You’ll find this job rewarding as you will help make a difference to the lives of young people with a range of special educational needs and disabilities.
In this role you’ll:
- be responsible for looking at the daily child protection incident log (CPOMS), making informed decisions on which incidents require a response and assigning the incident to the appropriate person from the Designated Safeguarding team.
- monitor and record all incidents to ensure appropriate action has been taken before updating the database;
- share access to the CPOMS system with new staff and monitor the quality of reporting and support staff to improve it;
- support, coordinate and assist with induction / training / awareness for all Academy staff;
- organise the annual safeguarding training, refresher and medical intervention training for all staff including medical interventions, Dysphagia, physiotherapy equipment, deep pressure or any other relevant training) and maintain accurate records;
- produce weekly reports for the safeguarding meeting;
- produce half termly questionnaires on safeguarding and report on them;
- assist in ensuring the Academy is compliant with Co-op Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy, Handbook;
- maintain detailed, accurate, secure written records of concerns and referrals and ensure all Child Protection files are – up to date, transferred to a new college / School (appropriately) and storage is GDPR compliant;
- support in referring issues to the other bodies (e.g. Channel Social workers);
- ensure all care plans, physiotherapy and speech and language plans are to date, maintained and accessible to all staff and assist Care Team as required;
- ensure all care needs are recorded accurately.
- Qualifications or experience equivalent to NVQ Level 5 or equivalent plus GCSE English and Maths (A – C);
- Appropriate Qualification in the field of expertise e.g. Safeguarding L2/L3, MultiAgency Working, Safeguarding procedures including CSE, FGM, Prevent and E-Safety;
- Successful experience of working with young people;
- Successful experience of communicating with parents and other stakeholders;
- Knowledge of Safeguarding, Child Protection, Prevent Duty and Channel.
For further detailed information please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification. Should you have any questions in regards to this role, or would like an informal discussion with the manager please contact Human Resources in the first instance on 01274 779662, or vial email to: email@example.com
Co-op Academies Trust aims to provide an outstanding education for all our learners, founded on co-operative values, at the heart of the community. It is responsible for twenty-six academies in Leeds, Wirral, Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent with the Co-op acting as the sponsor
You’ll join a talented staff team and a successful partnership of schools which is committed to raising the educational ambitions of the communities it serves. As part of the Trust we can offer successful candidates a huge variety of opportunities for development and progression across all phases.
The Co-op Academies Trust operates blind shortlisting as part of its recruitment process to ensure a fair and rigorous process. To Apply please complete Application Form PART A and Application Form PART B and email them to:
Closing date: midnight, Sunday 23 January 2022
What we offer:
- Excellent opportunities for personal and career development within the Co-op Academies Trust;
- Employee benefits such as retail discounts, reduced gym membership, cycle to work scheme and much more;
- Free access to a confidential 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme;
- Effective, supportive and dynamic leadership;
- A superb, school building with a flexible and creative ICT rich working environment;
- A welcoming, friendly, supportive, effective and efficient professional/Continuing professional development.
Co-op Academies Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnerships.
Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles, and the Ways of Being Co-op.
For further information, please contact Human Resources by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org