Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Brighton and Hove

Closing date:

Blatchington Mill School And Sixth Form CollegeBrighton and Hove

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Actual Salary Range £6,739 - £7,440
Contract term: Permanent

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Part-time (2 days a week)

Teaching Assistant BESD (Level C)

Term Time only (paid 46.2 weeks per year)

Restructured NJC from April 2019 SCP 12-17 (Previously NJC 5 SCP 22-25) 

Actual Salary Range £6,739 - £7,440

Start ASAP

Working under guidance from the Designated Safeguarding Lead and alongside the existing Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, provide support in addressing the needs of pupils who require particular help to overcome barriers to learning.  There will be a specific focus on providing support to pupils in need of child protection, Children in Care and those facing behavioural, emotional and social difficulties.

The key responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining, overview and upkeep of CPOMS software including liaison with the parent company where needed, staff training on CPOMS usage and twice yearly spot-check audits.
  • Attendance at CIN, CP, Strategy, Network meetings for students linked to CP issues.
  • Communication with outside agencies including those coming in for staff and student training (e.g. RISE).
  • Organisation (but not running) of small groups where necessary on safeguarding e.g. risky behaviours group (running of these groups is done by outside agencies).
  • Contact with linked external agencies including social workers, police etc. 
  • Promotion of safe behaviours in school to students. 
  • Delivery of some staff training.
  • Advice and guidance for YOs re CP issues.

For further details and an application form please visit our website and if you are interested in applying complete and return an application form before the closing date (CVs alone will not be considered):  >Our Staff > Vacancies

Closing date:  Monday, 18th March 2019 – 12.00 noon

Interview date: Week commencing 25th March 2019

Blatchington Mill School is committed to safeguarding our students; we expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment.  Criminal record checks will be carried out and a full, enhanced DBS clearance is required for all positions.

Applications are encouraged from black and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff. 

(Race Relations Act sections 35-38 apply).

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More about Blatchington Mill School And Sixth Form College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Nevill Avenue, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 7BW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 736244
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