Safeguarding and Welfare Administrator

  • Job Reference: UOS040931
  • Date Posted: 8 May 2024
  • Recruiter: The University of Sheffield
  • Website:
  • Location: Students Union Building - Level 6, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TG (Hybrid)
  • Salary: £25,742 to £29,605
  • Sector: Administration, Education, Higher Education
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The University of Sheffield is creating a new Safeguarding and Welfare team, launching spring 2024. The team has responsibility for Safeguarding, Prevent, management of the Report and Support system, oversight of Sexual Violence and Misconduct cases and procedures, leadership of the Risk Assessment Panel procedure and responding to critical incidents.

The Safeguarding Administrator will play an important role in the team to provide administrative
support for the delivery of key services in the team as directed. This will include supporting both
Senior Safeguarding Officers and the Section Lead: Safeguarding with their remits by providing
effective administration skills and taking a key role in handling enquiries and information coming into the team. The post-holder will facilitate meetings as requested, including taking minutes and preparing documentation.

What We Offer:

● 38 days annual leave (including closure days and Bank Holidays), with the possibility to purchase up to ten additional days.
● Up to 5 days of paid time off to cover emergency caring responsibilities.
● A commitment to work life balance including, flexible working opportunities and hybrid working where possible.
● A highly competitive pension scheme.
● Discounts at participating shops and cinemas, and a cycle to work scheme.
● A commitment to your development, with programmes, learning modules and mentoring schemes.
● An inclusive and diverse workplace.
● A commitment to your wellbeing, with confidential emotional support, support for those going through the menopause, experiencing fertility treatment and having a baby, paid leave for IVF treatment and more.

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