West London College is looking for a Safeguarding and Wellbeing Officer to join its Student Services Department. The appointed candidate will be reporting to and working closely with the Student Services Manager in promoting the importance of safeguarding for all our learners and members of staff at West London College. If you are driven, enthusiastic and committed to ensuring an outstanding experience for the learners we serve, we would love to hear from you.
The role will involve managing and maintaining the safeguarding arrangements and wellbeing of learners across our college campuses. This involves supporting vulnerable students in their applications and induction at the college, encouraging progression of the individuals as well as providing on-going support and development. The role involves the handling of sensitive information therefore the ideal candidate is required to maintain confidentiality and high standards of professional practice at all times.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in identifying, referring and leading on any safeguarding concerns as well as ensuring safeguarding policies and procedures are adhered to. They will be confident in maintaining professional partnerships with external agencies such as the social services, police and health and voluntary providers. You will also have good understanding and experience of collating and recording casework, identifying risks, delivering on strategies and creating reports to aid in identifying areas of improvements for our learners.
To apply, please complete an application form before the closing date specified. CVs will not be accepted. We reserve the right to close an advert once sufficient applications have been received to form a short list. Early application is therefore encouraged.
Our aim is to recruit the best staff possible and to deliver first class teaching to our learners. We are committed to equality and diversity and expect our staff to share this commitment.
The safety and welfare of our staff and learners is extremely important to us and is why we pride ourselves on our Safeguarding procedures. All positions are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check at Enhanced Level.
To be eligible to apply for this role, you must possess the relevant qualifications listed in the person specification, this includes but is not limited to at least a Level 2 qualification in Maths & English.
West London College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.