Lead Child Protection/Safeguarding Officer
Required: As soon as possible
Subject to a 6- month probationary period
Salary: SO1 SCP 23-25 (£26,999 - £23,785 pro rata)
Actual starting salary: £23,192 (37 hours per week / Term time only + 5 days)
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Lead Child Protection/Safeguarding Officer to join our team. The key purpose of this role is to work alongside our Inclusion Leader to ensure that all children are safe from harm, confident and resilient, have good self-esteem, are able to access education, have high aspirations and can develop positive relationships with others.
The post will require the successful candidate to:
- act as the first point of contact regarding disclosures, assessing and taking action as necessary
- oversee administering all aspects of child protection to ensure a consistent approach and completion
- prepare reports for internal and external professionals
- attend meetings where appropriate
We are seeking a person with good standards of numeracy and literacy skills and patience. A background in social services and/or child protection is desirable. Strong administrative and organisational skills are essential.
A full application pack with job description and person specification is available to download from our website www.tgat.org.uk/jobs
CVs are not accepted.
If you would like further details or to arrange a visit, please contact Karen Goldthorp, School Business Manager: Recruitment@hillcrest.leeds.sch.uk
Completed applications should be returned to the above email address by Friday 6th December (9am)
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. This post is subject to a DBS check & satisfactory references.