Safeguarding

Safeguarding at NWRC

At North West Regional College all staff are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment where students feel safe and receive effective pastoral and safeguarding care, guidance and support.

We share the belief that safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility and foster this culture across the College. The College has a dedicated safeguarding team that promotes awareness of safeguarding issues and is always available to provide support to students, families and staff.

The College strives to offer the very best education and training and recognises the importance of integrated safeguarding and support services as part of the student experience to enable students to achieve positive outcomes.

In line with statutory safeguarding guidance, the College has a designated safeguarding team. This group of colleagues work closely together to provide effective safeguarding and pastoral support interventions for all students at the College.

Our Safeguarding policy can be viewed online.

Gillian Moss

Head of Learner Services/ Safeguarding Champion
Email: Gillian.Moss@nwrc.ac.uk
Tel: 02871 276520

Shannon Doherty (2)

Shannon Doherty

Safeguarding Officer
Email: Shannon.Doherty@nwrc.ac.uk
Tel: 028 7127 8709

Joseph McCarthy

Joseph McCarthy

Deputy Safeguarding Officer Joseph: McCarthy
Email: joseph.mccarthy@nwrc.ac.uk
Tel: 02871276096

More Information

What is Safeguarding?

Safeguarding is the action taken to promote the welfare of children and vulnerable adults to protect them from harm. At NWRC all staff are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment where students feel safe and receive effective pastoral and safeguarding care, guidance and support.

We share the belief that safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility and foster this culture across the College. The College has a dedicated safeguarding team that promotes awareness of safeguarding issues and is always available to provide support to students, families and staff.

How can we help?

The College strives to offer the very best education and training and recognises the importance of integrated safeguarding and support services as part of the student experience to enable students to achieve positive outcomes.

The Safeguarding team can offer a listening ear, support and advice with issues such as abuse, bereavement, mental health issue, unplanned pregnancy, homelessness, gambling, relationship breakdown, alcohol or drug addiction, gender change, or any other concern a student may have during their time at college.

NWRC Safeguarding Policy

North West Regional College has a Safeguarding Policy in place to protect young people under 18 years and Adults at Risk of Harm or Adults in Need of Protection.

Our dedicated Safeguarding team take the care, welfare and safety of young people under the age of 18 and Adults at Risk of Harm and in Need of Protection who are students / trainees of the college extremely seriously.

Who do I contact?

In line with statutory safeguarding guidance, the College has a designated safeguarding team. This group of colleagues work closely together to provide effective safeguarding and pastoral support interventions for all students at the College.

If College staff or students have any concerns about a student they should contact the Safeguarding Officer:

Shannon Doherty

Tel: 028 7127 8709
Email: shannon.doherty@nwrc.ac.uk

Joseph McCarthy (Deputy Safeguarding Officer)

Tel: 028 7127 6096
Email: joseph.mccarthy@nwrc.ac.uk

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