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Faringdon Learning Trust - -33 days remaining
Closing Date 01/11/2021
Faringdon Learning Trust, Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7LB
Salary: NJC Grade 9 £27,741 - £30,451 per annum FTE (Actual salary in the region of £23,622-£25,930 )

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Required to start ASAP 

Safeguarding Officer 

Permanent37 hours per week, Term Time Only 

Salary: NJC Grade 9 £27,741 - £30,451 per annum FTE 

(Actual salary in the region of £23,622-£25,930 ) 


Faringdon Learning Trust are seeking to appoint a Safeguarding Officer with experience and understanding of working with/within Children’s Services.  This role will involve working across our Trusts Schools to lead on Child Protection, and advise on cases where children and their families are being supported by External Agencies.  You will promote safeguarding procedures and legislation across the Trust, and deliver training to our employees and school Governors around aspects of children’s services intervention.   


Key requirements for this role include:  

  • Current, detailed knowledge of child protection pathways and processes; 

  • Ability to liaise closely with Head teachers to provide expert advice on safeguarding matters; 

  • Experience and understanding of service provision to vulnerable children and their families; and  

  • Experience of managing own caseload, attending and providing updates at case reviews.  


In addition, you will be highly organised, emotionally resilient, and be able to prioritise conflicting priorities in your work. Experience working with an educational setting is desirable, though not essential. The post holder will be required to visit multiple school sites all of which are currently within 10 miles of Faringdon as part of their job role. 

Full details of the position including job description and application form can be found on our website: http://www.faringdonlearningtrust.org.  Please return completed application forms to: recruitment@faringdonlearningtrust.org 


Closing Date for applications – Monday 1st November 2021 

Interviews dates - TBC 


Faringdon Learning Trust  is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory “Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check”. 


Related Documents
docx file icon FLT Application Form Sept 21
pdf file icon FLT Safeguarding Officer Job Description