House Parent

Recruiter
Study Group
Location
Bellerbys College London
Salary
£10,951.20 per annum
Posted
05 Jul 2019
Closes
05 Aug 2019
Job Level
Facilities Support
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

JOB OVERVIEW

Our Bellerbys College London is looking for a permanent, part time House Parent to provide support, supervision and care to students within the London boarding house, outside of college hours.

You will work one week off and one week on. Every other week you will be required to work 4 days-  Thursday to Sunday 5pm-9am (this role includes a room for sleeping with on call duties in case of emergency).

Our students range between 13 and 22 years old and will rely on you to care for them, assisting with anything from problems with accommodation to issuing medication.

Though not requiring any specific qualifications, experience in a similar role would be extremely helpful to this role. The perfect candidate will be empathetic and calm mannered, with a background in working in potentially pressurised situations.

Life at Bellerbys College London is about much more than the chance to get a great education. We help our students get immersed in college life and the city that will become home during their studies with us. Much like our students, our residential team is very diverse and enthusiastic to offer the best support possible.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To promote and safeguard the welfare of students for whom you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.
  • To encourage students to enjoy their life in the residence
  • To assist with in-residence activities and events
  • To assist with welcoming students and inducting them into the residence
  • To ensure that the students are aware of college rules and apply sanctions as required (with the permission of the Head of Boarding)
  • To undertake curfew checks and report missing students
  • To care for unwell boarders including providing Homely remedies and non-prescription medication (once training is completed)
  • To ensure that all H&S breaches and repairs are reported to the Maintenance team
  • To assist with fire evacuations and emergency exits from the building
  • To send compile and send handover reports at the end of each shift
  • To work flexibly with the team across all shifts
  • To provide on-call cover overnight as per rota
  • To undertake any other duty or responsibility deemed reasonable by the Principal or Director of Welfare

EXPERIENCE

  • Educated to ‘A’ level
  • First Aid (Desirable)
  • The ability to build positive relationships with students and staff across the college
  • A can do attitude
  • Empathetic approach to our students
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.

KEY BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • Holidays- Easter, Summer and Christmas
  • Enhanced pension scheme, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, Wellbeing centre, and much more.

ABOUT US

We are a global pathway provider in International Education, working collaboratively with a number of Top Tier Universities. Voted as the 2017 and 2018 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe.  

ORGANISATIONAL COMPLIANCE

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

Study Group processes your information in line with data protection regulations. 

Please apply via the link.