Job Description

We are seeking a Safeguarding and Wellbeing Officer to work as part of the Safeguarding team to promote a whole College approach enhancing the emotional health and wellbeing of students.

Your responsibilities will include supporting vulnerable students and adults, to assist in identifying needs, co-ordinating support or referral and monitoring the impact of interventions and to ensure students have timely access to effective mental health support when needed.

The successful candidate will maintain accurate, confidential and up to date records of student information and of interventions on all cases of safeguarding and mental health concerns and will be expected to keep informed of current legislation, statutory and other guidance in relation to safeguarding, prevent, child and adult protection, cascading information accurately.

Ideally you will possess or be willing to work towards an appropriate degree. You will also have the experience of working in partnership with external agencies and the knowledge of best practice in the field of young people’s mental health.

The salary for this post is up to £22,563.

Download the application form and give a brief overview of your existing experience to show how you meet the criteria for the post of Safeguarding and Wellbeing Officer. This post closes at 12 noon, Friday 10 December 2021.

Rated Outstanding in the latest Ofsted inspection, Burnley College Sixth Form Centre provides first-class Further Education, University Education, Apprenticeship, business training and adult learning programmes, in the heart of Pennine Lancashire.

At Burnley College, we celebrate the diversity of all our staff, students and visitors. We provide a safe and supportive environment in which everyone is able to study and work to the best of their abilities and we are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all.

The College is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share in this commitment. Employment at the College is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service and any post involving regulated activity will also be subject to an additional barred list check.

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