Safeguarding and Child Protection Caseworker

  • Full Time, Permanent
  • Salary range - £15,236 - £17,264 (Actual Salary)
  • Location - The Co-operative Academy of Manchester
  • Closing date - January 9, 2018
Job description

We are seeking to appoint a Safeguarding and Child Protection Caseworker to work alongside our Designated Safeguarding Leads to promote the welfare and safeguarding of students in our forward-thinking and caring academy.

The successful candidate will be a leading member of our Child Protection Team, supporting with the implementation of our safeguarding procedures in order to ensure that we are doing all that we can to protect and safeguard our students.  They will possess excellent knowledge and experience in safeguarding young people, have the ability to provide expert advice and guidance for all stakeholders and possess superb communication skills, especially when dealing with a variety of agencies and families.

The Co-operative Academy of Manchester is the city’s most improved school and boasts a state of the art building and fantastic facilities. We are currently beginning a new and exciting phase in the academy’s development.  Our intake is increasing to 300 in each year group and a brand new school building is being built to be opened in June 2018.

The role of Safeguarding and Child Protection Caseworker is a key position in a supportive, rich and diverse academy community offering the opportunity to make a substantial contribution to our pastoral system and make a significant difference to the lives of young people in North Manchester.  If you have the passion, drive and skills to develop outstanding safeguarding provision in our academy, we want to hear from you!

“The Co-operative 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”.

Please take time to review the Co-operative Academies Trust brochure which outlines “Why work for CAT”.  In addition, Trust employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including discount gym memberships & leisure offers, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Co-op Credit Union, season ticket & rental deposit loans, cash-back healthcare scheme and co-operative discount offers.

Please download full details and an application form below. If you have any questions contact Mrs Susan Stephenson, c/o The Co-operative Academy of Manchester, Plant Hill Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M9 0WQ.  Alternatively e-mail to or telephone 0161 795 3005.

Please note – the academy cannot accept a C.V. as a form of application.

Closing Date – Tuesday 9th January 2018.
Interviews – Friday 12th January 2018