THE GORSE ACADEMIES TRUST
Morley Newlands Academy
Lead Child Protection/Safeguarding Officer
Required: As soon as possible
Salary: SO1 SCP 29-31
Actual salary: £22,737 - £24,241
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 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.
Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, we will ensure that our children receive an outstanding education that focuses on aspiration, high expectations and personalisation.
If you feel that you have the necessary experience, skills and abilities, we look forward to hearing from you.
A full application pack is available to download from our website www.tgat.org.uk/jobs or by email from: firstname.lastname@example.org Completed applications should be returned to email@example.com.
Closing date: Wednesday 18 July 2018 (noon)
Shortlisting: Wednesday 18 July 2018
Interviews: Monday 23 July 2018
Morley Newlands Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.