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Student Welfare Officer – West Suffolk College



12th October 2017

Student Welfare Officer – West Suffolk College – Ipswich -£23,445 - £25,038 depending on experience - Permanent contract Mon to Fri 08.30 – 17.00

An excellent opportunity has become available for a Student Welfare Officer to join our expanding team here at West Suffolk College. This opportunity not only offers a very competitive salary range but also an attractive benefits packages which is inclusive of a lucrative pension scheme, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, free training and also numerous money saving options with local organisations.

Role Responsibilities

Undertake weekly client work where counselling is not appropriate.
Make referrals as necessary to external agencies.
Act as line manager for the Welfare Administrative team and undertake staff appraisal.
Organise the welfare induction process for the new students at the start of the year.
Organise staff training for new staff, volunteers and social work students.
Provide general advice and help to students.
Publicise the college bursary fund and monitor its administration.
Act as Child Protection Officer in the absence of the Student Welfare Manager
Deliver child protection or other welfare related training to West Suffolk College staff.

Required qualifications, skills and experience

Degree in a related subject – for example behavioural studies, counselling, mental health.
Knowledge of one of the following – Welfare rights, Housing, Student loans or emotional support for young people.

For more information, please contact recruitment@wsc.ac.uk

About West Suffolk College

West Suffolk College is an ambitious vocational and academic College, with a stunning main campus set in the heart of Bury St Edmunds. We are committed to providing outstanding education to all our students. Our ethos is to put our learners’ success at the he...

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