Welfare & Retention Officer (Term-time Only), North Somerset

Closing date:Expiring soon

Weston CollegeNorth Somerset

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,193.62 - £23,532.97
Contract term: Permanent

•Do you enjoy working with people to support them achieve both life and learning ambitions?

•Do you have a professional but friendly attitude?

•Do you want to make a difference and be able to bring out the best in others?

•Are you open-minded and non-judgemental?

•Do you want to work within a national award-winning team that prides itself on providing inclusive support that delivers student success?


Due to internal progression we are seeking a dynamic, caring individual to join our welfare and retention team. You will be responsible for providing effective welfare and mental health support, advice and guidance to all learners. The role will require the monitoring of students at risk of leaving within curriculum areas ensuring that effective intervention strategies are in place to keep students on programme.


Applicants must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with learners on an individual and group basis.


This is an exciting time to join Weston College. The College is Ofsted ‘Outstanding’, its Higher Education provision is graded ‘Gold’ by the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), and Weston College has recently won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is an Investors in People ‘Champion’ and has been awarded ‘Gold’ by Investors in People, which demonstrates Weston College’s commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.


Weston 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.




More about Weston College
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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Knightstone Campus, Knightstone Road, Weston super Mare, Somerset, BS23 2AL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1934 411 600
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