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Welfare Support Coach (fixed term maternity cover, term time only over 40 weeks)

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Contract:Vision Business Support Service, fixed term, term time only

Salary:£22,304 per annum (pro rata for fixed term and term time)

Closing date:29/11/2021

Start date:TBC

The Welfare Support Coaches will develop and deliver high quality work with students through an agreed programme of support that facilitates their participation in current issues and decision making by creating opportunities for their personal, social and educational development whilst enabling them to reach their full potential.

Welfare Support Coaches are primarily responsible for managing a caseload of students referred through to the team. The focus of this support will be to enable the student to overcome the barriers that may prevent them achieving success whilst at college.

The Welfare Support Coaches will follow the principles of youth work to enable them to deliver an assertiveness mentoring model to raise Retention, Achievement and Success.

It is essential for this role to have excellent motivational, assertiveness skills and communication skills at all levels in order to ensure supported students make positive progress in a timely fashion.

It is also essential you have sound administrative, organisational skills and a flexible, adaptable and positive attitude; with a good general education, experience of using databases, processing information and creating regular reports. An IT qualification is also preferable.

Experience of working with young people/adults in a support situation is essential.

The role will require you to embed the college’s values; Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, High Expectations, Responsibility.