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Student Support and Safeguarding Officer - Term Time Only, 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year - based at the Preston Campus

Would you like to be part of a team that helps shape a safe learning experience for students?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the expanding Student Safeguarding and Support Team based at the Preston Campus.

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

The post holder will play an active role within the Safeguarding and Support Team, working collaboratively and professionally 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 Student Support and Safeguarding Officer will support the work of the Designated and Deputy Safeguarding Leads, ensuring and supporting compliance with Safeguarding Policies. This will include responding to and managing safeguarding cases, attending meetings including multi-agency meetings off site and virtually, liaison with families and external agencies and key safeguarding partners.

 It is essential the successful candidate has experience of safeguarding, supporting young people with social, emotional and mental health interventions within the 14-25 age group, GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths at grade C/4 (or equivalent) and confident in using Microsoft office systems.

 It would be desirable to have experience or qualifications in health, education, social care or other relevant specialist areas.

If you are interested in the role – please apply.

For more information please see the job description and employee specification.

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 37 hours per week on a Term Time Only basis - 39 weeks per year.

 Salary: £16,960 - £20,657 per annum, relating to qualifications and experience 

The closing date is Wednesday 25 November 2020.

It is anticipated the interviews will be held virtually.

If you would like further information please contact Lisa Hartley, Director of Student Support & Welfare on 01995 642205 or lhartley@myerscough.ac.uk. 


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

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.





37 hours per week on a Term Time Only basis - 39 weeks per year
Student Support
Myerscough College (Preston)
£16,960 - £20,657 per annum, relating to qualifications and experience
Reference No
Closing Date
Wednesday 25 November 2020
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