Safeguarding Caseworker

DN Colleges Group are seeking to appoint a Safeguarding Case Worker for Students and Apprentices. This role will be based predominantly at North Lindsey College in Scunthorpe but there may be a need to work across campuses.

The successful candidate will need to hold a degree-level qualification or equivalent, be willing to work towards or have significant recent experience of working in an educational setting or within a similar/relevant position to provide appropriate advice and support to students, apprentices and staff in relation to Safeguarding, Prevent and Child Protection.

You will also need experience of writing and maintaining accurate records in relation to Child Protection, Safeguarding and Prevent concerns in line with relevant legislation, guidance and policy/procedure and working within a multi-agency arena. This will involve working successfully with multidisciplinary teams, taking the role of Lead Practitioner and completing Early Help Assessments/Team Around the Family meetings and Child Protection conferences and to have managed complex referrals to external agencies.

The closing date for this vacancy is 13th March.

This vacancy is working 40 weeks per calendar year. 

As part of the recruitment process and in-line with keeping children safe in education we will conduct social media checks on candidates that are shortlisted. 

About us

North Lindsey College has been a key training provider in Scunthorpe for over 60 years, helping thousands of people throughout the years to go on to achieve their dreams.

We offer post-16 study programmes, apprenticeships, traineeships, part-time short courses and Higher Education programmes.

Across all of our provision we work closely with employers across every sector in this region and further afield, to help you gain the skills you need to progress into your chosen career.

The benefits

All employees at DN Colleges Group enjoy a generous annual leave allowance, as well as an additional 2 weeks closure over the Christmas period. We encourage all our teams to take regular breaks, no longer than 3 weeks, to enjoy a healthy work life balance.  

DN Colleges Group are committed to Health and Wellbeing of all our employees. We have an increasing number of provisions exclusive to our employees, designed to help you stay at your best or to assist and provide support when you need it. 

Lets Teach Programme  
Let’s Teach The LET’s teach programme supports new members of teaching staff in terms of college systems and key teaching and learning areas including new staff lesson visits and postcard peeps. Each new member of staff has an allocated Lead Practitioner who works closely with them throughout the programme.  

Let’s Bloom
The LET’s Bloom Programme aims to connect our experienced and qualified teachers to share best practice and support continued risk-taking as we continue to add depth to our teaching craft. Teachers volunteer on this one year programme, working closely with the Learning Enhancement Team, capturing their experimentation in a journal.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.