Residential Support Officer (Non Live-In)

  • £21,006 - £23,903 Full time salary. Term time only (pro rata)
  • Hadlow, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent
  • Hadlow College

Salary: £21,006 - £23,903 Full time salary. Term time only (pro rata)

Hours: Full time - 37 hours per week

Working mainly evenings, weekends and nights on a roster

Term time only - 38 weeks including half terms

Locations: Hadlow College

We are looking for a self-motivated and committed person to participate effectively as a member of the Student Support Services Team in order to ensure safeguarding and student welfare are prioritised. The role will involve supporting students in a range of personal, social skills and enrichment activities in support of their progression.

The post holder will demonstrate and maintain a high standard of health and safety vigilance within and around the College residential accommodation areas. They should be able to communicate effectively between the Student Support Services Team, curriculum staff, students, parents, external agencies and emergency services. They should set an example in terms of conduct and behaviour, whilst helping students contribute to college and community life, to enjoy and achieve whilst at college and gain transferable employability skills.

The role will involve working a shift pattern as agreed with the Lead Residential Support Officer to ensure that staff numbers are sufficient for the students’ needs and activities involved, the role will also include patrolling the campus in all elements.

The successful applicant for this role must have excellent organisation and communication skills, a practical approach to routine tasks and be willing to work flexible hours. It is essential that they have a minimum of Level 2 Maths and English. Competent IT skills, ability to organise own workload and a clean current driving licence.

The college offer a contributory pension scheme and free car parking, salary sacrifice, staff discounts and opportunities for staff development.

You will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check and to provide proof of your right to work in the UK.

To apply for this job, please complete an application form. The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website, Alternatively, you can request an application pack by emailing [email protected] or telephoning 01732 853977. You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.

Please return completed application forms to [email protected]

The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is midnight on Friday, 26th July 2019.

Interviews will be held on Monday, 5th August 2019.

When applying for this role, please reference this job board as your application source when asked.

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed: therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.

For more information please contact [email protected] in the first instance or call 01732 853977 if you would like to discuss this further.

Hadlow College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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