Inclusion Officer (term time only)

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. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Inclusion Officer to join the Leicestershire College Welfare and Development Team. You will be responsible for coordinating the relevant support and advocate for vulnerable students or students that may be at risk of leaving education.

You will act as a keyworker to identified students and contribute to and attend relevant meetings to advocate for students e.g. transition meetings, Personal Education Plans (PEP’s) and Educational Health Care Plans (EHCP) reviews.

As well as experience of working with young people with support needs and young people e.g. Looked After Young People, Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC), Young Carers, Young Parent, ideal candidates will have excellent communication and organisational skills, the ability to multi-task; to work as a team whilst also working independently on challenging caseloads and be able to track and monitor the impact of their work for learners.

As an Inclusion Officer, your role includes supporting students to ensure success, monitoring attendance and tracking progress and acting as an advocate for students when required. You will also be a member of the core safeguarding team and assist with training and guidance to college staff and students.

If you are personable, confident, pro-active and solution focused please make contact.

We are proud to have achieved the Investor in Diversity award. 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
  • Subsidised nursery fees
  • 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.

The successful candidate will be employed by The Leicestershire College a subsidiary company of Loughborough College. The terms and conditions of employment offered by the Leicestershire College are different to those of Loughborough College. Please note that employees of the Leicestershire College are based at Loughborough College.

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.

If you require any support to apply for this job, please email recruitment@loucoll.ac.uk

Further Details

How to Apply

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