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Date Added: Tue 07/11/2023

Safeguarding Team Leader

Manchester, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £26,000 - £29,000 per annum

Safeguarding Team Leader

Fixed Term Contract until July 2024

FTE Salary up to £29,000

Greater Manchester Further Education College

Job Description

To effectively manage a team of Safeguarding Practitioners to ensure a high quality level of safeguarding support and interventions are provided.

Provide safeguarding case assessments, reviews and monitoring focused on targeted and timely support for at-risk students including high risk safeguarding.

General Responsibilities

  • Line-manage a team of Safeguarding Practitioners including setting targets, completing appraisals and addressing any performance issues as per HR policies and procedures.
  • Liaise with and lead on 'safeguarding risk’ meetings with to identify and case load students to Safeguarding Practitioners where appropriate.
  • Carry out timely and effective risk profiling for all safeguarding alerts and record decisions on college server.
  • Carry out initial assessments and allocate cases to the Safeguarding Practitioners
  • Monitor timely safeguarding actions and ensure referrals to appropriate support services are made in line with the Safeguarding Policy
  • Ensure all high risk safeguarding risks are shared with the Head of Safeguarding and Pastoral Support and the Designated Safeguarding Leads.

Requirements; Essential

  • A strong understanding of Safeguarding in Education.
  • Experience in a similiar role.
  • Qualified to at least Level 4 in a relevant subject - e.g. Teaching, Social Care, Youth Work, Careers Guidance
  • Minimum of Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics or equivalent
  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills.
  • Ability to train and develop.
  • Ability to foster a culture of teamwork and excellence
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