Student Services Support Assistant

Paignton, Devon
£15,742 - £16,321
06 Jul 2018
16 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £15,742 - £16,321

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Location: Paignton, Devon

South Devon College is a Further and Higher Education college with top success rates, located in Torbay, which is part of the beautiful English Riviera on the South Devon coast. Our state of the art campus offers local access to world class facilities. We are an ambitious College, ambitious for our learners, our staff and the community we serve. We measure our performance by the success of our learners.

Our fresh vibrant culture provides 12,000 learners each year with a wide provision ranging from Foundation to University Learning, contributing an overall £30 million College expenditure to the local economy.

We are recruiting for a Student Services Support Assistant to join our Helpzone Team on a permanent basis.  Operating as part of the frontline customer-facing team across the College, your role will be to provide a welcoming and professional service to all, offering outstanding customer service and impartial information and advice to all students and visitors.  You will liaise closely with academic and Helpzone colleagues to respond to day-to-day customer enquiries and will facilitate the student recruitment process from enquiry through to enrolment.

The successful candidate will need to hold GCSE English and Maths at grade C minimum (or equivalent), have evidence of continued professional development and experience of working with members of the public in a front-line capacity.  You should have experience in the use of computer packages to develop and maintain records and of Microsoft Office, including Excel and Outlook.  We are looking for someone who is proactive, who has excellent organisational skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.

Benefits as follows: 25 days Holiday, up to 5 College closure days, Paid Bank Holidays, Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, Life Assurance (if member of pension scheme) On Site Nursery (Mama Bears), Nursery Voucher Scheme, Fitness Suite Facilities, Staff Discounts (Inspirations – Hair & Beauty, NUS Student Cards), Corporate Membership with Torbay Leisure Centre and Access to Automotive Department (Small Car Repairs & Pre MOT Testing at low costs) Discounted Stagecoach Bus Pass and many others.

Closing Date: Midnight, Monday 16th July 2018

Interview Date: Monday 23rd July 2018

To apply and for a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website.

This College is committed to Safeguarding/Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners, including children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.