Yeovil College has been on an exceptional journey over the last seven years. Our College community is completely aligned, great people pulling in the same direction, who are making amazing things happen. Outcomes for learners that are some of the best in the Country, high financial performance which is enabling choices and the delivery of an exceptional student experience. Interconnected with our business community, we are focused on supplementing their prosperity for all of our benefit.
Yeovil as the principal town of South Somerset is set in beautiful countryside close to the wider South West and all of its benefits, making for a fulfilling work/life balance.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Student Support Practitioner to join our Student Experience team on a part time, fixed term contract.
This role is to primarily to support students in 121 or small groups including signposting them to the relevant internal support and/or external agency/agencies, to work in a blended approach to include face to face direct work (Covid safe) and online as directed by the Head of Student Experience with a case load of students, previous experience of developing resilience and making a difference with young people would be an advantage.
This role would ideally suit someone with Youth Work Experience as well as key areas set out in the job description.
This role is to work 35 hours per week, actual salary is £18,946, Fixed Term until 30 September 2021.
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Access to free staff car park
• On-going professional development
• Discount at high street and on-line retailers
Yeovil College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Potential applicants should be aware that all successful applicants will need to agree to and enhanced DBS check. Yeovil College follows the DBS Code of Practice which is available from the DBS website.