Job Description

Respond appropriately to disclosures or concerns which relate to the well-being of a child;

  •  To maintain accurate, confidential and up-to-date documentation on all cases of safeguarding and child protection and report where required;
  • To work directly with children in need and their families in the community in order to promote, strengthen and develop the potential of parents/carers and their children in order to prevent children becoming looked after and/or suffering significant harm;
  • Where required, liaise with statutory agencies and ensure they have access to all necessary information;
  • To initiate and refer students to outside agencies and co-ordinate referrals;
  • To liaise with school staff in initiating multi-agency referrals for students; When appropriate, to act as lead professional and coordinate Team Around the Child meetings;
  • To ensure that vulnerable students are supported appropriately and sensitively and that all actions assigned to the academy from planning and interventions meetings are successfully carried out;
  • To support the delivery of personalised learning for students who may need support as a result of safeguarding, wellbeing or health concerns;
  • To take an active role in supporting healthy eating and be available to work with groups of students;
  • To manage the administration of CPOMS and liaise with key staff including the Inclusion Coordinator; To collate and produce statistical information with regards to safeguarding and pupil and monitored groups;

Job Title: Safeguarding Officer

Reporting to: Assistant Principal, Deep Support
Grade: 7

Additional Responsibilities

  • Dealing with any immediate problems or emergencies according to the Academy’s policies and procedures
  • Respecting confidential issues linked to home/students/teacher/Academy work
    Fire Marshall duties in the case of Fire and/or Emergency Evacuation where applicable
  • To comply with the Academy’s Child Safeguarding Procedures, including regular liaison with the Academy’s Designated Child Safeguarding Person over any safeguarding issues or concerns;
  • To comply with the Academy policies and procedures at all times.
    Undertake other reasonable duties (with competence and experience) as requested, in accordance with the changing needs of the organisation.

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