Student Safeguarding Manager (part time)

Job title Student Safeguarding Manager (part time)

Department Student Services

Salary Starting from £41,526, rising to £49,553 pro rata per annum

Grade Grade 8

SOC Code - Visa Requirements NA

Placed on Wednesday 06 October 2021

Closing date Wednesday 20 October 2021

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CF8754

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The University is seeking to appoint an experienced and hard-working professional within the newly created Student Policy and Safeguarding department.  This exciting role will have responsibility for:

  • The oversight and management of the University’s approach to student safeguarding.
  • Coordinating institutional responses to external requirements and expectations around student safeguarding
  • Ongoing development of safeguarding policies and practices including institution wide training in relation to current students
  • Development and implementation of thorough Risk Assessment and Precautionary Measures procedures in relation to Student Conduct, Criminal Convictions, Fitness to Study and Fitness to Practice
  • Responses to Freedom of Information requests across the department 

This position will have the opportunity to contribute to enhancing student wellbeing and success by managing safeguarding, training, advice and guidance for students and staff whilst working closely with other Professional Services, Academic Departments, the Student’s Union and community organisations.

The successful applicant will have experience of ensuring compliance with regulatory and organisational policy;  safeguarding policy and practice, high-level decision making involving complex and/or sensitive issues, policy development, programme evaluation and process improvement and knowledge of HE sector-wide issues, case management, legislative requirements and relevant national codes of practice.. A relevant academic qualification or equivalent relevant professional experience.

This role part time working 18.25 hours per week (0.5 FTE) and will sit within the new Student Policy and Safeguarding Department which comprises four teams: Policy and Projects, Student Conduct; Student Complaints and Casework and Student Safeguarding.

For informal enquires please contact Anthony Payne, Director of Student Services via email ap2011@bath.ac.uk or telephone 01225386879

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage  before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.