Job Description

Safeguarding & Welfare Officer

Location: Middlesbrough
Salary: £20,883.41 – £24,702.37 per annum (actual salary)
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Closing date: Wednesday 13 May 2020


About the College

Do you want to be part of a forward thinking, dynamic, successful and caring organisation, Middlesbrough College Group:

  • Is the largest and top performing GFE college in the Tees Valley.
  • Is committed to staff development and long term career planning.
  • Has pay increases of 3% in 2021 and 2022 already agreed in principle.
  • Offers excellent non pay benefits
  • Is committed to staff wellbeing.
  • Has excellent facilities and working environment.
  • Is financially strong with ambitious ongoing staff and campus expansion and development plans.
  • Offers job satisfaction – creating opportunity for all.
  • Has happy staff – 9 out of 10 staff would recommend working here!


About the role
This is a fast paced and dynamic environment with a wide range of student issues to deal with and a diverse student body that needs our support.
You will mainly be working with our most Vulnerable students, who may need more support than others, to both come to college in the first place, stay in college and achieve here.
Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance to us and you will expected to be heavily involved in dealing with safeguarding and welfare situations at an appropriate level and have a good level of resilience.
You will be supported by a strong team of colleagues and strong processes. If you are interested in this challenging role and think you have the qualities we need then we look forward to receiving your application.


The successful candidate will hold: 

  • An appropriate Level 3 qualification.
  • Experience of working with and supporting vulnerable young people and dealing with difficult and sensitive issues.
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and the Prevent duty and a commitment to creating a safe learning environment.


Want to know more?
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jo Fields on .
Middlesbrough 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.
As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Applicants must demonstrate in their application the ability to meet the key responsibilities, qualifications/skills and experience detailed within the job description. Salaries are based on skills, qualifications and experience.

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