Job Description

Location: Cadbury College

Working Hours: Full time (37 hours), Term Time

Salary: £28,284 – £32,803

Cadbury College, a campus within the Sandwell College Group is a fantastic leading organisation. We are a large, successful, richly diverse and growing college based in Birmingham. We have achieved significant success over recent years and we have further, big ambitions for the future with just under 6,000 students currently studying with us.

We offer competitive pay and excellent rewards including:
Excellent annual leave for Lecturers plus bank holiday allowance

Competitive pension scheme

A variety of health and wellbeing programmes

Discounted gym membership

Progressive career development and training with regular ‘Appreciation Days’

We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Safeguarding Lead to join the team, who will be responsible for coordinating safeguarding across the campus, and ensuring all relevant information is disseminated to staff and external agencies. The role will support the development of safeguarding and child protection policies, training, procedures and guidance for the college, and to assist in the coordination of referrals, arranging action and reviewing services for children and families.

The role Safeguarding Deputy is to work closely with the Safeguarding Lead and Safeguarding Officers to deal with a range of safeguarding issues. The post holder will provide expert advice and guidance to all staff and give feedback to the Head of Pastoral Care (Safeguarding Lead) to help further develop safeguarding processes and procedures.

You will be a sensitive mentor and a convincing trainer, ensuring all colleagues contribute to a robust safeguarding culture. You will play a key role in developing all colleagues’ expertise in identifying risk, engaging with safeguarding partners and sustaining robust case management. By analysing data and auditing practice, you will be instrumental in recognising improvements to systems and processes, and in quality assuring their implementation. A particular interest in key issues is essentials peer on peer abuse, emotional abuse and neglect, and mental health.

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Closing date is 31st December 2021. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date.

Interviews: First stage interviews will take place in January 2022.

Sandwell College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications form all.

Job Type: Full-time


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