Safeguarding and Welfare Lead – New Malden

(6/SO1 - £21,706 - £25,275 inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £27,459 - £31,552))
Location: Beaconsfield Centre, KT3 3HY Hours: 36 hours per week, Term Time Only

Closing Date: 16/07/2021

Job Description

You will work alongside the Designated Safeguarding Lead and other identified professionals to provide the appropriate interventions to support students according to their needs with regards to safeguarding and child/adult protection.

Safeguarding and welfare Lead – JD_PS

Person Specification

You need to demonstrate the following experience and skills:

  • Experience of working within an education environment
  • Sound knowledge of safeguarding and child/adult protection, including the process, duties and responsivities of government guidelines
  • Experience/knowledge of government schemes and initiatives such as bursaries, free school meals etc.
  • Experience of and be confident in running training sessions/workshops inclusive of students with SEND

Further Information

Orchard Hill College is a National Specialist College for adults with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. It is a unique and rewarding place to work and has both a broad range of learners and a dynamic and supportive staff team. We treat our students with the dignity and respect they deserve and provide them with more opportunities than ever before to be part of the local community. We operate out of centres in Carshalton, New Malden, Wandsworth, Camberwell Green and Uxbridge and were graded Outstanding by Ofsted in December 2013 and maintained this grade in November 2019.

Application Guidance

To apply for this role, please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.

Closing date:  9am Friday 16th July 2021

Orchard Hill 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.

As a result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

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