Safeguarding and Welfare Adviser
- Organisational Type
- GFE College
We are looking for a Safeguarding and Welfare Adviser at Reading College to join our busy Group Student Support Team.
The purpose of this role is to support the Head of Student Support and Delivery Managers in planning, delivering and monitoring of safeguarding work and to have primary responsibility at your campus for managing and reporting concerns about children and putting in procedures to safeguarding children in the organisation.
The role will predominantly involve:
- Acting as the first point of contact for any safeguarding, child and adult protection concerns, providing timely, relevant support and advice in order to safeguard the student.
- Making timely external referrals to a range of agency, including Children and Adult Social Care, in order to appropriately safeguard and support the student. Maintain up to date, accurate, confidential records.
The Safeguarding and Welfare Adviser will also support the development and monitoring of student and staff awareness of safeguarding, child and adult protection matters
The ideal candidate will be resilient and solutions-focused and able to multi-task with good planning and organisational skills with the ability to engage with young people and have experience of working in safeguarding or a child protection role.
Therefore, if you are highly organised, IT literate, confident, customer focused and have the ability to interact with a variety of people in person, by phone and email, we would like to hear from you.
This role will be 37 hours per week. To apply please submit a completed application form.
Activate Learning are a forward thinking, successful education group whose mission is to provide talent for business. Transforming lives through our learning philosophy.
We are a group of seven further education colleges, six schools, an apprenticeship provider and business school. We run four colleges in Saudi Arabia and are working in other international markets such as China, India, South Africa and South East Asia to export our award-winning Learning Philosophy to other education providers. We serve approximately 30,000 students across our group each year.
Activate Learning are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment.
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