Safeguarding and Wellbeing Advisor

Brighton Head Office

Brighton

Full Time

Permanent

£28,000 - £32,000 per annum

Safeguarding and Wellbeing Advisor
Full time
Permanent
Brighton
£28,000 - £32,000 per annum

Job Purpose

Responsible as the lead advisor for the Company’s safeguarding and wellbeing. The main point of contact for ensuring policies, processes are implemented and adhered to across the business for the safeguarding of children and adults.

Responsible for promoting, coordinating and implementing the Company’s wellbeing strategy, campaigns and initiatives to ensure all our teams are happy, healthy and well supported. To provide pastoral care, service and advice to all people managers and teams ensuring the physical and emotional wellbeing is supported in line with our wellbeing plan.

Key Responsibilities

• Acting as the central point of contact for managers, employees’ and agencies
• Advise on referrals to Local Authority Designated Officers, Local Authorities, police and multi-agency partners.
• Represent the Company at external meetings related to safeguarding
• Act as the lead coordinator on OFSTED Safeguarding Inspections and audits in collaboration with Centre Managers
• Conduct pre audit research and collate data to prepare for audits and inspections
• Ensure that Safeguarding standards are consistently met and maintained, raising all incidents of non-compliance to the SLT (Senior Leadership Team) and making recommendations for improvements
• Analysis and understanding of risk of all Safeguarding incidents working with HRSS for the monthly Board report
• To implement the Company Welfare policy and provide first class Welfare and Pastoral Care Service appropriate to the age and background of team members
• Ensuring our teams’ physical and emotional well-being is supported and appropriate action taken to support this

Essential Criteria

• Previous experience working as a Safeguarding lead
• Previous Counselling support experience
• Educated to Degree level or equivalent
• Able to demonstrate an understanding of safeguarding legislation and statute
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to read emotions and situations demonstrating tact and sensitivity
• Well organised with the ability to manage multiple priorities and competing demands to an exceptionally high standard
• Ability to produce and present clear factual and well produced reports
• Experience of implementing evidence-based practice
• Good listener and friendly, allowing people to confidently discuss sensitive issues
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages, intermediate level word and excel and HR Information Systems.
• A proactive approach with the ability to use own initiative to suggest improvements and facilitate change.
• Full driving license

We are Inspiring Learning. Since 1980, we have been leading the way in providing children from across the world with unique, educational and fun-filled adventure programmes. With a range of day camps in and around London and the Home Counties, plus a selection of year-round residential Centre’s, we are the UK’s largest provider of adventure camps for young people. Since 1980, over 1 million children have attended our day camps and this year, over 165,000 young people attended our residential camps from over 35 countries across the world.

An adventure with Inspiring Learning offers so much more than adrenaline and challenge. Here, you’ll be working towards shaping the development of the young people we work with; here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a lasting impression on someone’s life

Successful candidates are required to undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure at the company’s expense. You need to possess the legal right to live and work in the UK to be considered for employment with Kingswood.

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