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Welfare and Engagement Adviser- Maternity Cover

Student Services

Category:  Support
Salary:  £26,135 to £27,741 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Hours:  36 hours per week. Term time only
Contract Type:  Temporary Maternity cover
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date: Tuesday 05 July 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  083422

Our Student Services are currently recruiting for a Welfare and Engagement Adviser. 

Welfare and Engagement Advisers play a leading role in ensuring that students have the appropriate personal support to develop excellent attitudes to learning, become self-confident and self-assured, and know that they have the potential to be a successful student which will have a strong, positive impact on their progress.  

The successful candidate for this post will work within the Student Services Team to support vulnerable students including those with mental ill-health or social and emotional difficulties, students with social workers, personal difficulties or other barriers to learning. They will also work closely with Curriculum and cross-college teams to maximise student engagement and success.

The successful post holders will be expected to:

·         Provide pastoral support, dealing with an allocated caseload of students needing extra support, so that students develop their personal, behavioural and social skills.

·         Support the preparation of students for progression within and from the College.

·         Contribute to the development of enrichment activities and workshops so that students develop their personal, behavioural and social skills.

·         Encourage student participation in wider College life, including enrichment and social action.

·         Support the work of the Student Council, promoting student voice.

To be successful in this role, you will need an experience of working with young people aged 14-19 involving coaching, assessment of needs and provision of advice , information and support. You will be familiar with motivational or counselling techniques. You will have a proven track of motivating others to reach their full potential.

Your professional background will be working with support agencies, both within the college setting or in the wider community.

Please refer to the job description for more details.

Please be advised that RuTC is currently in consultation to merge with Harrow College and Uxbridge College (HCUC). Richmond College will still retain its unique brand identity and trading name but the successful candidate will be working within the college group of Harrow, Richmond and Uxbridge Colleges

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