• Location: SWANSEA, Swansea, SA2 9EB
  • Subject: Centre Assistant
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • End Date: 30 June, 2023
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary Range: £21,408 - £21,408
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 28 March, 2023 11:59 PM

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Student Experience Assistant

Student Experience Assistant

Gower College Swansea
About us:

Gower College Swansea is one of the largest colleges in Wales with a strong reputation for high quality teaching and learning. We have six campuses across the city with over 4,500 full time learners and 10,000 part time learners. We currently have a turnover of over £50 million making us a major employer in the region with approximately 1,000 staff.

At Gower College Swansea we are passionate about investing in our staff and looking after their wellbeing to ensure they feel supported in work and also at home.

The role:

To liaise with students in student spaces, including the student common room, catering areas, and the perimeter of the buildings, with the aim of encouraging positive behaviour and participation in activities.

Full-time (37 hours per week)
Term-time (36 weeks per annum)
Fixed-term until 30th June 2023
Pro-Rata Salary: £17,104 per annum
1 x Tycoch and 1 x Jubilee Court (please state in your application if you have a preferred campus location).

Key Responsibilities:

Work closely with students to proactively reinforce the College’s Learner Charter - to include learners always carrying their Student ID Card and encouraging positive learner behaviour and challenging poor behaviour e.g. bad language, dropping or leaving of litter

Support the Learner Engagement Lead, the Active Wellbeing Lead, the Student Union President and the Student Enrichment Officer with cross college enrichment activities - both on and off campus
Take referrals from SSO team to work with lonely or anxious students, ensure students feel supported during break times and where viable buddy them with other lonely or anxious students.

About you:

Level 3 qualifications or above in coaching, mentoring or youth work
Experience of working with individuals or groups of young people to change and challenge behaviours
Trained to intervene in situations of potential or actual situations of conflict

Benefits for you:

5.66 weeks annual leave, plus bank holidays, and the college is closed for two weeks over the Christmas period
A Local Government Pension Scheme with an average employer contribution of 21% (2023)
Free Parking
Access to staff fitness trainer/nutritionist/exercise classes
Staff support groups: menopause, LGBTQ+, time for talking
View more benefits here:
We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our organisation.

If you wish to continue your application journey using Welsh Language, please visit our Cymraeg site. We encourage Welsh Language applications as we recognise the importance of delivering services in Welsh, and the need to grow our bilingual workforce.

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

Please note that we are expecting a high volume applicants for this vacancy. If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.

Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to a start date before 1st February).

Full-time equivalent salary: £21,408 per annum