Welfare, Safeguarding and Early Help Lead (incl Designated school roles)
Pay grade: P02 Level:
Hours: Term Time Only + 10 days,
37 hours per week
£32,046.49 (subject to increase in national pay award still in negotiation)
Start Date: ASAP
Job Advertised: Wednesday 13th September 2023
Closing Date: Monday 2nd October 2023
Interviews: Week beginning 9th October 2023
Please be aware we do not accept
applications direct from agencies
The Governors of
this caring, friendly and successful school wish to appoint an enthusiastic,
motivational and creative Pupil Welfare, Safeguarding and Early Help Lead (incl
Designated school roles) to join our dedicated team at this exciting time in
the life of the school. Broomfield greatly values the work of our Pupil Welfare
Team and the vital contributions they make to the school in developing the life
chances and opportunities of our pupils and young people.
We are looking for
a Pupil Welfare, Safeguarding and Early Help Lead (incl Designated school
roles) to lead the operational, day to day management of safeguarding, child protection
and pupil welfare across the school sites; planning, co-ordinating and
delivering practical support, advice and guidance to pupils, staff and
Leads and manages
the team of Family Support Workers and Deputy Safeguarding Leads and works
closely with multi agency teams.
SILC is an all age, co-educational day school maintained by Leeds City Council.
Our pupils and young people (2-19) have a wide range of learning difficulties,
including Autistic Spectrum Condition.
We offer an inclusive setting operating on the main Broomfield site and
two mainstream partnership sites:
- Windmill Primary School
- Rodillian Academy
This enables us to
meet a wide variety of pupils’ needs and provide support and advice to the
applicants will have;
- Knowledge of current legislation,
policy and guidance relating to work of children’s services and the
Children and Families Act 2014
- Experience of implementing best
practice in safeguarding children and Local Safeguarding Children Board
Procedures including information sharing protocols
- Secure Knowledge of Microsoft software packages.
knowledge about the development needs of children and young people
practice to meet the needs of vulnerable families and to support children who
may have experienced abuse
knowledge of SEN and the impact additional needs may have on an individual and
of working effectively with children, young people and families in challenging
of working professionally within
the Early Help process
- Recognised Child
Protection qualification or training
In addition the following
to work effectively in a team
to use initiative
to learn, reflect and share effective practice with others
In return we can
enthusiastic and highly motivated pupils and young people
comprehensive CPD programme with potential for career development and promotion
support of a strong, caring and committed staff team
and a challenge!
Staff are expected to work across the three
sites if required.
diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.
Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of sex, sexuality, race,
religion, marital status, age, or disability.
The school is committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children and expects our staff
and volunteers to share this commitment.
Appointments will be subject to a
satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure
The Broomfield main
site & our partnership site at Windmill Primary School have disabled access
facilities, including a lift in the extension and at our partnership site at
Reg Charity no; 1143948
Broomfield SILC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.
This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.
Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.