Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer
We are looking for a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer to join our Apprenticeship Quality & Compliance team.
As a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer you will be experienced in the implementation of effective Safeguarding and Prevent policies and procedures within apprenticeships provision or similar. You will be liaising with learners, staff, employers and external organisations to safeguard all learners.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Safeguarding Support Officer who is looking to expand their skills and build their career with an industry leader.
A detailed job description can be viewed here.
You will have recent experience of working is a similar role
Demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of current legislation and guidance
Detailed knowledge of apprenticeship provision
Hold a recognised teaching qualification
GCSE in English and Maths at Grade C or equivalent
Experience of effectively facilitating meetings and provided supporting information and data
Current knowledge of regulatory bodies such as the ESFA and Ofsted
Flexible approach and attitude to work, ability to travel within the UK (when required) and occasional overnight stay
Experience of handling large amounts of sensitive data and upholding the principles of confidentiality
What we do
Kaplan Professional is a leading provider of apprenticeships, accountancy / tax / finance & banking courses, and professional assessments. For almost 80 years, we've helped shape the development and careers of finance professionals.
We are part of the Kaplan group, one of the world’s largest and most diverse education and assessment providers. We operate in over 30 countries and maintain relationships and partnerships with more than 1,000 school districts, colleges and universities, professional bodies and over 10,000 businesses. Our vast breadth and scope in terms of both capabilities and assets sets us apart.
What we believe in
Kaplan is a global organisation whose mission is rooted in providing equal access to education and opportunities for advancement to people of all backgrounds. We believe diversity, equity and inclusion - of culture, experiences, perspectives - are paramount to creating success and opportunity in an ever-changing world. As an educator, partner and employer, Kaplan is committed to promoting an equitable world in which diverse talent can develop, advance and thrive.
This includes making sure people with disabilities are given the opportunity to bring their best. So, if you require any adjustments, or additional support within the recruitment process, please contact us directly and we’ll do our best to help.
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We live, breathe and celebrate our values - they drive what we believe in, how we behave and guide us in creating a culture of success.
Act with integrity
Empower and support
Drive results together
What we offer
As well as a competitive salary, transparent pay structures, hybrid/home working where possible, and paths for career progression, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
28 days annual leave + option to purchase more
Season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme
Big discounts on Kaplan courses for you and your family
Private medical, income protection, and life insurance
24/7 confidential helpline providing counselling and other support services
Company pension contributions
Maternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Paternity/Partner pay which is well above statutory levels
How to apply
Please apply with CV and cover letter; detailing how you meet the requirements set out in the job description.
Please note, the vacancy will be closed when we have received a suitable volume of applications. We would encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity.
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to attend one online interview as part of the recruitment process. There will also be an interview task , the details of which will be shared in the interview invite.
Interviews will be held the week commencing 27th March 2023.
Kaplan is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and recruitment checks will be undertaken for successful applicants in accordance with our background checking policy.