Safeguarding Officer – Nottinghamshire

Safeguarding Officer

Nova Education Trust




Salary: Scale 6 (£27,344 to £29,439 pro-rata, £23,873 to £25,702 actual per annum)

Contract: Permanent, full-time, term-time only

The Garibaldi School is a successful, popular 11-18 school which serves its local community well by providing a first-rate education for all its students.  We are a growing and over-subscribed school with ‘Leading Edge Status’. Our latest Ofsted inspection classified us as a ‘Good’ School.

We have created a safe environment where students can feel comfortable, well supported and confident.  Our philosophy is based on developing pride in our students for themselves, the school and their community. They are encouraged to have respect for each other and the staff that support them.  We expect all students to aim high and achieve well and for staff to be the ultimate best they can be.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, passionate, motivated and dynamic Safeguarding Officer to join our pastoral Student Services team.  You will share an understanding that all members of staff have a collective responsibility for engendering a culture of success and a belief that all students can achieve.

This is a great opportunity for you to join a forward-thinking school.  Opportunities are provided for you to develop and make a difference to the lives of young people.

The Garibaldi School is part of the Nova Education Trust.  We work in collaboration with the ‘Trust’ to bring our staff the very best professional benefits.

The main responsibilities of this post are to:

  • Manage the implementation of safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures, ensuring all safeguarding and child protection issues concerning children and young people are responded to appropriately.
  • Be familiar with and work within inter-agency child protection procedures developed by the local child protection agencies.
  • Attend team meetings, supervision sessions and management meetings as arranged.
  • Conduct safeguarding visits on a weekly basis with the Attendance Team

You will:

  • Contribute to the personal development and well-being of students
  • Have commitment and desire to develop students as individuals
  • Have a passion for ensuring all students achieve their potential
  • Be hardworking
  • Show creativity and innovation
  • Share an understanding that all members of staff have a collective responsibility to ensure that every student achieves to the best of their ability

We look forward to hearing from you.  If you’d like to find out more visit our website or contact Tracey Stocks on 01623 464220.

Closing date:               Monday 6th March 2023 @ 9:00 am                

Interview date:            w/c 6th March 2023     

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  Full DBS disclosure will be required.