Trust Safeguarding Support Officer

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Part time - term time plus specified days
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Closed for applications on 03/07/2020 12:00
Grade L, Spinal Point 31-33 (Actual Salary £27,501 - £29,239)
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3 Jul
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Trust Safeguarding Support Officer
Required: September 2020
Salary: Grade L, Spinal Point 31-33 (Actual Salary £27,501 - £29,239)
Hours: 35 hours per week, Term Time Only plus 5 days
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust
Responsible to: Head of Attendance and Welfare

Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust (NPCAT) is looking to attract the highest calibre of Support Staff who have a desire to work collaboratively across the range of divisions of NPCAT.

This particular role is for an exceptional candidate with the drive to support safeguarding in our schools. We are looking for an experienced practitioner who can inspire others and demonstrate an exemplary record of working effectively to enhance the life chances of young people in a school setting. You must have significant experience and a strong background in successful programme implementation. You will have had recent specific pastoral leadership experience within schools, as well as hands-on cross departmental engagement.

In this role, you will be able to demonstrate your experience of implementing a range of effective “whole school” strategies to deliver positive outcomes and lasting impact. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals with the expertise to influence change in a positive, collaborative way and the flexibility to model good practice in schools. You will have the diplomacy and versatility to build connections with a wide range of stakeholders.

You will benefit from access to nationally leading CPD programmes offered by the Trust.

How will your role benefit the Trust?

As well as supporting safeguarding across the Trust ensuring that allocated schools follow best practice, you will also support the work of the Trust by providing direct and active support in addressing specific challenges in schools. This combination of strategy and practice makes for a role which is rewarding as it is diverse.

If your experience, energy, personal qualities and values support ours, then we look forward to receiving your application.

Please refer to the enclosed Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

Visits to the Trust are warmly welcomed. Candidates are encouraged to contact the Head of Attendance and Welfare: Mrs Jill Benson at benson.j@npcat.org.uk for further discussion about the post.

Closing date: Friday 3rd July 2020, 12 noon
Interview: To Be Confirmed

Application form and further information is available from:


Applicants should complete and return a Support Staff application form, a Recruitment Monitoring form and a Rehabilitation of Offenders form to:


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This job is closed for applications.