Wellbeing Coordinator - Residential


Emtec at Ruddington

Ruddington Fields Business Park, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6JZ

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A place to thrive

Being part of Nottingham College means playing a vital part in helping thousands of people reach their potential. Together, we’re making a positive difference to our learners, to our communities and to each other. We’re building better futures, for others and for ourselves. Here, you’ll have the freedom to work in a way that suits you, the support to thrive and the opportunity to shape your career.

Who we need

We are looking for a someone to join our Apprenticeship team at Nottingham College who is passionate about working with young people and ensuring that our students receive the best possible experience. You would be working within our Ofsted Outstanding Residential Provision.

The successful candidate will work alongside the current Wellbeing Coordinator and support the Assistant Principal for Apprenticeships and the wider Wellbeing team, to develop and deliver an effective Wellbeing and Enrichment programme to enhance the student experience. They will also support the Apprentices at the residential setting which provides a chance to obtain feedback on their experience and help create positive changes at Nottingham College. Key duties of the role include:

  • Champion a customer first approach with students, teams and colleagues to continually improve the delivery of wellbeing services.
  • Translate customer feedback into actionable improvements and maintain appropriate records, including evaluation from all activities, for monitoring purposes.
  • To act as the first point of contact for any safeguarding concerns, providing timely, relevant support and advice in order to safeguard the student.
  • Support the running of the cross-College Safeguarding Network, to share best practice and continually improve the College’s approach to safeguarding.

What you’ll bring

You will possess a commitment to the highest standards in delivering an exceptional customer experience, supporting student activities across a diverse and multi-site organisation. You will be a team player and motivator of people with an ability to develop positive, collaborative working relationships with partners and colleagues. You will have the confidence to tackle challenging situations using your effective problem solving and solution focused skills. Essential skills & experience include:

  • Highly effective organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Experience of carrying out a safeguarding role to include dealing with a range of issues such as abuse, neglect, radicalisation, CSE
  • Have a good, sound working knowledge of current safeguarding legislation, statutory and other related guidance.
  • Proven track record or working with complex issues of a difficult and sensitive nature
  • Excellent communication, negotiating, mediating and interpersonal skills, in particular, an ability to relate well to young people, parents/carers, colleagues and professionals

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact joanne.hobbs@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk.

Interviews are planned for: week commencing 03 June 2024

A place to belong

Join a diverse, vibrant community of over 1,300 staff and feel welcome from day one. Whether it’s enjoying a cuppa and a chat at our Wellness Cafes, collaborating with your colleagues or making the most of the facilities on our campuses, this is a place you can feel involved, connected and supported. With an attractive benefits package including 35 days annual leave, flexible working opportunities, access to a generous pension scheme and perks package, this is a place where you will feel valued and where you can grow and develop. It’s a place where you can share your ideas, work with people from all kinds of backgrounds and together, make a positive difference.

Be a part of a dynamic and diverse team that thrives on innovation, creativity, and outstanding outcomes. Our aim is for our workforce to mirror the rich diversity of the individuals and communities we serve, creating an environment where a range of experiences, skills, and viewpoints are valued. Within our inclusive workplace, everyone is given the opportunity to belong. As part of this we are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

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Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

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For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.