Current vacancies

This page contains details about the current vacancies here at Havant & South Downs College. Please note, CVs are not accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form. You can email your completed application from to recruitment@hsdc.ac.uk or send it via post.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement: Havant & South Downs College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Careers Adviser – (Term-time)

Closing date: 10/06/2018 Salary: Grade 4 - £24,070 pro rata (actual salary £17,414) Contract type: Permanent

30 hours per week, 40 weeks of the year.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a qualified Careers Adviser to join a small dynamic Careers & Employability team at Havant & South Downs College.

To be considered for this role you must hold a Level 6 qualification in Career Guidance and Development, the Qualification in Careers Guidance (QCG) or an equivalent professional Careers Qualification at Level 6.

The purpose of this role is to provide impartial, confidential and high quality IAG to all members of the College community and prospective learners, using drop-ins, pre-booked 1:1 interventions, group settings, planned events, telephone calls and emails.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated individual who enjoys working with young people, is a self-starter and can offer innovation to inspire young people to achieve their full potential. You will need to be vibrant, enthusiastic and dedicated to helping young people explore opportunities and make decisions regarding their next step and career ambitions.

As part of this role it is important that the post holder is well organised, able to meet deadlines and manage your own caseloads. You must also be able to work independently to ensure the smooth day-to-day operations of the Careers & Employability services.

You will preferably have previous experience and knowledge of working in FE, and familiarity with A Level, Vocational pathways and supporting SEND students would be an advantage.

Successful applicants should be able to relate to young people from diverse backgrounds and with different levels of ability.

Interview date: TBC

Careers Adviser Job Description

Engineering IQA (Internal Quality Assurance)

Closing date: 30/05/2018 Salary: £18.07 per hour Contract type: Casual

Havant and South Downs College are expanding the very successful Engineering Apprenticeship Offer with an increased provision in the new apprenticeships standards.  The College is looking for a dynamic and organised IQA who can work independently and is familiar with the new standards to work with engineering apprenticeship qualifications and learners across all pathways.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified IQA with an outstanding knowledge of the quality process to be able to support the assessors and ensure excellence in our delivery.  If you are looking to be part of an effective and forward-thinking team and are available for an expanding work load, then apply today.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this provision, please do not hesitate to contact Aaron Butson on 023 93 879 999.

The successful candidate will be required to start as soon as possible.

Interview date: TBC

Engineering IQA Job Description

Admin Assistant

Closing date: 28/05/2018 Salary: Grade 2 £15594 - £17964 pro rata (actual salary £13,914 - £16,029) Contract type: Permanent

We are looking to recruit to a passionate, committed self-motivated, successful, individual to our Curriculum Support Team. The post is predominantly based at our Leigh Park Training Centre.

The individual will ensure the smooth running of the Centre and support the Havant Curriculum Support Co-Ordinator. You will act as the single point of contact for student centre enquiries developing and delivering an outstanding provision that is customer facing.

You will need a good standard of general education, relevant administrative experience, and a flexible, professional approach to delivering a high quality of service to our learners.

To be successful in this position you will thrive in a fast-paced environment and be confident managing your own workload and priorities. You will have high levels of attention to detail and be able to work independently.

In return the College will offer you a generous holiday allowance, free parking, free gym, child care vouchers and on-site nursery.

Havant & South Downs College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students and visitors and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to full vetting procedures including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Havant & South Downs College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Interview date: TBC

Admin Assistant (Leigh Park) Job Description

Curriculum Support Apprentice

Closing date: 28/05/2018 Salary: Grade 1 (£14,430 - £14,763) Contract type: Fixed term - 1 year

We are looking to recruit a passionate, committed self-motivated, successful, individual to be responsible for supporting our Curriculum Support teams at our HSDC campuses.

The individual will build relationships with our external and internal customers, and will provide excellent customer and administration service.

This role incorporates study and completion of the NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration, whilst working in a specific department during the one-year fixed term placement.

In return the College will offer you a generous holiday allowance, free parking, free gym, child care vouchers and on-site nursery.

Havant & South Downs College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students and visitors and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be subject to full vetting procedures including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Havant & South Downs College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Interview date: TBC

Curriculum Support Apprentice Job Description

Student Recruitment Adviser (x5 posts available)

Closing date: 28/05/2018 Salary: Grade:3 £18,306 - £22,338 Contract type: 37 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

We are looking to recruit a passionate, committed self-motivated, successful, individual to be responsible for growing the student intake at our HSDC campuses

The individual will build relationships with potential applicants. Provide excellent customer service and knowledgeable, honest guidance on our courses.

The successful applicant will have experience in a recruitment environment, managing workload. Database experience is essential as well as being an effective team player with fantastic attention to detail and time management skills.

Our Student Recruitment Advisers must be able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines as no two days will be the same. Be able to work closely with colleagues across all campuses.

We are therefore looking for a dedicated, highly organised, persistent, creative and collaborative person to help us in this period of change and opportunity at HSDC.

This role would suit an individual who is already working in sales/student recruitment roles, can work effectively unsupervised on their own initiative, has strong communication skills

It is a busy team in a competitive sector and we believe this is an exciting opportunity for the right person to make a difference to young people’s futures and create a significant impact on HSDC recruitment as we enter this period of great opportunity and challenge.

In return the college will offer you a generous holiday allowance, free parking, free gym, child care vouchers and on-site nursery.

Havant & South Downs College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students and visitors and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be subject to full vetting procedures including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Havant & South Downs College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Interview date: TBC

Student Recruitment Adviser Job Description

Management Accountant

Closing date: 28/05/2018 Salary: Grade 5 (£28,890 - £35,110) Contract type: Permanent

37 hours, 52 weeks

Following merger a new opportunity has been created for a Management Accountant at HSDC. The purpose of this role will be to provide financial support and insight to the College assisting in aspects of financial reporting, budget planning, financial management and commercial finance. The role will also take the lead in providing management accounting reports to enhance decision making in curriculum resource allocation, financial performance and new business opportunities/partnerships.

The post holder will:

  • report to the VP Finance & Facilities
  • have good problem-solving and analytical abilities
  • have a methodical and enquiring mindset with ability to challenge and corroborate data
  • be strong at developing relationships with internal stakeholders
  • of graduate calibre, at least part-qualified, studying towards a recognised CCAB accountancy qualification

The College will make a contribution to exam entry costs and support with an allowance for exam study leave.

Interviews: tbc

Management Accountant - Job Description

Student Finance & Travel Adviser

Closing date: 24/05/2018 Salary: £14,842 - £18,111 per annum (actual); Grade 3 £18,306 - £22,338 per annum (FTE) Contract type: Permanent

Hours/contract 30 hours per week (can be flexible on start and finish times)

52 weeks per year

A vacancy has arisen for a Student Finance & Travel Adviser to join the Student Finance and Travel team.  This post is predominantly based at the Havant campus.

The post holder will assist the Student Finance & Travel Coordinator with setting up the new train travel scheme and for administering both travel schemes (bus and train) offered by the College.  You will be responsible for the vulnerable bursary scheme and for any financial assistance queries/refunds for students at the Havant campus.

The successful applicant will have excellent customer service and organisation skills in providing an outstanding service to all students.

An understanding of the ESFA and Free Student Meals funding guidelines is desirable as the post holder will be responsible for ensuring all provisions meets these guidelines.

Please complete our application form and send to recruitment@hsdc.ac.uk

Please note that this vacancy is also being advertised to staff eligible for redeployment via internal College communication. Applicants who are eligible for redeployment will be considered before any other candidates.

Interview date: TBC

Student Finance & Travel Adviser Job Description

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