Positive Behavioural Support Officer

Harlow College, Harlow

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Job Ref No. ECC0-513S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Starting salary £22,942.92 per annum
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Do you have the ability to handle challenging situations with tact and diplomacy? Do you have strong interpersonal and communication skills and an understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures? If so, we want to hear from you!

Positive Behavioural Support Officer

Location: Harlow College

Full-Time (37 hours) - term time only
Starting Salary: £22,942.92 per annum (actual)


2 positions

About Us:

At Harlow College, we are committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and engaging environment for all our students. Our dedicated team works tirelessly to support students' academic and personal growth, ensuring they thrive during their time with us. We are currently seeking a dynamic and proactive Student Liaison Officer (Positive Behavioural Support) to join our team.

Key Responsibilities:

· Undertake morning/lunchtime entrance gate and daily campus-wide rota duties as required.

· Identify and challenge misconduct using a range of interventions and mediation strategies.

· Support the College's drive for the wearing of ID badges by challenging, recording, and monitoring non-compliance.

· Liaise closely with curriculum teams regarding issues related to student behaviour and conduct.

· Maintain a high profile in student open areas and across campus to ensure students have access to a safe and secure environment.

· Collaborate with Student Services and Safeguarding teams to develop, facilitate, and deliver effective interventions supporting students' social and emotional well-being.

· Provide initial 1:1 support for students exhibiting anti-social behaviour, especially those undergoing the student disciplinary procedure.

· Actively recruit students to participate in enrichment and student voice activities.

· Act as a mentor for students, providing support and signposting to advice and guidance services.

Essential Requirements:

· Education to level 2 standard including English and Maths

· Hold a qualification in youth work or similar

· Hold a current L2 Safeguarding certificate

· Ability to think clearly, stay calm in times of stress and remain objective

· Ability to resolve conflict and deal with criticism

What We Offer:

As a successful candidate, you can expect:

Funding for any training required for the role.
Investment in your professional development.
Opportunities to advance your career within the college.
Enrolment to the LGPS pension scheme.

How to Apply:

If you would like to pop in or have an informal discussion to find out more, please contact Sallyann Abdelmoula on 07827 838 914 or emailsabdelmoula@harlow-college.ac.uk

To apply, please click on the link below or copy and paste the URL



Closing date for applications is 27th June 2024 23:59

Interviews expected - 02/07/2024

This vacancy may close early dependant on the volume of applications received, we therefore encourage you to apply ASAP.

Potential start date subject to receiving satisfactory pre-employment checks; August 2024

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Louise McFarland
Velizy Avenue, Harlow
Essex, CM20 3EZ
Telephone: 01279 868 033
Email: recruitmenthc@harlow-college.ac.uk