Safeguarding and Wellbeing Officer

Posted on: 26-10-2021 | Deadline: 08-11-2021

Job Description

West London College is looking for a Safeguarding and Wellbeing Officer to join its Student Services Department. The appointed candidate will be reporting to the Director of Student Services and Safeguarding and working closely with the Student Services team in promoting the importance of Safeguarding and Prevent for all our learners and members of staff at West London College. If you are driven, enthusiastic and committed to ensuring an outstanding experience for the learners we serve, we would love to hear from you.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in identifying, referring and leading on any safeguarding concerns as well as ensuring safeguarding policies and procedures are adhered to. They will be confident in maintaining professional partnerships with external agencies such as social services, police and health and voluntary providers. They will also have a solid understanding and experience of collating and recording casework, identifying risks, delivering on strategies and creating reports to support safeguarding practice. The role involves the handling of sensitive information therefore the ideal candidate is required to maintain confidentiality and high standards of professionalism at all times.

To apply, please complete an application form before the closing date specified. CVs will not be accepted. We reserve the right to close an advert once sufficient applications have been received to form a short list. Early application is therefore encouraged.

Our aim is to recruit the best staff possible and to deliver first class teaching to our learners. We are committed to equality and diversity and expect our staff to share this commitment.

The safety and welfare of our staff and learners is extremely important to us and is why we pride ourselves on our Safeguarding procedures. All positions are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check at Enhanced Level.

To be eligible to apply for this role, you must possess the relevant qualifications listed in the person specification, this includes but is not limited to at least level 2 qualification in Maths & English.

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