Job Description


To support the Academy Safeguarding function, ensuring effective plans are in place to cater for the needs of the Academy.

The Role

  • Support the effective delivery of a Safeguarding function.
  • Service the needs of the Academy, working with colleagues and external partners to meet the targets established.
  • Support the Safeguarding lead to ensure that the Academy Safeguarding service is efficiently delivered, working with internal and external stakeholders to achieve targets set.
  • Ensure there is strict Safeguarding compliance throughout the academy.
  • Support and maintain an effective Safeguarding Policy.
  • Support the delivery of Safeguarding Training.
  • Contribute to the Academy Operations Team delivery of a world class support function.

The Person

  • Technical and practical knowledge in safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk evidenced by a relevant professional qualification – as safeguarding leader you will need to have a significant level of professional knowledge to provide the best safeguarding outcomes.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, able to manage conflict and handle difficult and or sensitive issues.
  • Able to supervise, mentor and support staff remotely.
  • Must have demonstrable knowledge of safeguarding in a range of settings and across diverse communities.
  • Experience of implementing change within safeguarding settings, working collaboratively across wider teams and empowering colleagues to be effective within all aspects of safeguarding practice.
  • Experience of building and maintaining relationships with external agencies, referral pathways and organizations.
  • Experience of performance improvement in a complex organization using all forms of data.

Due to this post being in regulated activity, the potential employee will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the appropriate level.

MUFC Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and adults at risk in our workplace.

It is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based job who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to you before applying for any of our roles.

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