Welfare Advisor - Worthing

Worthing, West Sussex
£21,616 pro rata per annum (incremental range £21,616 - £23,497 pro rata pa)
15 Jul 2021
12 Aug 2021
Contract Type

Part-time 15.5 hours per week, Term Time Only - 40 weeks worked

Supporting FE and HE students.

Based at the West Durrington campus.

Main purpose and scope of the post:

  • To manage a caseload of students to offer support with their mental well being or safeguarding concerns.
  • To provide an holistic support service for students by working as part of the Student Services team and liaising with other specialists and supervisors as well as effectively collaborating with external agencies to ensure student needs are fully met.
  • Represent the College and participate in multi-agency meetings.
  • Be a member of the safeguarding team and act as a duty safeguarding officer

You will require a Level 3 qualification or equivalent in a relevant youth services area, and it would also be desirable to hold a Level 3 qualification in counselling and a First Aid Certificate.

You should also have previous employment working with young people and it would be desirable to have had previous employment within an educational environment. Other essential attributes and knowledge include the ability to manage  the  unpredictability  of  student  needs/issues  and  effectively ascertain the potential risks to all parties, good working knowledge of associated youth services and other key agencies, knowledge of child protection legislation and working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Interviews will be held on 27th August 2021.