advantage to have experience of working in an advisory capacity.
Closing date: 9th October 2020
Interviews: 21st October 2020
We are one of the largest Further Education Colleges in the UK with more than 20,000 students studying with us on a wide range of courses. Our mission is to equip people with the skills they need to be successful in education, in work and business and in their personal lives.
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