Safeguarding Team Leader

By December 6, 2017
  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website maze8group Maze8 Recruitment

NEW OPPORTUNITY

12 MONTHS FIXED TERM

SOUTH WEST LONDON

SAFEGUARDING TEAM LEADER

FE BASED

£30,939 – £32,649 FULL TIME

Our client, a leading provider of Further Education in South West London is urgently seeking a Safeguarding Team Leader to cover a fixed term until December 2018.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Supervise a team of Student Engagement Advisers and the College Counsellor
  • Supervise and monitor cross college safeguarding work to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students, compliance with statutory legislation and best practice
  • Provide safeguarding intervention and support for students
  • Work with the Head of Engagement and Support, College staff and external agencies to provide a range of engagement and enrichment opportunities across the academic year which aim to promote wellbeing and reduce the risk of harm
  • Promote safeguarding awareness to College staff ensuring they understand their duties and referral procedures

Responsible to the Head of Engagement and Support, your main role purpose will be to:

  • Manage safeguarding, pastoral and counselling referrals, associated caseloads and support processes and interventions
  • Lead Practitioner role for safeguarding complex/serious high risk cases
  • Supervision of staff safeguarding/pastoral support
  • Work collaboratively with Student Engagement Advisers, Head of Engagement and Welfare and Director of Student Services to provide advice and guidance to College Nominals and other staff across the College

Person Specification

 You must hold a relevant qualification at level 4 or above eg. Psychology, Social Science, Social Work, Youth & Community, Counselling, Teaching, Management

You must also:

  • Have extensive practitioner experience and a good understanding of legislation for safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults
  • Demonstrable skills and experience in the context of safeguarding and staff management

 You must have a DBS within 12 months or on the update service to apply for this role.  Please send current CV to suzanne@maze8.co.uk

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