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Multiverse • London

Additional Learning Needs & Safeguarding Senior Executive

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

A little flex time

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Job Description

We’re on a mission to provide equitable access to economic opportunity, for everyone.

We close critical skill gaps in the workforce through a new kind of apprenticeship that combines work and learning. We begin by recognizing high-potential individuals both inside and outside of a company's current workforce and then we create applied, guided and equitable learning programs, with measurable impact. Because we believe the world needs a better way to match its potential.

We work with over 1,500 leading companies including the likes of Microsoft, Citi and Just Eat to help solve their business-critical problems, and we’ve trained over 16,000 professional apprentices in the tech and data skills of the future. This is made possible by our global team who are driven to achieve a mission that matters, together.

Join Multiverse and help us set a new course for work.

The Opportunity

Multiverse is at an exciting juncture, one that requires transformation of both scale (10,000 to 100,000 apprentice learners) and technology (recognising potential of our expanded product, platform and AI offerings). Success in the short to mid-term will be defined by how well we execute against our central strategy, how capable we are to continuously improve core operating metrics and process, and how supported our 300+ coaches are to have a daily, positive impact to our apprentices and learners. Operating as part of the Apprentice Enablement team, you lead our provision of equitable access to learning for apprentices with Safeguarding and Additional Learning Needs.

Specifically, you will

This is a unique opportunity to define and execute the strategy that ensures the support offer for our most vulnerable apprentices is world class. Ranging from people development to budget management, strategic planning and operational execution - the Senior Executive of Safeguarding + ALN will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of support at Multiverse. In this role you will:

  • Work closely with our Compliance team to define a best-in-class policy for Safeguarding, Prevent and ALN requirements for apprentices which define how we identify and support Apprentices with Safeguarding, Prevent and Additional Learning Needs (ALN) - working to ensure each apprentice stands the best chance of success on programme

  • Build and execute efficient process which deliver against the policy and ensure quality and pace of intervention and resolution.

  • Own the definition of our training offer to ensure we’re providing an experience that reflects best practice for inclusive learning, driving equitable outcomes for learners with additional needs, whilst also driving efficiencies and thinking about cost-to-serve

  • Define our training offer across the business to meet statutory requirements

  • Partner with Enablement Team to define coach training and support offer

  • Own the delivery of additional support that sits outside the role of the coach

  • Triage apprentice cases to agree parameters for when additional support is required

  • Ensure best-practice delivery by caseworkers

  • Identify trends in additional support needs and work across teams to identify opportunities for the creation of shared solutions and new content (e.g. Learning materials, tech platform development)

  • Oversee a small team of case workers including development, definition of KPIs and capacity modelling to ensure apprentice receive high quality, timely intervention support

About you

  • 6+ years experience in inclusion and equitable access,

  • [Preferred] Experience of Safeguarding and ALN delivery in a 16+ education setting

  • [Preferred] Strong working knowledge of the requirements of the ESFA Funding Rules and the Ofsted Education Improvement Framework

  • Strong commercial acumen and confidence managing a budget to ensure efficiency

  • Has led small-mid sized teams, with a passion for developing and retaining a world class team -you treat everyone equitably, ensuring all team members feel a sense of belonging, value and ownership over their development

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and solve ambiguous problems that may evolve in scope or complexity

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to leverage data for decision-making and continuous improvement.

  • Effective communication and leadership skills, with a demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate teams.

  • Ability to navigate a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

How we hire

Benefits

  • Time off - 27 days holiday, plus 7 additional days off: 1 life event day, 2 volunteer days and 4 company-wide wellbeing days and 8 bank holidays per year

  • Health & Wellness- private medical Insurance with Bupa, a medical cashback scheme, life insurance, gym membership & wellness resources through Gympass and access to Spill - all in one mental health support

  • Hybrid & remote work offering - with weekly or monthly visits to the London office and the opportunity to work abroad 45 days a year

  • Team fun - weekly socials, company wide events and office snacks!

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We’re an equal opportunities employer. And proud of it. Every applicant and employee is afforded the same opportunities regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. This will never change. Read our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion policy here.

Right to Work

Do you have the right to work in the UK? Unfortunately, at this time we cannot offer sponsorship for this role and we cannot consider overseas applications.

Safeguarding

All posts in Multiverse involve some degree of responsibility for safeguarding. Successful applicants are required to complete a Disclosure Form from the Disclosure and Barring Service ("DBS") for the position. Failure to declare any convictions (that are not subject to DBS filtering) may disqualify a candidate for appointment or result in summary dismissal if the discrepancy comes to light subsequently.

Company benefits

Health insurance – cover provided by Bupa
Work from anywhere scheme – work for up to 45 days/year abroad
27 days annual leave + bank holidays
Gym membership
Enhanced sick pay
Volunteer days – 2 days/year
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Company shutdown periods
Mental health days
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Meditation space
Fully stocked snack cupboard
Life insurance
Salary sacrifice
Share options
Hackathons
Lunch and learns
Employee discounts
M-powered days - Company wide wellbeing days where the whole company shuts down once per quarter.
Location
88%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
75%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
75%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
62%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
69%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
83%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Multiverse

Company employees

800

Gender diversity (male:female)

45:55

Office locations

London, New York & Remote

Funding levels

$414M

Hiring Countries

Denmark

United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
EdTech & Education

EdTech & Education

Industry awards 2023
Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2023

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