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    Head of Welfare and Wellbeing (Safeguarding Lead)

    Location:  Weybridge with some travel to Ashford
    Salary:  £37,544 per annum
    Post Type:  Full Time
    Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 10 July 2022
    Interview Date:  Wednesday 13 July 2022
    Reference:  SE401HSP

    Position: Head of Welfare and Wellbeing (Safeguarding Lead)

    Salary: £37,544.21 per annum 

    Hours/Contract: 37 hours per week/ Full time

    Contract Type: Permanent

    Location: The post holder will be required to work flexibly across all campuses, according to department needs

    Closing date: 10th July 2022

    Interview date:  13th July 2022

    Brooklands College is an ambitious Further Education College at the heart of its local community and our new strategy is at the centre of this.   

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Welfare and Wellbeing with extensive Safeguarding experience to support the college in its commitment to the protection of all learners through the coordination of the cross-college Welfare and Safeguarding Practice.

    As the Head of Welfare and Wellbeing you will collaborate with partner agencies and ensure appropriate policies, procedures, training, and supervision are in place to enable the college to meet its statutory safeguarding obligations and develop exemplar practice to achieve best outcomes for our learners.

    The Head of Welfare and Wellbeing will be the main Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL and one of the main points of contact for advice on safeguarding and prevent matters (alongside the Deputy DSL) and will coordinate the work of the Learner Welfare Team to support learner welfare and to promote positive professional behaviours needed for careers. 

    This role requires the Head of Welfare and Wellbeing to be proactive in the delivery of Brooklands College’s strategic aims and Core Organisational Values of Respect and Compassion, Integrity, Innovation and Equality, Diversity and work across both our Ashford and Weybridge sites.

    At Brooklands College we have a vibrant, sociable working environment with a real sense of working at the heart of the local community. We offer a generous benefits package, including: -

    What’s in it for you:

    • Pension (TPS or LGPS)
    • Generous holiday entitlement
    • Staff well-being and fitness resources
    • CPD courses and training to enhance your skills and provide strong career progression
    • Financial benefits and discounts
      • Cycle to work scheme
      • Discounted gym membership
      • Health cash plan
      • Hair and Beauty 
    • Brooks Café open daily, serving hot and cold food
    • Employee recognition schemes: - Celebration Day and Brooklands Value Awards
    • Free on-site parking
    • Flexible working

    Brooklands College is dedicated to being a place of work where people with diverse cultures and backgrounds are welcome. We believe that having equality, diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and learners embody the essence of what Brooklands College is about.

    The College is committed to safeguarding to ensure the safety of young people and vulnerable adults. Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  

    Agencies need not apply.

    About Us

    We are a Further Education College that serves the community of Surrey. We have three campuses that are closely located to the town centres of Weybridge and Ashford, with very good local transport links and train links to London.

    Approximately 2,000 leaners choose to study with us each year, either to start or enhance their career pathway or broaden their skills and knowledge for their own professional development.

    With an Ofsted rating of Good (2019), this is an excellent place to study.

    Brooklands College’s values underpin the mission and aims of the College and shape the culture and behaviours that will support aspiration and achievement.

    The College values are:

    Respect and Compassion



    Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

    These values were developed by College employees to support the whole College community in our drive for excellence.

    Brooklands College and the Brooklands Estate has a rich and fascinating history.  This is particularly relating to the Locke King family, which through its pioneering contribution to British motor racing and aviation made the name and the reputation of Brooklands famous throughout the world.

    Brooklands College reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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    The College is committed to safeguarding to ensure the safety of young people and vulnerable adults. Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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