Assistant Safeguarding Officer

South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College, North Ferriby, HU14 3HS

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    12 May 2022

Job details

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

£20,536.58 per annum

Actual salary

£20,536.58 per annum

Assistant Safeguarding Officer job summary

South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College are seeking to appoint an Assistant Safeguarding Officer to work up to 37 hours per week, plus 5 additional days during school closure periods. The actual salary is £20,536.58 per annum. If you are interested in the role and would prefer alternative hours to those advertised, please get in touch and we are happy to explore this further with you.

The Role:
This is a role that places you at the heart of the school, working directly with students, staff and external bodies to keep our students safe. Supporting the Safeguarding Officer to effectively manage and reduce risk of harm for students, you will receive and collate referrals from the pastoral team and you will hold your own caseload, liaising with multi-agency partners, students and their families. Working with students with varying levels of risk, you will respond to and plan to meet individual student’s needs, with advice and guidance from the Safeguarding Officer. You will ensure child protection issues are dealt with safely and escalated appropriately, ensuring Child Protection Policy and procedures are implemented quickly and effectively.

You will work as part of our friendly, dedicated Safeguarding and Inclusion Team, supporting the Safeguarding Officer, and Designated Safeguarding Lead to work together to further enhance the support and guidance offered to our young people.

Your knowledge, experience and skills:
You will hold GCSEs or equivalent in English and Maths, grade C or above and will have high levels of ICT skills and experience of writing reports and action plans. With experience of acting as an advocate, you will have persuasive and influencing skills, and experience of dealing with sensitive and contentious issues skilfully, effectively and confidently.
Your up to date knowledge of the variety of issues facing children and young people (e.g. self-harm, substance misuse, sexual health, gender identity, online safety) will be crucial, as will your knowledge of safeguarding procedures within an educational setting.

What we offer you?
• Paid for, externally sourced supervision
• Family friendly policies and opportunities for flexible working
• Free eye tests
• Payment of annual prescriptions
• Free flu vaccinations
• Career development opportunities
• Hot and cold snacks and meals available from our canteens and
complimentary lunches on training days
• Free secure on-site car park for staff
• Wellbeing support including an Employee Assistance Programme; a
Cycle to Work Scheme offering discounted bike purchases; affordable
loans and savings available through the Salary Finance Scheme
• On-site gym at only £12.50 per month
• Membership of the East Riding Pension Scheme with benefits
including secure earnings linked pension an a lump sum death grant
of three times your salary

Applications are to be received no later than 09:00am on Thursday 19 May 2022.

For more information and how to apply please see: https://southhunsley.org.uk/working-here/
South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment.

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About South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
2130 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

South Hunsley is a special place to work, study and learn with a strong tradition of excellence, both within and beyond the classroom. We have an established reputation for strong academic performance and are consistently a top performer both locally and nationally.
Here at South Hunsley we passionately believe in the limitless potential of every member of our school community. We want everyone to be happy, confident and successful so we can all achieve more than we think is possible. We can promise support, care, encouragement and respect as well as really enjoyable and rewarding working and learning environment.

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