Safeguarding and Welfare Officer

Walton-Le-Dale High School, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 6RN

9 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    8 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 7 points 19 - 25

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • To safeguard and protect the children, young people and staff of Walton-le-Dale High School
  • To assist in delivering safeguarding training, update and implement policies and procedures and share the learning from Serious Case Reviews with all relevant staff and governors
  • To receive safeguarding referrals and coordinate a procedure which addresses and prioritises the needs of those affected by liaising with statutory agencies
  • To promote positive attitudes by students and families towards education and to ensure parents are aware of statutory responsibilities

What the school offers its staff

As you will see from the following information, this is a key role which will enable the successful candidate to have a significant impact on the success of our school. We are well known for the exceptional support for our students and for the provision of excellent personal development – these have a huge impact on the lives of our young people. As the operational lead for our safeguarding work and the key contact with external agencies related to our young people’s welfare you will be a vital part of our school life.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding is vital to our work. Our commitment to this aspect of our provision is shown by the large number of staff who are DSL trained and act as Deputy DSLs. We are widely known for our pastoral and inclusion work and our safeguarding practice is a key element of this. Everyone who works here knows that safeguarding is a vital aspect of their day to day practice.

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About Walton-Le-Dale High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
774 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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