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Safeguarding Officer

Outwood Academy PortlandNottinghamshire

Judged by Ofsted as outstanding, the amazing thing about Outwood Academy Portland is what happens every day in every lesson.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Safeguarding Officer to join our team. The successful candidate will be a highly self-motivated individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who will play a key role in the ongoing health and welfare of students and staff at Outwood Academy Portland.

You will have experience of working with children and/or families within a safeguarding and child protection environment. A committed team worker, you will carry a caseload and work on your own initiative. Time management skills are essential given the variety of this challenging, yet rewarding role. Previous experience of working with children and families and with other agencies and recent experience of social services work in child protection is essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and driven individual, you must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students. The purpose of this post is to fulfil our responsibility in the safeguarding of our students and enhance the life chances of our students.

The successful candidate will possess emotional resilience and the ability to communicate effectively with visitors, staff and students and will be welcoming to all, whilst operating in line with our safeguarding procedures.

Outwood Academy Portland, places students at the centre of everything it does, with a focus on creating a culture of success, a positive climate for learning, and increased student attainment, achievement and social and emotional development. But that’s just the beginning. Today we’re Outstanding; tomorrow, with your talents, we’ll be even more exceptional.

As one of the highest performing Family of Schools in the North of England, Outwood Grange Academies Trust is transforming the futures of countless young people. You can be part of this unique place, in the historic town of Worksop, with easy access to Nottingham, Lincoln and Sheffield.

For more information and to apply online, please go to: www.outwood.com > Careers.

Closing date: Midday on 18 January 2021.

We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12noon, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.