Safeguarding Officer, Somerset

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West Somerset CollegeSomerset
Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,101 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

West Somerset College is an all-inclusive College catering for 13 to 18 year olds, situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park.

Job Ref: WSCSO

37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term time plus INSET days)

Actual starting salary: £19,101 per annum

Anticipated start: September 2019

At West Somerset College we aim to provide a rich and varied education for all of our students. We believe that ensuring students realise their full potential depends upon a continuous drive for excellence by our staff.

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 West Somerset College.

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.

Further details and an application pack can be found in ‘Vacancies’ in the ‘Information’ section at:

Closing Date for applications: Midday, Friday 5th July 2019

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