Job Description

Orchard Hill College is a National Specialist College for adults with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. It is a unique and rewarding place to work and has both a broad range of learners and a dynamic and supportive staff team. We treat our students with the dignity and respect they deserve and provide them with more opportunities than ever before to be part of the local community. We operate out of centres in Carshalton, New Malden, Wandsworth, Camberwell Green and Uxbridge and were graded Outstanding by Ofsted in December 2013 and maintained this grade in November 2019.

We are seeking to appoint a Safeguarding and Well-being Lead to ensure the safety of all students through outstanding attendance monitoring, robust safeguarding processes, and improved outcomes and opportunities for the young people and their families we work with, by providing a range of family interventions and support.

You will work alongside the Designated Safeguarding Lead and other identified professionals to provide the appropriate interventions to support students according to their needs with regards to safeguarding and child/adult protection.

You need to demonstrate the following experience and skills:

  • Experience of working within an education environment
  • Sound knowledge of safeguarding and child/adult protection, including the process, duties and responsivities of government guidelines
  • Experience/knowledge of government schemes and initiatives such as bursaries, free school meals etc.
  • Experience of and be confident in running training sessions/workshops inclusive of students with SEND

To apply for this role, please complete an application form and send to

Closing date: 12pm on 5th November 2021

Interview date: 11th November 2021

Orchard Hill 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.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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