We are seeking to employ a full time Learner Support Funds Coordinator to lead and manage our Learner Support Funds service on a 1 year, fixed term contact basis, to cover maternity leave.

The Learner Support Funds Coordinator is responsible for the overseeing the distribution of support funds to learners who may be experiencing financial difficulty.

The role involves working within funding guidelines to provide a suitable package for each learner.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with Learner Support Funds in a fast paced, busy environment, where there are multiple demands on their time.

Reporting to the Planning & Resources manager the Learner Support Funds Coordinator will be responsible for the Learner Support Funds Team and:

Day to day administration of the Funds, ensuring student applications are dealt with in an efficient and timely manner
Ensuring that guidance from the funding bodies is adhered to
Make award decisions and address all appeals for support
Liaise with funding bodies as appropriate and be the key contact for third party support providers
Support with providing MI and preparation of budgetary information
Provide support to the teams who provide financial assessments for learner

Newcastle College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment.

At Newcastle College values are not just about what we do, but also about how we do things. Our values underpin the culture and beliefs of our organisation, we expect all our staff to demonstrate behaviours in line with our three core values. 1. Valuing Our People, 2. Ownership and 3. Being Open and Honest.

As part of the NCG Group, Newcastle College offers an excellent benefits package, including generous holiday entitlement, access to the Teachers’ pension scheme (for teaching posts) or Local Government pension scheme (non-teaching posts), company sick pay, free on-site parking, cycle to work scheme, free gym membership and much more.

To view Job Description, Person Specification and NCG Values Pack please click the document attachment above.

No agency applications will be accepted.