Safeguarding Residential Lead and Case Officer - Remote

  • Job Reference: VPE1461D9C
  • Date Posted: 29 February 2024
  • Recruiter: SCL Education Group
  • Location: REMOTE
  • Salary: £38,000
  • Sector: Tutor / Trainer
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Background

Founded in 1999, SCL Education Group is one of the UK's largest providers of education and skills training within the sports, leisure  and creative arts sector.  Our delivery ranges from inspirational sports education and holiday clubs for school children, to providing further education to young people in our sporting academies as well as apprenticeships for adult learners across 100 industries nationally.

SCL have over 20 years' experience in the industry and are on a journey to set the standard for education that truly inspires young people to succeed and helps current and future generations of professionals to unlock their potential. SCL are proud to teach, motivate and develop more than 4,000 learners nationally in real sport, eSports and creative environments every year nationwide helping them on their journey to the next steps in their career.

 

Safeguarding

The growth and diversification of SCL to include additional provisions has brought with its learners who live away from home, i.e. residential learners, and arrangements nationally, which inevitably creates risks and SCL are committed to supporting these learners in these residential arrangements to minimize risks to them as well as ensuring all compliance checks are place.

The safety and wellbeing of the learners, children and adults is at the heart of everything we do, to ensure we have a maximum positive impact on their lives.  As such, SCL want to fulfil their duties and responsibilities to these residential learners and arrangements and have created this new post for a Safeguarding Residential Lead and Case Officer.

 

Main Purpose of the Role

To recognise and take seriously the statutory, legal and duty of care to safeguard the wellbeing of children and adults who live away from home while using SCL provisions nationally and in doing so robust policies, procedures and processes are in place, included risk assessments as part of our commitment to wider safeguarding, to ensure  compliance and the safety and wellbeing of our learners is met.

This will be achieved through supporting SCL as an education provider with their obligations in relation to Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023. This guidance states that Independent Training Providers must adhere to specifically identified rules and regulations.

 

Please note that this job description is current as at the date shown above. In consultation with you, it is liable to change to reflect changes in the job.

The safety and welfare of children is paramount to SCL, all applicants will be subject to thorough background checks to ensure their suitability to work with children. These will include, but are not limited to, reference checks, police checks, DBS checks and qualification checks. This post is defined as regulated activity. The post holder is required to hold an enhanced DBS disclosure check deemed acceptable to the organisation and to be re-checked every 3 years

SCL are an inclusive employer. We will endeavour to meet your needs to ensure that you have equal opportunities during the interview process. Therefore, If you are neurodivergent, have a learning difficulty, or disabled, please let us know in advance of your interview if you require any alternative arrangements.