Student Liaison Officer


Job Title Student Liaison Officer
Hours 20  hours per week  9.30am – 2.30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Rate of pay £9 per hour
Contract Fixed term
Closing Date Thursday 17th January 2019



The Hunslet Club provides activities and projects that develop young people to achieve their full potential. We achieve this through sport, arts, recreation and vocational training.

We are currently seeking a self motivated Student Liaison Officer to join our fast-paced Post 16 Education Scheme.  The role involves seeking work placement opportunities for students enrolled on our Post 16 Education programme so previous experience of building mutually effective relationships with external stakeholders would be an advantage.  The role also involves a variety of administration tasks and an element of delivering sessions to students.  The successful candidate will receive the relevant training to deliver this aspect of the role.

Full details can be found in the Job Profile and Person Specification

Application Process

For more information or to request an application form please contact Andrea Edwards – Operations Manager
Tel: 0113 2716489

Job Title       Student Liason Officer

Reporting to  Education Programmes Manager

Location                    The Hunslet Club, Hillidge Road, Leeds, LS10 1BP


To provide support in the day-to-day running of the Post 16 Education Scheme with a particular focus on identifying and securing work placement opportunities for students

To provide efficient administration support to education programme staff and to deliver sessions to learners attending the Club’s Post 16 Education Scheme.


Management Supervision and Guidance

You will be responsible to the Education Programmes Manager for your daily tasks and duties, and the Chief Executive Officer in any other matters.


Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure quality assurance standards required for educational inspections are met at all times
  • Carry out research to identify opportunities for students to undertake work placements.  Build effective relationships with work placement providers from the initial exploratory meeting, throughout the placement duration and obtain post placement feedback and follow up
  • Create session plans and schemes of work for teaching sessions
  • Support the Post 16 Co-ordinator with administration support to ensure the efficient running of the scheme
  • Complete data entry tasks including daily registers and updating of on-line attendance systems
  • Ensure internal databases are kept up-to-date
  • Issue and monitor student ID badges
  • Provide behavioural support at break times as defined by the staff rota
  • Provide emotional support to students to aid their wellbeing
  • Work with students to create CVs, personal statements and provide support with part-time job applications
  • Deliver “Preparing for Work” sessions to students
  • Liase with tutors regarding individual learning needs




  • Contribute to  the wider life of The Hunslet Club
  • Adhere to the Club’s organisations policies and procedures at all times
  • Undertake any other duties as appropriate to the post or which may from time to time be reasonably determined by the Operations Manager or Chief Executive Officer


The Hunslet Club reserve the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time in accordance to the needs of the business


Post Title: Student Liason Officer Qualification Essential Desirable
IAG Level 2  
Teaching qualification  
Experience of building mutually beneficial working relationships with key stakeholders
Experience of  working in administration support  
Experience of working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment  
Excellent administration and organisation/ time management skills  
Highly developed interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
Knowledge of Microsoft packages and ability to use in-house/external databases efficiently and accurately
Ability to respond proactively to unexpected problems and situations  
Confident in working with groups of young people
Ability to identify and challenge discrimination or discriminatory behaviour and take appropriate action as necessary
Ability to show sensitivity and objectivity in dealing with confidential issues
Strong understanding of the principles of working with young people  
Strong understanding of giving careers advice and IAG  
Strong understanding of health & safety guidelines, diversity awareness and safeguarding principles
Maintain confidentiality at all times
Be energetic, positive and enthusiastic
 High level of self motivation
Punctual and reliable
Ability to be resilient
Committed to raising the standards of  the club
A flexible attitude to role and a willingness to perform a variety of duties to ensure an efficient and effective service.
Willingness to learn new things and work positively to support the wider team to achieve success
Date Prepared:  January 2019


Disclosure of Criminal Background

The Hunslet Club policy sets out the requirements for obtaining information from the Disclosure Barring Service  (DBS) to enable safe recruitment decisions to be made and to identify candidates and existing employees who may be unsuitable to come into contact with children.

Due to the character of all posts offered by the Club, an enhanced DBS check is required as part of the selection process. The Club will pay the Disclosure fee where applicable.

A detailed copy of the Club Policy for Disclosure of Criminal Background is available on request.