Location: Central Campus, Sandwell, West Bromwich
Working Hours: 37
Salary: up to £28,004
Sandwell College is a fantastic leading organisation. We are a large, successful, richly diverse and growing college based on the outskirts of Birmingham. We have achieved significant success over recent years and we have further, big ambitions for the future with just under 6,000 students currently studying with us.
We offer excellent rewards including:
• Excellent annual leave of 35 days plus bank holiday allowance
• Competitive pension scheme
• A variety of health and wellbeing programmes
• Discounted gym membership
• Progressive career development and training with regular ‘Appreciation Days’
As the ‘Further Education College of the year 2019’, we have a full-time and permanent opportunity for a Welfare Officer to support our Experienced Care Students as part of our Welfare team, reporting into the Director of Student Services.
The successful candidate will be responsible for liaising with the local authority and schools prior to students joining the College. You will work with the students to give them the required support and advice at all stages in the learner journey as part of Sandwell College.
The person in this role will be required to implement strategies to encourage and enable learner engagement. You will be able to make strong cooperative links with stakeholders, outside partners and the other professionals in young people’s lives and make the college a key element of their success by proactively engaging in their support and education.
To be successful, you will hold an English and Maths GCSE or equivalent and have experience of working with learners/young people and case management. You will be an excellent communicator (oral and written) and work well independently.
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Closing date is the 30 June 2021. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date.
Interviews: First stage interviews will take place in July 2021.
Sandwell College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications form all.
Cadbury Sixth Form College is committed to safe guarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.