Safeguarding Officer LIFE
Full time 37 hours per week
Start date ASAP, Fixed term contract until July 2022 with possibility to extend
£25,433 - £26,968 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.
Based at the across the St Albans and Welwyn Garden City Campus
New job opening for a Safeguarding Officer within the Life provision.
This post holder will be part of the part of the Safeguarding team and based within the Learning for Independence & Future Employment (LIFE) provision spanning 3 learning areas and 2 College campuses. The role will involve identifying and ensuring needs are being met of students with a wide range of learning difficulties and disabilities.
The role will require a delivery of early help support, advice and guidance to students and their families within the LIFE provision. These include mental health and wellbeing, healthy relationships and friendships, family conflict, housing/homelessness concerns, online safety and many more.
The successful candidate will have experience of providing advice and support to individuals and groups in FE Colleges and ideally be educated to level 4 or equivalent in Information Advice and guidance or have extensive experience. Awareness of the complexities of students with Special Educational Needs and/or Social Emotional Mental Health Needs, preferably experience of working with this cohort.
Please refer to the attached job description when submitting your application.
Closing Date: Sunday 26th September
Interviews to take place on a date to be confirmed
We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently under represented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates.