Safeguarding & Early Help Lead

Bolton, Greater Manchester
Grade H £30,507 - £33,799- pro rata
11 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Vacancy

Safeguarding & Early Help Lead

Grade H £30,507 - £33,799- pro rata

37 hours per week, term time only – plus 10 days


Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the post of Safeguarding and Early Help Lead in our school.

The successful candidate will take a lead role in school, taking responsibility for leading effective safeguarding and providing effective support for young people and their families.

This role will include responding to the day to day safeguarding issues that arise in addition to providing the strategic lead in ensuring that there is a continued robust and effective safeguarding provision throughout our school. They will work with families who are experiencing difficulties and who require the support of external agencies in order to thrive.

The Safeguarding and Early help Lead will also take responsibility for the Looked after Children in our school, ensuring that their personal, emotional and academic needs are prioritised.

You will be joining a large, highly motivated team who are focused on ensuring the best possible outcomes for students irrespective of their starting points or background.

Experience of working with other agencies and within an education or social care setting is essential.

This is a new role in our school and is an exciting opportunity for someone to really make a difference in the lives of children.

Our identity as a Catholic Salesian school and the inspiration we receive from the life of St John Bosco shapes our ethos and spirit, placing the developing child at the centre of everything we do.

If you are an organised, determined, resilient person, with a clear commitment to delivering the highest level of safeguarding for young people and if you are keen to help students achieve their potential by overcoming barriers to learning then we would like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Monday 24th June 2019

Interviews: Monday 1st July 2019

Application packs can be downloaded from the school website

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.