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Leicester, Leicestershire
Leicester College
Part Time
£24,674 - £26,493 pro rata per annum.
23rd September 2020
Start Date
As soon as possible
10th October 2020 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1114929

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. Leicester College is proud of its diverse workforce and welcomes applications from the whole community. If you decide to apply for this post, keep a copy of these details, as they will no longer appear on this web site once the post is closed. Please note all vacancies close at midnight on the closing date specified. We aim to complete shortlisting for this role within 5 days after the closing date. You will be contacted via the email address you provide on your application form as to the outcome of your application. Please remember to check your spam email box if you haven’t heard from us. Please ensure you complete in full all sections of the application form as we do not accept CVs or other forms of supplementary information.

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Safeguarding Statement:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children,young people and adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure that is considered satisfactory by the College. If you are appointed you must reimburse the College of the cost of a Disclosure and Barring Service check (previously Criminal Records Bureau). The cost will automatically be deducted from your first salary payment. You are also required to subscribe to and pay for the on line DBS Update Service.
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