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Ref no:
GKC00184
Published:
21/1/2022
Closes:
4/2/2022
Location:
1200 Westerhouse Road, G34 9HZ
Salary:
£21,993 - £24,647 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
17.5 hours per week

This position has expired.

Glasgow Kelvin College is the key provider of accessible vocational and core-skills learning in the north and east of the city. We deliver high-quality introductory to degree-level programmes to around 15,000 students each year from four campus buildings and through a large network of community-based centres. Engaging with communities which experience high levels of deprivation, the College works with partners to create inclusive progression opportunities in a vibrant and sustainable environment for the learners, communities and stakeholders which we serve.

ESOL Wellbeing Support Officer (0.5fte) – Fixed Term until July 2023

Salary: Grade 2 £21,993 - £24,647pro -rata

Location: Glasgow

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Glasgow Kelvin College’s ESOL Team as a Wellbeing Support Officer (Fixed Term till July 2023). You will be the primary support for the wellbeing of ESOL learners, providing a single point of contact from time of application to completion of course. You will help to ensure a smooth learning journey by removing barriers to accessing support to support the learners’ positive wellbeing.

You will work in partnership with other key support services within the College i.e. teaching management, Student Support Services, Student Information Services and Finance - Student Funding Services. You will also link with relevant external agencies such as the DWP, Housing Associations, Job Centre Plus, Social Care and Health Care.

Ideally you will possess or be working towards an HNC in a relevant subject area (SCQF Level 7) or equivalent, have a good level of computer literacy including a working knowledge of Microsoft packages, good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work on own initiative or as part of a Team. 

You should also have experience of working with non-native English speakers, including asylum seekers, economic migrants and members of settled communities, supporting access to learning opportunities, integration, employability and personal development.

Closing date for applications Friday 4 February 2022.

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