Accommodation Support Officers

The College is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business.

Are you responsible, able to work on your own, flexible, fair, reliable and trustworthy?  Do you have experience of working with young people?  You could be just the person we are looking for.

We are offering casual posts with the majority of the role being based ‘out of office hours’ including weekends, evenings and bank holidays. 

As an Accommodation Support Officer, your presence will contribute significantly to ensuring that our students feel safe, comfortable and part of The Gables accommodation community at Loughborough College. We are committed to ensuring a safe and supportive environment for all students. Our safeguarding policy specifically recognises the increased level of vulnerability that arises when students are far from home, away from their normal support network and in an unfamiliar environment. You will play a critical role in our duty of care and support for students both under and over the age of 18. We are looking for enthusiastic candidates to provide welfare, safety and practical support to students aged 16 and over in our 187 bed halls of residence. The role will involve liaison with student residents, responsibility for security, safety, wellbeing and organisation of events. Applicants must be over 18 years of age, have NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification in Maths and English e.g. GCSE grades 4 and above and will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and participate in induction training prior to shift allocation. Please note that no accommodation is provided with this role.

We are proud to be working towards being an Investors in Diversity organisation. We actively encourage applications who are current under-represented and where we are using positive action under the Equality Act. We welcome everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey. The College is striving to attract, develop and retain the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised.

Alongside our commitment to your professional and personal development, we also offer a generous benefits package including:

  • A competitive pension scheme
  • On-site parking
  • One campus facility
  • Subsided nursery fees
  • Additional annual leave available
  • Fantastic CPD and inclusive resources for development
  • Opportunities of volunteering within local community and charities

We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, agile working, staff forums, staff working groups for sustainability, staff steering groups for Investors in Diversity and support services to support with mental health and wellbeing for staff from different backgrounds.

We are and have consistently invested in providing our learners and employees with an outstanding and unrivalled range of modern facilities and resources.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing their circumstances against criteria specified on the Gov website. Please note right to work checks will be completed when the job is offered.

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Closing date: 2nd February 2022

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.