Job Description

Inclusion & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, South Gloucestershire & Stroud College, Stroud

Reference: REQ000738

Location: Bristol & Stroud Campuses
FTE Salary: Up to £30,666 (Salary is dependent on qualifications and experiences)
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time
Working Hours: 37 hours per week

SGS is an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

What SGS can offer you:

  • You will become part of the wider SGS family receiving ongoing support for your personal & professional development, which includes a College Course Contribution Voucher of £250 for all staff, 25% tuition discount for immediate family of SGS employees, and up to 75% fee discounts with University of Gloucestershire
  • Corporate roles benefit significantly by their access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, with generous employer contributions and the resultant access on retirement, to a secure, flexible and generous pension, accessible from the age of 55
  • A proven commitment to supporting flexible working practices
  • Access to ‘My Lifestyle’ discounted shopping benefits, cycle to work scheme and a Technology Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Free car parking at all campuses
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources
  • Subsidised onsite catering services
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact within the community and on learners’ lives
  • Service Recognition Scheme at five year service intervals

South Gloucestershire & Stroud College has an excellent reputation for delivering further education and work-based programmes in a range of subjects – from business to sport, engineering to media, GCSE’s and A Levels to degree level courses.

Our experienced and passionate staff work hard to help our students achieve their personal challenges and career goals. We are proud of SGS and committed to making the College the best it can be. We are currently working hard to achieve “Outstanding” status after being classified as “Good” in our first inspection.

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This brand-new role will deputise for the Designated Safeguarding Lead and provide cross campus support to the wellbeing teams as required. The Inclusion Lead will work collaboratively with the broader College to maximise and measure the impact of commissioned support services for students.

Working with the Curriculum and Enrichment Teams to collaboratively develop tutorial and enrichment resources to support the personal development of our learners. Planning and delivering tutorials for learners with the aim of raising awareness of safeguarding and around specific themes to keep themselves safe.

As a key member of this busy, student focused team, in addition to fulfilling safeguarding reporting requirements both internally and externally, this role will work to continuously improve the effectiveness of communication and signposting mechanisms for the wellbeing service.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • To review, existing and where necessary, draft new College policies and procedures relating to student wellbeing, including information for visitors and volunteers.
  • To plan and deliver regular Safeguarding CPD sessions and safeguarding bulletins for staff.
  • To lead on the ongoing development of the Wellbeing SharePoint site and the safeguarding area of the College Website.
  • To lead on the production of timely safeguarding reporting for the College and the Trust.
  • To lead on the coordination of the Prevent & Online Safety Risk Assessments & Action Plans for both the College and the Academy Trust.

Beneficial Skills & Qualifications

  • DSL Safeguarding or Advanced Safeguarding qualification equivalent
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of safeguarding, child protection and vulnerable adults, and knowledge of Prevent
  • Experience of working within a student support function and of the range of services required to meet the changing needs of FE and HE learners

Please apply online by: Friday 9th December 2022

Expected Interview Date: To be confirmed

The successful candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory DBS Enhanced certificate as a requirement of the job.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £30,666.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Wellness programme

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • English not required


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

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