Child Protection and Safeguarding Manager

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Job Title:Child Protection and Safeguarding Manager

Location: Plumstead, South East London

Salary: £32,731 (actual gross salary)

Job Type: Temporary (contract to cover a period of Maternity Leave, starting February 2022), Full Time (35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year)

Closing date: Noon, Thursday December 2nd 2021

Plumstead Manor is a thriving and rapidly improved school recently judged Good by Ofsted (May 2018). We are dedicated to providing a world-class education to the young people and families of Royal Greenwich, and hold a strong commitment to promoting excellence, justice and success for all our young people.

Our goal is to inspire and nurture young people of all abilities and backgrounds to develop a love of learning which will sustain them throughout their lives. It is this which will successfully see them into further education and the fulfilling career of their choice. We believe that high quality teaching, in a safe and friendly environment, is the key to unlocking the potential of all our young people have, so that they can go on to change the world for the better.

The Role:

We are looking to appoint a Child Protection and Safeguarding Manager to cover a period of Maternity leave. You will support the Leadership team to provide a safe environment in which students can develop and learn. You will manage safeguarding and child protection issues throughout the school, maintaining accurate, confidential and up to date documentation. You will take on the role of Designated Child Protection Coordinator and carry out duties as the School's 'lead professional' in cases where the school initiates a Safeguarding CAF. The role also includes overseeing the care of Looked After Children and Young carers and maintaining a register of students who are 'At Risk'.

We are looking for:

  • Knowledge of best practice in pastoral care and safeguarding.
  • Knowledge of current educational issues.
  • Experience of working with vulnerable children/young people in an education, social work or youth setting.
  • Experience of working with young people who are distressed or displaying antisocial behaviour.
  • At least 5 years successful experience in an administrative role
  • Qualification at degree level or equivalent.
  • Good skills in information management and IT.

We can offer you:

  • Excellent professional development and support.
  • Staff Association
  • Use of a fitness gymnasium
  • Good location close to green spaces and easy access to Central London.

To apply for this role please click APPLY button and CHECK YOUR EMAILS for the application form.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

References will automatically be requested for all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. The successful applicant will be required to be DBS checked prior to taking up post.

IMPORTANT: Please read through this information carefully as this must be completed to submit your application fully

Candidates with previous job titles and experience of; Safeguarding Manager, Senior Social Care Manager, Social Manager, Child Care Manager, Child Social Support Services Manager, Social Services Manager, Child Protection Manager, Social Worker Manager may also be considered for this role.

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