Safeguarding and Wellbeing Officer, Grove Park Academies, Kent

Posted on: 26-08-2021 | Deadline: 03-09-2021

Job Description

We are seeking to appoint a professional, well-educated and enthusiastic individual to support the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and safeguarding team to safeguard the school community and promote pupil wellbeing.

This is a varied role working closely with parents, carers, the safeguarding team as well as the wider school staff adhering to the school’s safeguarding procedures and policies to promote the welfare and protection of all pupils.

The job descriptions outlines in detail the main duties for the role which includes working as a DSL to deal with day to day concerns etc. alongside the Lead DSL and Safeguarding Team and the promotion and support of young people’s wellbeing and mental health.

Applicants should be an excellent communicator, able to work on their own initiative, under pressure and have the ability to prioritise to meet demands and deadlines. You should possess a natural ability to build relationships easily with children, parents and external agencies.

The successful candidate will maintain confidentiality and sensitivity at all times. You will have previous experience of working with children and young people either in a school or through another agency and an up to date knowledge of safeguarding and current wellbeing initiatives around young people.

The trust is committed to the well-being and safeguarding of our pupils. All appointments are subject to enhanced statutory checks and references.

Applicants will need to complete the trust’s application form Grove Park Academies Trust website, CVs in isolation will not be considered.

Expected start date: 13/09/2021

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programmes

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
N/A

Application question(s):

  • Experience in a school or with the children in relation to safeguarding.

Work remotely:

  • No

To apply online please go to:

Safeguarding Children Jobs – 2021 | Indeed.com

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