Welfare and Retention Officer (20%)

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset
£4,100 - £4,600 per annum (actual salary)
07 Mar 2018
20 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Apply your interpersonal skills and experience dealing with welfare issues to an 'Outstanding' college.

As the Welfare and Retention Officer, you will be responsible for providing effective welfare and mental health support, advice, and guidance to all learners. In addition, you will be responsible for monitoring students that might be 'at risk' of leaving within curriculum areas, ensuring that effective intervention strategies are in place to keep students on programme.

This is an exciting time to join Weston College. The College is Ofsted 'Outstanding', its Higher Education provision is graded 'Gold' by the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), and Weston College has recently won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is an Investors in People 'Champion' and has been awarded 'Gold' by Investors in People, which demonstrates Weston College's commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.

Benefits include generous holiday allowance, a defined benefits scheme, and training opportunities available.

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that Weston College reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.