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Transfer Representative (Residential / live in role)

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Pay: £541.30 per week
Job Type: Activity staff/Resort Rep, Customer Services, ....
Location: United Kingdom United Kingdom United Kingdom Residential
Category: Gap/Temp And Parttime/Holiday
Available from: Jun 2024
Finishes on: Aug 2024
Type of work: Full Time, Indoor & Outdoor , Evening Work, Daytime Work, Weekend Work
Job reference: E06221242
Adventure, Childcare/Care Work, Education, Transport/Logistics, Travel/Tourism 2024-02-07 2024-06-26

Job Description

Join our winning team of global superstars in summer 2024

Embassy Summer, under its parent company EC English, offers award winning summer vacation programmes for young people across multiple locations in the UK, USA, Canada, Malta, UAE & South Africa. Students learn either English or French whilst immersing themselves in the local culture and surroundings. Our programmes are a combination of language classes, exciting excursions and fun-filled sporting, creative and social activities.

Transfer Representatives are at the forefront of students’ first experience with Embassy Summer, greeting them on arrival and always ensuring their safe transfer when under Embassy Summer care, either on arrival or departure as required.

Onsite Accommodation and meals are provided Free of Charge for all staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students for whom you are responsible for and with whom you come into contact with
  • Maximise student and Group leader satisfaction by ensuring their experience meets or exceeds their expectations
  • To maintain levels of student discipline, safety, and welfare
  • To assist in day-to-day general duties as instructed by senior management
  • To work in a way that promotes the safety and well-being of children and young people
  • To be present at ports to assist with student transfers
  • Ensuring the safe and efficient check-in of departing students
  • Chaperoning unaccompanied minors until airline staff take over responsibility for them
  • Ensuring your personal transfer phone is kept on your person and attended during all working hours
  • To remain calm, composed, and proactive when dealing with unexpected or difficult situations / people
  • To liaise with transport providers and centres to ensure the smooth running of transfers
  • To be on hand to assist the Transfers Management team with any issues that may arise

Education Required:

  • Educated to A-Level or equivalent.

Additional Qualifications Desired:

  • Valid First Aid Certificate

Experience Required:

  • Working with minors
  • Customer service experience

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Punctuality and good time management skills
  • Ability to deal with and resolve complex problems and issues
  • Ability to motivate and engage students
  • Ability to work in a high-pressured environment
  • Flexibility to work unsociable hours
  • Comfortable on your feet for long periods of time
  • Flexibility & Adaptability
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Enthusiasm
  • Demonstrates the ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
  • Demonstrates emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude to the use of authority and maintaining discipline
  • Demonstrates initiative in decision making and problem-solving processes
  • Demonstrates high customer service standards

Working week:

6 days per week (42 hours per week)

  • The working week is typically from Saturday to Friday and consists of working some evenings and every weekend and Tuesday. A day off will normally fall between Monday and Friday.
  • Working hours to include airport shifts and general duties as instructed by the Transfers Management team

Remuneration:

To help you better understand your potential earnings throughout the duration of your contract, we have prepared a sample weekly earnings calculation based on a 42-hour week. This is based on the assumption that you do not take holiday during your employment and instead have it paid out on completion of contract.

Weekly Gross basic pay : £483.00

Holiday Pay : £58.30

TOTAL Pay : £541.30

Disclosure and Barring Service:

If you do not have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring certificate and are not registered on the DBS update service, we will need to apply for a new Enhanced DBS for you. Please confirm this at the time of application.

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