Student Support Officer - Vulnerable Students
- 36 hours per week, term time only
Student Support is a key service area in the College offering non-academic support and advice to students. This could include working with vulnerable young people supported by a Social Worker, providing health and well-being advice, financial support and supporting students facing problems that affect their learning.
We wish to appoint a Student Support Officer who will work directly with our cohort of vulnerable students, including Looked After Children and those with a Social Worker, liaising with external professionals and attending Personal Education Plan meetings. In addition, you will provide appropriate welfare support to students and make referrals to external agencies and other professionals. You will also become a designated Safeguarding Officer.
You should have experience of working with young people in an informal environment, and have a good understanding of the needs of vulnerable students and Looked After Children. You should be able to communicate effectively, work with different agencies and have sound judgement and integrity with good attention to detail. The role can involve travelling to external meetings and between our two Campuses (Harrow on the Hill and Harrow Weald).
Further details: Job Description
HRUC is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all people, irrespective of disability, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, transsexual or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion/faith or pregnancy and maternity leave.
Disclosure and Barring Service checks
HRUC (Harrow, Richmond & Uxbridge Colleges) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and we expect all staff to share this commitment. To ensure that we meet our safeguarding commitments we will carry out all necessary pre-employment checks, including undertaking an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check for all successful candidates.
Where references are taken up by the College, it is our policy not to disclose references to candidates.
For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.