Safeguarding Officer

Oaklands College has an exciting opportunity to join the Student Advice Team to support and advise our students to enable them to achieve their full potential.

You will be joining the Student Advice team whose priorities are to deliver a first-rate advice service to our students.

You will provide an advisory service on a wide range of issues including welfare, financial assistance, and accommodation. Your advice will be crucial in supporting students who have been identified as being at risk of dropping out of their course and enabling them to remain at college and succeed in their chosen course of study.

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 in a similar role.

Please refer to the attached job description when submitting your application.


  • Automatic entry into the Local government pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave – 30 days pro rata plus 8 days bank holiday pro rate
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant
  • A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates.

Safeguarding Statement:

Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.

Please note, we are unable to accept CVs as form of an application, when applying for a position please ensure you complete all the required fields on the application form attached and email to