Safeguarding Officer / Pastoral Support

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12303
  • Date Posted: 11 June 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: £25,628
  • Bonus/Benefits: FTE + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Pastoral Support Safeguarding Officer with awareness of safeguarding roles and responsibilities and knowledge of KCSIE, who is a dynamic, caring and supportive professional with outstanding interpersonal skills is required for a well-established Academy Trust based in Hedge End, Southampton.

 

SALARY: £25,628 per annum FTE, Actual Annual Salary £21,981

LOCATION: Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent (term time only)

WORKING HOURS: 37 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 8.00am - 4.00pm and Fridays 8.15am – 3.45pm, term time only (39 weeks)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Pastoral Support Safeguarding Officer with awareness of safeguarding roles and responsibilities and knowledge of KCSIE, who is a dynamic, caring and supportive professional with outstanding interpersonal skills.

Working as a Pastoral Support Safeguarding Officer you will oversee the day to day operational running of the safeguarding systems and procedures at the school.

As a Pastoral Support Safeguarding Officer you will liaise with the pastoral teams, teaching staff and wider community to ensure all of the students are cared for under the direct leadership of the Deputy Headteacher and Designated Safeguard Lead.

The school takes safeguarding extremely seriously and has a really inclusive whole school approach to safeguarding the entire community.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Pastoral Support Safeguarding Officer will include:

  • Receiving and responding to safeguarding concerns raised in school
  • Recording safeguarding concerns on our CPOMs system
  • Ensuring that CPOMs is kept up to date, and current
  • Attend Child Protection and Child in Need meetings, core group meetings and Early Help Hub meetings for students and families
  • Prepare reports for CP/CIN meetings
  • Prepare reports for SLT and Govs around safeguarding
  • Liaise closely with the Directors of Progress and Achievement on safeguarding themes and issues in their year group
  • Work with students who are safeguarding concerns to support them in school
  • Liaise with parents and carers where there are concerns, including ongoing contact over time
  • Liaise with the Attendance team where there are students missing education

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Awareness of safeguarding roles and responsibilities
  • Up to date and informed of local and national safeguarding developments
  • Working knowledge of KCSIE and Working Together to Safeguard Children and other national documentation relevant to the safeguarding of school children
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Caring and supportive professional

 

BENEFITS

  • Welcoming, Supportive, Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • An Amazing Competitive salary
  • Free large on-site car park
  • Good transport links
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • An amazing rate for staff membership at the modern on-site Leisure Centre
  • Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school will ensure that all their recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service / DBS checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 

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JOB REF: AWDO-P12303

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