Safeguarding Officer, Bridgwater

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Hamp AcademyBridgwater
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Start date: asap
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 12, (Points 22 - 26) Actual Salary: £12,060 - £13,658 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Hamp Academy is an independent but wholly Government funded school for 7 to 11 year olds in Bridgwater.

Job Ref: HSO

25 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term time, plus one week)

The successful applicant will facilitate the development of safeguarding and child protection policies, training and procedures: work with young people and their families to champion the early help intervention; ensure there are systems, structures, resources and personnel in place to promote the welfare and protection of our children and young people: respond appropriately to disclosures or concerns and raise awareness of safeguarding and child protection within Hamp Academy.

This role will include preparing paperwork for core groups, conferences, referrals, strategy meetings and court.  You will undertake casework and reports relating to this. 

A person with excellent ICT skills, the ability to write clear and detailed reports, communicate effectively, work within a team and maintain confidentiality at all times is a crucial part of this role.

If you want to make a real difference to children’s experiences, are dynamic and proactive, are willing to share ideas and can work as part of a dedicated team, we’d like to hear from you.

For full details and an application pack for this position, please visit the ‘Vacancies’ in the ‘Information Community’ section on the Hamp Academy website:

Closing date for applications: Midday, Wednesday 18th October 2017

Hamp Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment.  Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position

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More about Hamp Academy
Address: Rhode Lane, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6JB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1278 424600