At student services we have put together a list of contact’s who are able to help and support you if you require support. These contacts are there in case you need them, and offer services such as counselling, crisis support, and homelessness support. In an emergency please do not hesitate to contact emergency services 999.
If you require support from college staff, please use theRemote Welfare supportform. If you don’t have access to the VLE you can use the following email directly:
Leanne Keane-Barker (The Skills Academy) 07702 521 009
Rachel O’Riordan (Bede Sixth Form) 07590 864 913
Tracy Williams (Redcar & Cleveland College) 07702 515 472
If the ASP for your site is not immediately available, contact one of the other ASP’s or:
Daniel Mahmoodshahi (Student Services Manager – Safeguarding and Welfare) 07395 795 711
Sue Everton (Group Head of Student Services) 07860 860 986
There is always a member of the safeguarding team across group who will be available throughout the year (excluding bank holidays, the Christmas period and weekends, between 08.30 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday, and 08:30 – 16:30 on Fridays.
Ensuring the College environment is safe means we manage the risks to our students and safeguarding underpins the College’s values. We make sure all staff are aware of their safeguarding responsibility and appropriate action is taken to protect you from harm, abuse or neglect.
We have dedicated Safeguarding and Welfare Officers who work across sites and liaise with the Local Safeguarding and Children’s Board and other agencies to ensure you stay safe.
The specialist team is here to support you to stay safe and well, we are located at all of our sites meaning we are there for you! We offer initial guidance and support on a variety of matters and then can signpost you to a more specialist service if needed. Your wellbeing is important and the team will discuss any concerns which you may have about your personal circumstances.
We can support you with:
Mental/physical health concerns
Sexual health and relationships
Drug/ Alcohol awareness
Bullying including online safety and cyberbullying
Keeping you safe and well is a priority for the team and help is always at hand if you need it.
EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY
We value the diversity of our college community and promote inclusion for all. We make sure that all of our students receive the same provision and access to our services. We encourage a culture of respect and commit to tackling prejudice at all levels. By encouraging students and staff to share their own experiences, we aim to promote mutual understanding, tolerance and respect.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are promoted across the College through:
· Governance and College leadership team
· Achievement of awards and kitemarks
· Student induction and personal development.
· Staff induction, training and continuous professional development of staff
· Marketing materials
· Equality & Diversity strategic & operational committees and meetings
· Embedded into curriculum planning and delivery
· Additional learning support for students
· Student Union President and student reps
· Support groups and clubs
· A changing tutorial programme
· A college Chaplaincy team
Welfare and Essential Services Contacts
The College Chaplaincy
The College Chaplaincy is here to support and give guidance to all students and staff in need of moral, spiritual and religous advice.
For more information about our College Chaplaincy, Please visit the link below: