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Senior Residential Duty Warden

  • Job type: 1924 annualised hours (based on an average of 37 hours per week) Sunday – Saturday – to include evenings and weekends
  • Salary: £22,080 - £24,133 per annum
  • Closing date: 14th August 2020 12:00 pm
  • Interview date: 20th August 2020 00:00 am
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Post title: Senior Residential Duty Warden

(Reference: SMB039)

Hours: 1924 annualised hours (based on an average of 37 hours per week)

Sunday – Saturday – to include evenings and weekends

Salary £22,080 – £24,133 with on-site accommodation

25 days holiday 

The SMB Group is a highly successful FE college, formed through the merger of Stephenson College and Brooksby Melton College. We are an innovative and highly responsive centre for education and training with campuses in Coalville, Melton Mowbray and Brooksby.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the College for a Senior Residential Warden to join the team based at our Brooksby Campus.

The Senior Residential Warden will supervise the work of Residential Wardens and other Accommodation Team members, and lead the service delivery in relation to national residential standards. For the senior post managerial experience of leading a team within a residential setting would be advantageous, and experience of working to CQC guidelines, relevant legislation and professional regulations.

The successful applicants will ensure the College is compliant with CQC / regulatory requirements and that all service development targets are met, being responsible for the provision of a high-quality service, both in respect of student care and engagement.

Post holders will ensure that welfare/pastoral support meets appropriate residential care standards, establishing effective dialogue with residential students through systems for consultation, representation and complaints and organise social events and other enrichment activities for residential students.

This role is annualised hours, therefore the pattern of hours to be worked will vary throughout the year, however a schedule will be provided. It is a requirement of the post to live on site in College Accommodation ensuring emergency cover is in place at all times when students are in residence

In return, you can expect the opportunity to work with an organisation that is committed to the ongoing development of its people. You will have a passion for innovation, bringing new ideas and embedding new technologies into the learning environment.

We offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • Career Average Pension Scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme)
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Onsite free parking at all campuses
  • Private Healthcare plan

To apply for this position, please visit our website and complete an online application form.

Should you wish to have an informal conversation about the roles, the working environment and progression opportunities please contact Lisa Craddock Vice Principal Business Development on 01664 855231.

Closing Date: 14 August 2020

Interviews: – 20 & 21 August 2020

We value the commitments you may have outside of work and aim to support the professional and personal wellbeing of everyone at The SMB Group. Our benefits include generous annual leave, a contributory pension scheme and an employee assistance programme. We also offer flexible working such as part time hours, job share and sessional contracts as well as a variety of professional development opportunities.

We strive to be an equal opportunities employer and actively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to a positive approach to employing and retaining disabled people. Disabled applicants will be guaranteed an interview where they demonstrate that they meet the essential selection criteria.

The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please note, all applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check


Important information for applicants

Guidelines on how to effectively complete our application form can be downloaded below. Before you complete the application form please read the guidance notes carefully. Click here to download the guide (PDF).

Applicants who demonstrate in their application that they possess the skills, experience and abilities required for the job stand the best chance of being shortlisted.

It is important to provide evidence that you can meet each of the requirements in the person specification, by giving specific examples.

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