Pastoral Support and Safeguarding Officer – Full Time

Reflections Training Academy are looking to appoint a full time Pastoral Support and Safeguarding Officer at our Bristol Training Academy.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working with learners who are on our apprenticeship and study programme and have a range of skills to be able to meet the pastoral, well-being and safeguarding needs of those who are vulnerable.

The ideal candidate will need to have and demonstrate the following qualities:

• Passionate about making a difference to all learners.

• Work with partners, agencies in signposting learner’s where appropriate action is required.

• Has strong and up to date knowledge of safeguarding processes and procedures and willing to take a full part in leading on these as directed by the Lead Safeguarding Officer.

• Willing to undertake an ongoing professional development programme to meet role needs

• Has experience of working successfully with pastoral care and learner well-being.

• Demonstrates highest levels of learner confidentiality

• Ability to prioritise, good organisational skills and able to adhere to deadlines and targets.

• Flexible approach and able to inspire and motivate your learning.

Duties to include:

• An effective communicator who is skilled in supporting and maintaining professional relationships.

• Able to develop and maintain links between, parents, key partners and agencies to support the learner’s wellbeing.

• Approachable professional team player with excellent communication skills

• Promote Prevent, British Values and equality & Diversity to maintain Ofsted grade 1 standard

• To support the delivery of underpinning of knowledge through training sessions workshops and contributing over areas such as Prevent, British Values and equality & Diversity.

• Support staff induction into Safeguarding and Prevent policies, processes and strategies as directed.

• Support Lead Safeguarding Officer in ensuring safe recruitment practices and processes

• Work with employers over key areas such as Prevent/British Values

• Ability to demonstrate high level of pastoral and well-being support

• Excellent communication skills with a high level of personal presentation/team player/friendly and professional

• A driving licence is essential with access to your own vehicle

• Competitive salary

Please send your CV to Phil Davis:

Closing Date: Friday 12th October