Male Residential Officer
Monday to Thursday (5pm – 11.30pm)
26 hours per week
Term Time Only (38 weeks per year)
St Albans Campus
“Oaklands College, is a vibrant, inclusive and progressive Further Education College, with a commitment to student success provided through the best possible learning environment and student experience”
Do you want to positively impact the student experience of those living on site in a unique setting in the heart of St Albans? If so we have an exciting opportunity to be part of our team of staff who support our residential students that are members of many different sporting academies including football, basketball, netball, athletics and rugby.
The focus of the residential team is to achieve an outstanding residential and pastoral service for our residential students. Please note that the successful candidate is not required to live on site.
Your main responsibility will be to ensure the wellbeing and safety of our residential students. You will engage them in a range of welfare and enrichment activities promoting healthy lifestyle and wellbeing. You will work within the care standards for under 18 students living away from home and monitor at risk students as required.
The ideal candidate will hold a relevant L3 qualification in youth work, care work or sport related field and have experience of working with 16-19 year olds. You will also have experience in providing enrichment activities and workshops, particularly for 16-19 year olds and have a professional knowledge of safeguarding and student welfare requirements. It is essential that you have the ability to work with large and diverse student groups, including maintaining appropriate student behaviour.
Gender-specific posts are advertised in accordance with Sch. 9 s. 1 (1) of the Equality Act 2010 which provides for the application of a genuine occupational qualification on the grounds of decency or privacy.
Interview Date: TBC