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Student Support and Safeguarding Officer 14.5 hours – Fixed Term - based at Preston

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Safeguarding, Support and Welfare Team as a Student Support and Safeguarding Officer.

In this role of Student Support and Safeguarding Officer you will play an active role within the Safeguarding and Support Team, working collaboratively and professionalism with pastoral, curriculum, inclusive learning, residential and business support staff, maintaining links with external agencies and families in order to maintain a culture of vigilance and responsibility, maintaining the safest possible environment for all our students.

The Safeguarding and Support Officer will be instrumental in the delivery of a range of therapeutic, safeguarding and welfare strategies with students, including assessment and intervention, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education and other legislative and best practice guidance.

It is essential the successful candidate has safeguarding experience, GCSE English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above (or an equivalent standard) and experience of supporting young people with social, emotional, mental health interventions within the 14 – 25 age group.

If you are interested in the role – please apply.

For more information please see the job description.

Here at Myerscough College, we offer a fantastic working environment, an attractive benefit package - including access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and a wealth of professional development opportunities.

The role is 14.5 hours per week, part time hours will be considered

The salary is £23,202 - £26,674 per annum, pro rata relating to qualifications and experience, plus holiday entitlement

The closing date is Monday 31 January 2022

It is anticipated that interviews will be held virtually on Wednesday 9 February 2022

Please visit the College website at www.myerscough.ac.uk to download an application pack.  If you are unable to download an application pack, please contact the HR team on recruitment@myerscough.ac.uk 

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBTQIA applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

Hours
14.5
Department
Safeguarding, Support and Welfare
Location
Myerscough College (Preston)
Salary
£23,202 - £26,674 per annum, pro rata relating to qualifications and experience, plus holiday entitlement
Reference No
SSSO14.5
Closing Date
Monday 31 January 2022
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