Safeguarding Officer
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Safeguarding Officer

Salary: £40 - 45k per annum FTE (actual salary £33 – 37k per annum).

This is an exiting opportunity to join us and help establish the new post of Safeguarding Officer. With a minimum of two years’ experience of working within an education or social care setting, you will work with staff and parents/carers to support students who present with safeguarding concerns and/or issues related to mental health and well-being. You will manage cases on a day to day basis, facilitating interventions with individual students, in school, to improve mental ill health, and/or support effective attendance. You will refer students to and liaise with external agencies as appropriate in order to access external support, write confidential reports and support plans and attend case meetings. You will also provide professional support and advice to the pastoral team and contribute to the development of a strategic approach to the management of safeguarding, mental health and well-being provision at the School.

This role would suit a social worker or someone with experience of working in an educational or social care setting who has a sound knowledge of child protection legislation and is passionate about working with and supporting young people.

To apply and access further information about the role and employee benefits, please visit our dedicated recruitment website.

For further information about Latymer Upper School visit www.latymer-upper.org

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 17 June 2020 at 9am

The School will consider applications as they are received and may subsequently appoint to the role, therefore early applications are advised. We therefore reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

With the current closure of school sites across the country, we will be undertaking a remote interview and appointment process.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and receipt of two satisfactory references.
Type : Offered
Price : £40 - 45k per annum FTE (actual salary £33 – 37k per annum)
Date Placed : 28/05/2020
Contact : Anna Perry
Phone : 02030040489
Email : hrrecruitment@latymer-upper.org