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Weekend Residential Warden
England, West Midlands, Coventry - £9 per hour

Posted: 09/10/18

Description:
Working for a private run college where premium student residential welfare is paramount, and the residence is within the City Centre of Coventry, we are recruiting two weekend Residential Wardens on their behalf.

Responsible to: Boarding Manager and Principal
Hours: Two 8 hours shifts -Saturday and Sunday- for 36 weeks (College Term Time)
7am - 3pm / 3pm - 11pm (on a rotational basis)

Remuneration : £ 9.37 per hour
Start Date: September 2018
The Role
Residential Wardens are part of the College team to ensure all
students have access to a safe and secure environment at all times.
All Residential Wardens are responsible for the wellbeing and care of residential students in line with
the College's policies and procedures.
Main Responsibilities
o To promote the welfare of young people in all aspects of College life and to ensure
safeguarding arrangements are adhered to at all times.
o To maintain acceptable standards of student behaviour at all times while on duty in residence.
o Maintain security of the designated floor of the hall of residence, including the sign in/sign
out register.
o To help mediate in student disputes about noise, unacceptable behaviour etc thereby
ensuring good order and behaviour is maintained within the Residence.
o To ensure that the dignity and rights of individuals are protected and represented at all times,
engender a culture of respect and to protect students from bullying and other forms of
intimidation and abuse.
o Enforce rules of the College with respect to curfews, alcohol and drugs, smoking, visitors and
gender mixing.
o To give evidence about disciplinary issues which have been witnessed.
o To ensure that Fire, Health and Safety procedures are complied with at all times.
o Follow procedure and protocol in the event of an emergency.
o To inspect communal areas, report damage and dilapidation.
o To report all incidents, accidents, near misses and maintenance faults in line with College
procedures
o Accompany students (if required) to hospital /doctor
o Accompany students to weekend group activities ( if required)
o To assist in the preparation and serving of breakfasts and /or lunches where appropriate
o Ensure kitchens are cleaned and tidy at the end of each shift
o To undergo and maintain training as a designated first aider and fire marshal.
o To effectively liaise with the wider College Residential Team.
o To contribute and demonstrate the positive promotion and role modelling of the College
ethos and professional behaviours expected of all staff .

Person Specification
The successful applicant for this role will ideally:
o Have experience of working successfully with young people
o Have GCSE or 'O' Level equivalent qualifications in Maths and English
o Be trained in First Aid (training can be provided if necessary)
o Understand the importance of and have experience of enforcing health and safety rules and
fire regulations
o Be computer literate
o Appreciate and understand the different social, cultural and physical needs of students
o Respect and maintain confidentiality of students while having regard to safeguarding
procedures and requirements
o Communicate clearly, listen effectively and respond well to feedback
o Be able to demonstrate ability to deal with difficult situations calmly
Full DBS Check is required.

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