Safeguarding Welfare & Wellbeing Officer (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)

The King John School, Benfleet

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Job Ref No. ECC5403-726S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 6
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Safeguarding Welfare & Wellbeing Officer

(Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Required: immediate start

37 hours per week

Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 4.00pm

Friday 8.00am - 3.30pm

Term time plus 1 week holiday working

Scale 6, point 13-17

Actual Annual Salary £23,038 - £24,664

Do you want to make a real difference to the life chances of students? Do you have the potential to achieve the best possible outcome and highest level of wellbeing for all students?

If so, we have the job for you!

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Safeguarding Officer to join our forward-thinking team. You will enjoy working in a school that values and delivers excellent professional development. The successful candidate will be capable of inspiring students through their involvement with safeguarding and pastoral support and have a firm belief in the potential of all students.

We are looking for a candidate to assist with the Safeguarding needs of our students at The King John School. Our ideal candidate will:

· Be responsible for the day to day management of safeguarding and child protection within the school; to act as a source of support, advice and expertise for staff within the school for child protection and safeguarding.

· Communicate with parents, staff, students and external agencies to provide a rapid response to issues.

· To work with all stakeholders (internal & external) to ensure that the welfare of students is central to the school's daily work.

· To work with all stakeholders (internal & external) to ensure that the mental health and wellbeing of students is central to the school's daily work.

· Liaise and work alongside the Safeguarding team.

· To provide administration support for the Safeguarding team using a range of applications.

You will need to strive to demonstrate, embed and uphold the school's PRIDE core values of Positivity, Resilience, Integrity, Dignity and Equality in order to support the character development of all students.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team who truly aim to make a difference, not only to student life chances and successes, but also developing young people with kindness and confidence.

We can offer you:

· Enthusiastic, friendly and talented students

· A dedicated, experienced and hardworking team of staff with a strong sense of collective endeavor

· The opportunity to develop within a school which is supported by a highly effective Trust that is committed to staff wellbeing and development.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Angie Roberts
Shipwrights Drive
Thundersley, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 1RQ
Telephone: 01702 558284
Email: angier@thekjs.com

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