Deputy Safeguarding and Wellbeing Manager/Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Hartpury is a university and college, on a residential campus, providing a unique, high quality student experience in a focused and supportive environment, challenging its learners in the pursuit of excellence. Hartpury College has been rated Outstanding for its residential provision by Ofsted for the last three inspections and the safeguarding and wellbeing team are essential to this success providing a safe and secure environment for both our college and university students. If you want to make a difference to the lives of young people studying at Hartpury  and continue to enhance what we do then this is a role for you.

The successful candidate will support the Safeguarding and Wellbeing Manager to ensure that Hartpury fulfils all of its statutory duties with regard to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, working with both internal teams and external agencies. You will provide practical support and assistance to staff raising concerns as well as delivering training workshops and awareness raising sessions.

You will possess at least a Safeguarding Level 3 qualification and have extensive experience of working with young people in an education setting. You will also have experience of managing a demanding case load and working with external agencies. You will be passionate about supporting young people to succeed and overcome challenges and have the ability to maintain positive relationships with students and other adults.

In return we offer an attractive package with initially 25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days, plus bank holidays; Local Government Pension Scheme, a discounts platform (Sodexo benefits), employee assistance programme and support for training and development.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 30th June 2019

Interviews will be held on Friday 5th July

Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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