School Safeguarding Caseworker Family & Pastoral Support

St Elizabeth's Catholic Primary School, Manchester, M22 5EU

This job expired on 24 June 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    27 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

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  • 21 hours/3 days per week. We are happy to discuss and agree any working pattern that candidates may want to consider.

Contract type



£35,336 to £39,571 pro rata to 21 hours over 39 weeks per year

School Safeguarding Caseworker Family & Pastoral Support job summary

The Wythenshawe Catholic Academy Trust wishes to appoint a School Safeguarding Caseworker Family & Pastoral Support at St Elizabeth’s Catholic Primary School. We would like to invite outstanding, dynamic and enthusiastic applicants to join our wonderful school in this new role.
The role will be part-time for 21 hours/3 days per week and we are happy to discuss and consider any suitable working patterns that candidates would like.
The role:
• To assist the Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSL) and Headteacher in taking the lead on safeguarding and child protection across the school.
• To act as first point of contact for all initial safeguarding and child protection concerns
• To be an advocate for pupils, supporting, protecting and promoting their welfare

The successful candidate will:
• Have substantial experience of working with children, parents/carers in schools.
• Hold Designated Safeguarding Officer Training (Level 3) qualification
• Have strong moral and ethical principles and values
• Be able to adapt and respond appropriately to challenging situations
• Be open to new ideas, committed to working as part of a team and of course have a good sense of humour.
• Act with the utmost integrity at all times.

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About St Elizabeth's Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
233 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
07849 085369

We can offer the successful candidate:
• An opportunity to work within a welcoming and enthusiastic environment with wonderful children, supportive staff, governors and parents
• Close links and group support from three other schools in this forward thinking Catholic multi-academy trust in this exciting time in our development
• An opportunity to be part of a team of dedicated, talented and hardworking individuals
• Entry into the Local Government Pension Scheme which is one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of 18.5%
• A true commitment to Continuing Professional Development with access to a library of on-line training courses and fully accredited qualifications and opportunities to access other relevant paid training.
• A range of employee benefits which support your well-being that includes:
o A confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is extended to members of your family
o A Health Cash Plan which is paid for by the Trust and gives access to a range of benefits which include covering the costs towards optical, dental, alternative therapy treatments, health screening and discounted gym memberships and a large range of retail discounts. Some benefits are also available to family members
o Flu vaccination clinics
o Eyecare Vouchers

The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, religion, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, sex and sexual orientation.

The Wythenshawe Catholic Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post will be subject to enhanced DBS and barred list checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The applicant will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

It is not a requirement of this role to be a practising Catholic and applications are invited from individuals committed to supporting the Catholic ethos of the school.

CVs and agency referrals will not be accepted

Please note that whilst the successful candidate will be appointed to a particular school within the Trust, the Trust reserves the right to deploy staff at any of its schools depending on need, where agreement is reached with all parties.

Arranging a visit to St Elizabeth's Catholic Primary School

Prospective candidates are warmly invited to visit the school and meet with the Senior Leadership Team. Please contact Mrs Karen Johnson, School Business Manager on 0161 437 3890 or e-mail: k.johnson@st-elizabeths.manchester.sch.uk to make arrangements.

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