Fri Apr 28 00:32:30 GMT+00:00 2017

Residential Assistants

  • United Kingdom, Cambridge
  • Bell Educational Services
  • Experience: NOT APPLICABLE
  • Positions: 2
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Details of Position

Based at The Leys school in Cambridge, you will be responsible for ensuring the safety, security and pastoral care of Bell students who are studying at our Cambridge school over the summer. This is a six week residential position and will involve working shifts (including nights and weekends).
Dates: 02 July 2017 - 13 August 2017

The post holder will deal with weekend arrivals and departures, induction to The Leys Residence, student queries, ensuring under 18s adhere to guidelines and curfew and generally ensuring the safety and security of all Bell Cambridge at The Leys residential students and The Leys residence property, together with other general duties as required. This role will involve working alongside and reporting to the Residential Supervisor.
Main duties:
• Ensure smooth operation of student arrivals and departures, in liaison with Accommodation department , Student Services Manager and School Administrator
• Induct students to the residence, including fire procedures
• Ensure Residence Rules are adhered to and student discipline is maintained, in liaison with Student Services Manager and School Administrator
• Ensure welfare, safety and security of students at the residence in liaison with the School
• Ensure students aged 16 and 17 follow under 18s guidelines and safeguarding procedures, including adhering to 23:00 curfew
• Deal with student queries and provide information as required in liaison with Student Services Manager and School Administrator
• Ensure security of The Leys residence and furnishings/ property
• Be on call, available for emergency contact in case of incident
• Report incidents or concerns immediately to Student Services Manager or School Administrator and record all such incidents
• Adhere to all procedures in operation and any other general duties as required


Education Level
Essential - GCSE and A level qualifications (or equivalent)
Desirable - Degree level qualified
Professional/Technical Qualifications
Desirable - Social or pastoral qualification
First Aid qualification
Essential - Pastoral / welfare experience
Desirable - Working with children and young people
Awareness of safeguarding guidelines
Working in a residential environment or boarding house
Personal Skills/Qualities
Essential - Excellent customer service skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent organisational skills
Personable and approachable
Ability to deal with younger students
Time management / able to multi task and work to deadlines
IT literate
Ability to work under pressure and deal with difficult situations
Able to use initiative as appropriate
Good team worker
Flexible attitude
Ability to work unsocial hours including night duty
Bell is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. A DBS check (formally CRB) will be requested in the event of a successful application.

Salary and Benefits

£8.00 per hour

Company Details

Bell Educational Services
More Company Information
Red Cross Lane
United Kingdom
01223 275593
Click here to visit the Bell Educational Services website
Contact person:
Bell Recruitment, Recruitment Department

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