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Student Support and Safeguarding Officers (3 posts)

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Suffolk New College
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up to £22,464 pa
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Full Time
Closing date:
19 February 2020 12:00 PM
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Post 1: 37 hpw, 52 weeks per year, based at Ipswich Campus

Post 2: 37 hpw, 38 weeks per year, based at Ipswich Campus.

Post 3: 37 hpw, 38 weeks per year, based at Suffolk Rural Campus.

We have three exciting opportunities to work within a pro-active, multi-functional team providing support, advice and guidance on a range of topics to both existing and prospective students at Suffolk New College.

You will manage a caseload of students and offer support, information and guidance in order to enable them to stay on programme and achieve or progress onto a positive outcome.

Naturally able to relate to young people, you should be enthusiastic and determined to offer the best advice and to succeed with each individual you work with. You will need to be motivational in your approach with young people and be able to offer them a range of strategies and support to assist them with any concerns and help them achieve.

You will need to be highly organised, student focused, an effective communicator and enjoy working as part of a busy team. You should also have a Level 2 qualification or equivalent in English and Mathematics, and a relevant Level 3 qualification.

You will also be a Safeguarding Officer and part of the Safeguarding Team, therefore you should have Designated Safeguarding Lead training or a commitment to undertake this training within a specified period.

Please note that as Suffolk New College is a multi-campus site, you will be required to work at and travel between campuses.

For further information and to apply, please visit: 

Interview date: 27 February 2020.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our on-going commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to short list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet the essential criteria and all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria. All appointments are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

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