Safeguarding and Wellbeing Practitioner

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Safeguarding and Wellbeing Practitioner

Would you like a highly varied and rewarding role working within Early Careers? We currently have a vacancy for a Safeguarding and Wellbeing Practitioner at our site in Fulwood, Preston.

As a Safeguarding and Wellbeing Practitioner, you will provide advice, guidance and support to apprentices, graduates and Early Careers delivery and management teams in relation to Safeguarding, Wellbeing, Prevent and British Values.

Within this role, in conjunction with The Safeguarding and Wellbeing Manager, you will ensure compliance with BAE Systems Early Careers & Skills Safeguarding policy and external regulatory bodies, and promote and develop a supportive safeguarding and wellbeing cultural environment across all Early Careers UK programmes and the wider business

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a growing area of the business which will lead to new and more opportunities in the future

Your main responsibilities as a Safeguarding and Wellbeing Practitioner will involve:

Maintaining and managing accurate records of safeguarding concerns, monitor interventions, identify key themes and ensure relevant support is provided and key concerns escalated as necessary

Leading on safeguarding support and referral interventions to our Early Careers staff, in addition to guidance to our delivery, management and support staff within our business and sub-contractors

Leading on the development of well-being activities across the Early Careers population providing central co-ordination in addition to localised support

Leading in the delivery of safeguarding, wellbeing, Prevent and British Values training for our Early Careers population

Leading in the delivery of Safeguarding, Prevent, British Values and Wellbeing training to staff involved in the delivery of Early Careers programmes, ensuring staff feel empowered to carry out their duties in line with company safeguarding policy and process.

Managing accurate central records, undertake local compliance checks and ensure effective service quality and confidentiality of safeguarding interventions and concerns is maintained at all times.

Your skills and qualifications:

Expert knowledge and experience of safeguarding and support of young people

Experience of delivering training and awareness in relation to safeguarding

Experience and knowledge in relation to the Prevent Duty and British Values

Experience in maintaining and managing a central record of safeguarding concerns

Passionate about improving the wellbeing of the early careers population and experienced in doing so

Experience of Wellbeing intervention – for example mental health

Able to analyse data and key themes

What we're looking for in you:

Outstanding organisational, communication, collaboration and stakeholder management skills

Experience of engaging others and promoting participation in activity that promotes improved and modernised data production and utilisation.

Location: Fulwood, Preston

Salary: £36,000 +

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Shared Services

If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of the Shared Services team, you’ll be at the heart of this endeavour – working closely with our air, maritime, land and cyber and intelligence businesses to support our customers around the world.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.