Student Support Officer

  • Job Reference: SE3552
  • Date Posted: 21 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Morthyng Group Limited.
  • Location: Corby, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £27,500
  • Sector: Education / Childcare
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Student Support Officer

Do you have creativity, enthusiasm and an interest in progression of young people?

Are you conscientious, honest and reliable who is prepared to work under own initiative and to deadlines?

Morthyng Group Limited is a registered charity and voluntary sector training provider and a 'not for profit' organisation that has supported the training of young people and adults. They are looking for a part time Student Support Officer to join them based at Corby.

The successful applicant will manage a caseload of young people aged 16-19 on the study programme. The role includes working with young people to identify and arrange suitable training and work taster opportunities, agree their learning plan, monitor attendance, mentoring, coaching and sourcing placements. The applicant should hold or be willing to work towards IAG Level 3 or 4.

Some of your responsibilities will include;

  • Advise, guide, inform, mentor, coach and support individuals throughout their programme and after exit

  • Undertake group or individual tutorials with learners ensuring their individual needs are met

  • Source quality work placements and work experience opportunities

  • Assist individuals to understand and overcome social, educational and emotional barriers

  • Collect, organise, and analyse information about individuals through interviews, records, and professional sources, to appraise their interests, aptitudes, abilities, and personality characteristics, for vocational, educational, work placements, work experience and employment

What you need:

  • Excellent organisational and planning skills

  • To be computer literate

  • A high level of written and oral communication skills

  • A cheerful disposition

  • Flexibility, adaptability and a willingness to embrace change

  • Able to work as part of a team

  • Hold or be willing to work towards IAG Level 3 or 4

Closing date: 19 April 2024

If this sounds like you, please hit apply now!

Morthyng Group Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants are subject to a satisfactory enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service and at least two independent referees who will be contacted prior to interview.

Our reference: SE3552

Vacancy: Student Support Officer

Location: Corby

Salary: FTE £27,500 per annum pro-rata for part time

Hours:   Part time - hours negotiable

National World / Smart Hire are advertising on behalf of Morthyng Group Limited.