Intervention Officer

Discipline: Internal
Salary: £24,120 - £26,138 (£18,247 - £19,774 including holiday uplift)
Job ref: 012682
Published: 3 months ago
Duration: 12 Months
Deadline for Application: 25 Jan 2024 23:59

Due to maternity leave, we have a fantastic opportunity to join our Progression to Learning & Work  Department as an Intervention Officer.

As an Intervention Officer, you will support our students to succeed in gaining a qualification and develop their personal skills in a calm, friendly environment by ensuring our Positive Behaviour policies are applied. Student Intervention and Liaison Team Officers work with students to maximise their punctuality and attendance and liaise with parents/carers and partner school/organisations to ensure students are on target to achieve.

Your approach with students should be respectful and professional at all times, exercising patience, empathy and understanding of their backgrounds and needs. You should have ssound knowledge of the social, economic and personal factors which present risk to students, and be able to demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity.

 

This is a term-time role, therefore you will be working 30 hours per week, 40 weeks per year.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for managing a caseload of “at risk” learners
  • To ensure appropriate records, registers, staff and student timetables are monitored and utilised to identify learners falling below target grade.
  • To ensure that systems are in place to monitor SMART actions.
  • To communicate and manage parent and carer intervention meetings
  • To maintain a safe and secure learning environment by ensuring regular risk assessments are undertaken in regards to parental meetings on campus.
  • To contribute to the collegial culture, mission and strategic objectives and to work with colleagues in other curriculum and service areas across the College.
  • To promote positive behaviour policy
  • To be compliant with the College’s e-learning modules
  • To liaise with Parents, carers, tutors and support assistants to support learners to achieve.
  • To co-ordinate and be responsible for the effective administration intervention put in place.
  • To be compliant with College Equality and Diversity policies and procedures.
  • To undertake additional duties that may be required commensurate with the level of responsibility of the post.

For the full job description and person specification, please click here

 

The Ideal Candidate

 

The ideal candidate will be learner and quality focused with a commitment to our vision of working together to transform lives. They should be able to contribute to our journey to Outstanding, creating a positive working and study environment, and, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion should be embedded within their core values.

 

Education & Training

  • GCSE 9 - 4 or nationally recognised qualification in Maths or equivalent (E.g. GCSE A*-C, CSE 1, O-Level A-C)
  • GCSE 9 - 4 or nationally recognised qualification in English or equivalent (E.g. GCSE A*-C, CSE 1, O-Level A-C)
  • A minimum of a full level 3 qualification

Experience

  • Extensive experience of the complexities of pre-16 education, in particular as it relates to alternative provision.
  • Successful experience of working with young people on a 1:1 and group basis to achieve their career goals (in education, youth work or a community setting)
  • Proven experience of working with parents/carers of children and young people
  • Experience of working with challenging young people to improve behaviour and attitude to learning.
  • Experience of putting in place interventions that have improved a learner’s progress/improve behaviour/attendance
  • Experience of supervising/leading individuals/a group to successful outcomes

 

For an informal discussion about the role, please email recruit@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

 

Bradford College

At Bradford College our ambition is to transform the lives of our learners, help them to aim higher and support them to achieve their goals.

Located in the heart of Bradford, we offer a wide range of courses at varying levels, with something to suit everyone. From undergraduate, postgraduate and professional qualifications to distance learning and short community courses.

Our aim is to attract and retain knowledgeable, passionate and focused individuals who can inspire, motivate and support both learners and colleagues. With a can-do attitude and desire for continuous self-improvement, you could make a difference to the lives of everyone at Bradford College.

Benefits of working at Bradford College:

  • Additional college closure days, including 2-week Christmas closure
  • Local government pension scheme, with a generous 18% employer contribution
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Career progression opportunities – 54% of all vacancies are filled internally
  • Free sports and gym facilities
  • Free wellbeing initiatives and access to our exclusive staff indoor and outdoor wellbeing space
  • Confidential employee assistance service and on-site mental health first aiders
  • Access to Bradford College benefits hub, offering retail, travel, leisure and dining discounts and cashback
  • Discounts on greener travel – cycle to work scheme & local MetroCard and Northern Rail discounts
  • Access to hair and beauty treatments in our student-led Signature Spa
  • On-site dining facilities, including our award-winning Grove restaurant
  • A host of training development opportunities
  • Fantastic campus facilities, a short walk to public transport links in the heart of the City of Culture 2025
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that is truly committed creating a better future for all through education and training.

For full details please click here

 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the level of interest and number of applications so early application is advised.

 

Bradford College is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from people of all backgrounds and with all different kinds of life experiences. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken for this post including a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 

Please be aware it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children and vulnerable adults.