Designated Lead

Recruiter
RNN Group
Location
Worksop and Rotherham
Salary
£20,137 per annum
Posted
30 Oct 2018
Closes
28 Nov 2018
Ref
SRF000704
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The RNN Group incorporates Rotherham College, North Notts College, Dearne Valley College and its five subsidiary training organisations. We are based in the East Midlands and the South Yorkshire region and aim to help companies succeed and individuals learn their way to career security, fulfilment and happiness. Whatever role they are in, our staff are skilled, effective and dedicated to delivering or supporting outstanding education or training. If you want to work in a friendly, progressive organisation which makes a positive difference and are passionate, driven and enthusiastic then this could be an ideal role for you. 

About the role

This role offers the successful candidate the chance to play a leading role in developing young people's success at the RNN group. The role holder will support a caseload of learners who classify as 'vulnerable' including 'looked after', 'care leaver' or 'young carer'. Attending inter agency meetings, offering support throughout the journey and helping the young person achieve their full potential.  In this role the post holder will liaise internally and externally for the benefit of the young person, acting as support and advocate throughout their learner journey. They will hold and chair discussions around progression and ensure access to careers is provided to increase success rates of 'vulnerable learners'. 

Have you got what it takes?

We are looking for an energetic, innovative, flexible individual who is fully committed to the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults to help students reach their full potential. You should have a knowledge and understanding of pre and post 16 education and training along with an understanding of DfE guidance. You must be able to relate positively, confidently and sympathetically to people from a range of backgrounds, differing abilities and levels of motivation. Familiarity with computer applications, particularly word processing, PowerPoint and databases is a requirement along with excellent communication and interpersonal Skills. Due to the nature of the role a current driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

We can offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement for teaching and support staff
  • Entry to Local Government or Teachers pension scheme, with a significant contribution from the RNN Group
  • Access to salary sacrifice childcare vouchers scheme and other benefits designed to save you time and money
  • Significant investment in your development

We celebrate diversity and welcome applications from everyone. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check.

Please apply with CV to mattjones@rotherham.ac.uk