Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and Family Support Worker

Location
Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School
Salary
£23,169.74 - £25,728.35 per annum
Posted
22 Jul 2022
Closes
12 Sep 2022
Job Ref
DUDED00011493
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Stuart Bathurst is a rapidly improving 11-18 Catholic school with approximately 900 students on roll and is situated in Wednesbury, within the local authority of Sandwell. Students and staff are warm, open and supportive to one another and proud of our school and its achievements.

Due to the expansion of our successful MAC, St John Bosco Catholic Academy wish to appoint a Safeguarding and Family Support Worker here at Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School.  The safeguarding and wellbeing of our students is paramount and we are looking for an individual to be tenacious in ensuring the safety and welfare of all of our students, working under the direction of the Secondary School Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead.

The successful candidate will play a key role in managing safeguarding within the school and be a point of contact / intervention for all students, parents / carers and external agencies. Completing accurate, detailed and timely records is essential.

As a Catholic school, we are looking for someone who is motivated by achieving these things in ways that place Christ at the centre of all we say and do.  Therefore, a full commitment to the faith-life of the school is essential.  

This role represents an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and ambitious individual to take the next steps in their career and directly support the Secondary Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead whilst developing themselves.  You will have the highest expectations for all students and colleagues, share the belief that an excellent education and strong community are central to transforming lives and ensure that every student is given the opportunity and conditions to succeed.

We are looking for an individual who…

  • Is able to advise and support other members of staff on child welfare and child protection matters.
  • Is able to liaise with external agencies including the local authority and the police.
  • Is passionate and has a positive attitude and excellent attention to detail.
  • Is an excellent communicator, confident dealing with a number of different stakeholders.
  • Has an excellent understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures and demonstrates a high standard of numeracy and literacy.
  • Is committed to raising standards and improving the life-chances of student

 

 

 

Further details are available from Mrs A Rai on 0121 556 1488 or e mail: recruitment@stuart-bathurst.org.uk.

Completed application forms to be returned for the attention of Mrs A Rai. 

Visits to the school are most welcome. See our website at www.stuart-bathurst.org.uk

Closing Date for applications Monday 12th September (12 noon)

Previous applicants need not apply.

Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

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Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
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Recruitment Monitoring Form
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