Lead Safeguarding Officer

Status: 37 hours per week - term time 195 days per year
Salary: FTE Salary is £28,370 - £30,152. Actual Salary £25,027 to £26,599
Location: Thomas Rotherham College
Closing date: 23rd January 2023, 12:00pm

Thomas Rotherham College is the largest sixth form college provider in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. We have a tradition of achievement and aim to provide a future of opportunity to all our students.

The college safeguarding team offers complete, bespoke support to all students who access the service. We work with a variety of agencies – from police and social work to health and local authorities and all stages in between – to provide exemplary support for all students, especially the most vulnerable.

The successful candidate will have an unwavering commitment to students’ well-being and high aspirations for their future successes.

The College is part of Inspire Trust which includes Oakwood High School and Sitwell Junior School, a truly community-based Trust.  As a Trust we are committed to developing a set of shared values through every aspect of our work. These values are the development of respect, responsibility, resourcefulness, resilience, reflection, risk taking and relationships.

We offer a positive working environment, we care about our students and we care about our staff. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contribute to this culture and develop it further.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 23 January 2023 at 12 noon. Interviews will be held w/c 30 January 2023.  Applicants are required to apply via our online application form which is available on our website at https://www.inspirelearningtrust.uk/vacancies/trc-vacancies/

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments.  We will not accept applications from Agencies. All candidates must complete our online application form in full.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its workplaces.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, right to work in the UK, an Enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)