Widening Access and Participation (WAP) Officer

Location UK / Derry

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1383777

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Widening Access and Participation (WAP) Officer based at the Strand Road Campus.

POST REF: 01920/19

POST TITLE:  Widening Access and Participation (WAP) Officer

DURATION: One Year

LOCATION: Strand Road Campus

SALARY: Band 4 – £18,870 – £23,111 per annum

CRITERIA

Applicants must have at least:

Essential:

1 a level 6 qualification in any discipline;

and

2 six months’ employment experience of working with people from marginalised communities;

and

3 a current driving licence and access to a car (applicants with a disability who

have been prevented from obtaining a driving licence due to their disability (as defined by the DDA 1995) are eligible to apply.

Desirable

4 a qualification in Careers Guidance (QCG).

FOR INFORMATION ON THE LEVEL OF QUALIFICATIONS YOU CAN ACCESS THE QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDIT FRAMEWORK WEBSITE

If as a direct result of a disability, you can not fully meet the essential experience requirement of the criteria for this post the College will waive this requirement.

Applicants should note that the above criteria are the minimum requirements only and may be enhanced at the discretion of the short-listing panel.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Under the provision of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (NI) Order 2007 this post is deemed to be a regulated position.

There is a possibility that a reserve list will be retained if more applicants are deemed suitable than posts exist.  In the event the successful candidate fails to take up the post or if the post is vacated within 6 months of the appointment date, or if another vacancy arises within 6 months the post may be offered to the next person on the reserve list. This excludes posts where panel lists will be created and maintained for a specified period.

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website 

COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS TO BE RETURNED NOT LATER THAN NOON ON FRIDAY 25 JANUARY 2019.

The College is committed to equal opportunities and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society in particular applicants from the Protestant Community.

Applicants with a disability are encouraged to visit the College website which provides accessibility information on College facilities.