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£46,041 a year

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Professional Services
Student and Academic Services
University Building
SALC / Clerical / Technical / Support


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.




This role is based in the Student & Academic Services Directorate, within the Student Support Services department. You will report to the Head of Student Support Services and act as the lead student safeguarding advisor on a day to day basis, working alongside City’s Safeguarding lead and Safeguarding Officers in the Schools; ensuring consistency of safeguarding procedures across the University. You will also play a key role in the coordination and development of the online student reporting platform.




You will co-ordinate the case management of student safeguarding cases, alongside the Safeguarding lead, and be responsible for case work related to sexual misconduct and other complex student welfare issues. You will liaise with Safeguarding teams within the Schools, professional services and statutory external agencies to ensure an appropriate and timely response towards students identified as at risk; maintaining appropriate records for all safeguarding cases and reports in line with GDPR regulations.


Person Specification


A clear understanding of the complexity of students in Higher Education in relation to Safeguarding procedures and Prevent Duty is required, as well as experience of working in a multi-agency safeguarding approach; managing risk effectively and escalating cases as appropriate. Knowledge of the complex areas of Safeguarding and Gender-Based Violence in an Further Education/Higher Education setting is required, along with experience of managing and implementing policy, procedures and projects and creating and delivering training to stakeholders.

An empathetic approach to working with students and staff is essential, along with excellent presentation and communication skills. The ability to manage a busy workload, complex situations and provide support to staff and students is key; as is working collaboratively. Excellent interpersonal skills, diplomacy, sensitivity and discretion will be applied to a range of audiences including in challenging circumstances.


Additional Information


City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date: Tuesday 21st June 2022 at 11:59pm.

To apply and for more information about the post please use the links below.

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture, for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or social class. For more information on our approaches to encouraging an inclusive environment, please see our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Pages.

Academic excellence for business and the professions

Source:Safeguarding Jobs – 2022 |