Residential Officer – Weekend Day and Evening Shifts available

  • Company: Plumpton College
  • Location: Plumpton, Nr. Lewes BN7 3AE
  • Salary: £8.39 (+ £1.09 holiday pay) per hour


We are looking to recruit Residential Officers to work on a flexible bank contract basis to cover weekend shifts during the day and in the evening. The role will consists of a range of day shifts 8am-4pm and evening shifts 4pm-12pm.

The key responsibilities of the Residential Officer will be to supervise residential students to ensure that acceptable standards of behaviour are maintained at all times, provide help and guidance to all students and deal with any incidents which may arise. The Residential Officer will also provide pastoral support, conduct site patrols and ensure that the College premises are kept secure.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with young people in a social, supportive role. With the ability to manage student behaviour effectively and represent the College positively, you will also be confident in de-escalating difficult situations that may arise. You will be responsible, trustworthy and able to work independently with minimal supervision.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website

Closing date for applications: Thursday 23rd May 2019

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

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Please complete an application form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and send to: or HR team, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex BN7 3AE.

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