Job Description

37 hours per week

Term Time only, plus 5 INSET days, plus 3 additional days to be worked during holiday periods

Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School is a successful and oversubscribed judged as “Good” by Ofsted.

We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Designated Senior Lead for Safeguarding to be the initial point of contact for safeguarding concerns across assigned Key Stages.

The role will involve maintaining links with relevant Local Authority departments and liaising with colleagues from other agencies to share and take action regarding professional concerns about students and young people as appropriate.

You will be required to create and update Child Protection files and case chronologies, both in hard copy and online, on a timely basis, along with attending, and reporting back, to the DSL, on any meetings as required. Safeguarding Level 3 Training will be provided.

The role will also include working with our Hard-to-Reach parents, some pastoral support to students and be part of the Mental Health First Aid team.

For further details and an application form contact Karyn Stiles, HR Officer on 0118 918 3806 or

Alternatively, an application form can be downloaded from our website

Closing date: 12pm, Friday 12 March 2021

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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