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About Glasgow Kelvin College:  Glasgow Kelvin College’s ethos derives from its commitment to Excellence, Progression and Enterprise. It seeks to provide learning opportunities of the highest quality, which engage learners from the widest range of backgrounds, and support their progression to employment or to further study. It seeks to develop enterprise in individuals – as a core skill for learning, life and work; and to support enterprise in both organisations and communities – by developing the capacity of both employers and employees and of community representatives.

Making a Difference: Glasgow Kelvin College plays a vital role in providing accessible vocational and core-skills learning and by joining us, you'll have the opportunity to be part of an organisation that creates inclusive progression opportunities for learners and makes a positive impact on the communities we serve.

At Kelvin: We deliver high-quality programmes, from introductory to degree level, to around 15,000 students each year from three campus buildings in the North and Northeast of Glasgow and through a large network of community-based centres. The College works with partners to create inclusive progression opportunities in a vibrant and sustainable environment for our learners.

Student Funding Officer

Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time

Department: Finance

Location: Glasgow

Workplace type: Onsite

Compensation: £31,828 - £35,319 / year

Application Deadline: July 23rd 2024

Key Responsibilities

The postholder will supervise the Student Funding Assistants to ensure all bursary and EMA applications are processed timeously, process Student Fund applications and prepare fortnightly payments to learners by Bankers Automated Clearing Services (BACS) as directed by the Team Leader.

The postholder will be the first point of contact for the team to discuss day to day enquiries and will be responsible for resolving general operational issues liaising with the Team Leader when necessary.

The postholder will signpost learners to appropriate sources of advice and advise learners and colleagues in respect of student support funds in line with the College ethos in respect of student support.

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

You should possess an Accountancy qualification to HNC level (SCQF level 7) or have equivalent knowledge and experience as an alternative to a formal qualification.

You will have demonstrable knowledge of:

  • Financial administration and in applying student support policies prepared by the College and the Scottish Funding Council Audit processes and systems.
  • Student Support Funds at FE level; and
  • Working knowledge of computerised Financial Management Systems and MS Word, MS Excel.
  • You will have the following skills and competencies:

A good level of ICT literacy.

  • High degree of numeracy and accuracy.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills – both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team.
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the requirements of the service including traveling to other campuses; and
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.

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Student Counsellor

Employment Type: Fixed Term to June 2025, Part Time

Department: Student Support Services

Location: Glasgow

Workplace type: Onsite

Compensation: £31,828 - £35,319 / year

Application Deadline: July 26th 2024

Key Responsibilities

As Student Counsellor you will be responsible for coordinating and delivering a wellbeing and counselling service to learners in line with the Access and Inclusion Strategy and the whole College approach to Mental Health.

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

The successful candidate should have qualifications in:

  • BACP/COSCA registered and accredited counsellor (or, have the potential to re-register in a short timescale)
  • Diploma level counselling qualification
  • Be able to provide evidence of continuous professional development

Experience of:

  • working in a Mental Health service
  • crisis intervention
  • working in an educational setting
  • working as part of a team to deliver objective and target
  • developing and maintaining a range of internal and external partnerships
  • working with a diversity of client groups and a wide range of clients of all ages and backgrounds

In addition, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of:

  • National priorities for education
  • Understanding of legislation in relation to Wellbeing and Mental Health
  • The Further Education Access and Inclusion Agenda
  • Safeguarding and Corporate Parenting

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