Safeguarding Manager

Oasis Academy Marksbury Road, Bristol
Academy-based
Salary: OCL Scale SCP27 - 31 (£33,820 - £37,261) Pro Rata
Basis: Full-time, Permanent
Start Date: 02/09/2024
Applications Closed at
Interviews: 18 July or 19 July 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new Safeguarding Manager to join our wonderful team and to join one of the UKs largest and fastest growing Multi-Academy Trusts: Oasis Community Learning!

About Oasis Community Learning

Born of the Oasis global charity we are one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the UK. Working in disadvantaged areas of England we aim to provide exceptional education at the heart of the community and offer support to those in need within the area. Our ethos is a core part of our everyday practice and something each of our staff champion daily; Equality, Inclusion, Healthy Relationships, Hope and Perseverance. 

We are looking for a Safeguarding Manager who will share responsibility for safeguarding and child protection across the school. The Safeguarding Manager will take part in strategy discussions and inter-agency meetings and contribute to the assessment of children. They will advise and support other members of staff on child protection and safeguarding matters and liaise with relevant agencies such as the local authority and police.

The Safeguarding Manager will also have responsibility for school attendance, working closely with pupils and their families playing a valuable role in supporting pupils to maximise their attendance and therefore fulfil their personal, social and academic achievement as well as supporting families in times of need and crisis.

Key Responsibilities

  • First point of contact for child protection concerns for the school, liaising with the school’s designated safeguarding lead where necessary.
  • To work with external agencies, e.g. through referrals and liaising regularly with Social Services regarding child protection matters, organising and attending PEP, TAC and core groups meetings, attending relevant Child Protection meetings and feeding back regarding pupils educational needs.
  • Initial point of contact for children and parents, establishing and maintaining positive links between the school and parents/carers, supporting parents/carers in parenting, or eliciting outside support for them to do so.
  • To put in place strategies and appropriate interventions to improve children’s appearance, punctuality, attendance, and adherence to school policies.
  • Analyse information and report to the school’s governors and senior leaders.

These duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required by the Principal to carry out appropriate duties within the context of their job, skill or grade.

Pay: OCL Scale PO1 SCP27 - 31 (£33,820 - £37,261) Pro Rata

Working Pattern: Term Time Only (39 Weeks) + 1 week

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 15 July 2024

Interviews: One date of either 18 July 2024 or 19 July 2024

Start Date: 02 September 2024

Oasis Community Learning supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

 

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