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Safeguarding and Welfare Officer

The Beacon School
Banstead, Surrey
Contract Type
Full Time, Term Time
Actual Salary: £22,030
Start Date
18th July 2022
26th August 2022 04:00 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
18th July 2022
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1258161

We are recruiting for a Safeguarding and Welfare Officer to work as part of our Student Wellbeing Hub ('The Link') supporting  students with safeguarding and/or welfare issues.

Your opportunity

The successful applicant will join our Designated Safeguarding Lead team and provide critical safeguarding support to students and families and safeguarding advice to colleagues. Ideally you will have experience of safeguarding and or/the Thrive support programme but training will be provided as required.

About The Beacon School

We are an oversubscribed Academy (mixed comprehensive school) based in Banstead, Surrey and part of the thriving GLF Schools Multi Academy Trust. Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, our core purpose is to strive for exceptional learning - and learning and teaching is at the heart of everything we do. The school offers extensive and varied professional development opportunities and is an exciting, innovative place to work.

We proudly serve our local community, attracting students from a wide range of backgrounds and were once again, heavily oversubscribed for September 2022.

We are conveniently located within easy reach of Epsom, Sutton and South London, with excellent road networks and only 40-minutes by train from London.

 What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with young people
  • Have experience / knowledge of safeguarding within an educational setting
  • Be experienced in supporting students with their physical and emotional well-being
  • Have experience of working in an educational environment
  • Be sensitive and understanding when managing student medical and well-being needs
  • Be experienced in administering first-aid
  •  Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

The Details

To Start: September 2022

Hours: Full-time, hours to be confirmed at interview.

Salary: GLF Specialist Pay Range Actual Salary: £22,030 p/a

Closing Date: 4.00pm on 26 August 2022

Please see the attached application pack for more details. 


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place

The Beacon School

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