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Education Safeguarding Officer

  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC336RJ
  • Published: Fri 02/07/2021, 15:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/07/2021, 23:50 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Range 6 (£38,023 - £43,720)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR, Kent

Can you provide high quality safeguarding advice and support?

Are you passionate about the role of education and schools in safeguarding children?

Can you foster great professional relationships across schools and social care?

If yes, this could be the perfect role for you !

We are looking to recruit a Education Safeguarding Officer on a 1 year fixed term contract.

 

About the Role

The role of the Safeguarding in Education Officer is to provide advice, support and challenge to colleagues and partners across schools and other education settings on all safeguarding related issues.  This is a highly respected role in the partnership which education and social care colleagues really value.

This is an operational and strategic role that builds upon established relationships. It develops robust safeguarding pathways between education establishments schools, Children’s Social Care and the Medway LADO service.  

This is an influential post within the Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service requiring a specific range of safeguarding knowledge as well as negotiation, influencing, auditing and signposting skills.

For more information about the role, please contact the recruiting manager Maisie Adkins by email maisie.adkins@medway.gov.uk to arrange a telephone conversation.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interviewed via Microsoft Teams.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Important Information

Please note that all recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondence in hard copy format, please contact the Children's Services Recruitment Team on 01634 332878 or email recruitment@medway.gov.uk

Please visit http://www.mindfulemployer.net/ for information on how Medway Council put good practices in place to ensure employees and job applicants who declare mental health issues receive the right level of support.

For more information on our Children & Adults Social Care jobs please visit: www.medwaysocialcarejobs.co.uk.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.

 

Downloads

  • Medway Information Pack 2021
  • Job profile and person specification
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC336RJ
  • Published: Fri 02/07/2021, 15:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/07/2021, 23:50 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Range 6 (£38,023 - £43,720)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR, Kent

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