Safeguarding Officer

North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College are looking for a Safeguarding Officer to work alongside other members of the Designated Safeguarding Team to ensure that all students receive appropriate pastoral care and support. Working with students that may be experiencing a variety of life challenges, you will provide appropriate pastoral and welfare support, tailored to each individual’s needs.

What skills are we looking for:

  • Previous experience of working in a safeguarding or pastoral support role
  • Excellent record keeping skills
  • Able to communicate with students and staff at all levels of the organisation

Responsibilities for the role:

  • Delivery of one-to-one pastoral/welfare support
  • Upkeep of appropriate confidential records
  • Liaise with Designated Safeguarding Leads to keep vulnerable students safe from harm

 The Location: The site is based in Wigston.

If you would like to have an informal chat about the role, please contact Andy, Katy or Lindsay to arrange a quick call by emailing:

Why Should You Apply?

  • The pay range we’re offering is £26,482 - £28,073
  • We offer great holidays and access to the Local Government Pension
  • We offer great staff development opportunities including the opportunity to take your CIM
  • Family friendly policies and procedures

Equality, diversity, and inclusion are integral to everything that we do. We are committed to these values, and they are central to our mission. We’re committed to finding reasonable adjustments* for candidates with specific needs or have a disability during our recruitment process, and all applicants will be considered fairly and equally. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. *If you’d like to request a reasonable adjustment, please contact the recruiting manager.

We aim to support our employees in achieving a healthy work-life balance. We recognise that many of our employees have responsibilities and are committed to providing support for our employees. We are working hard to support flexible and new ways of working where possible and offer a wide range of benefits.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

'Please apply as soon as you can as we reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a suitable number of applications.'

This role is eligible for the Taking Teaching Further project. The project enables us to support highly skilled industry professionals to join the college with an excellent support package for their journey into teaching.

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