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Safeguarding Senior Practitioner (Permanent)

Location: Exeter, Devon Country: UK Rate: £24,606

A Safeguarding Senior Practitioner - 0.8 FTE


Exeter, Totnes or Barnstaple offices in Devon

Salary £24,606

About the role

Babcock LDP in Devon is seeking to appoint a Safeguarding Practitioner to join our well regarded team.

Babcock LDP delivers a wide range of inclusion and school improvement services who work collaboratively in order to improve outcomes for all children and young people.

The Safeguarding Team is commissioned to deliver local authority safeguarding responsibilities but also delivers a growing traded service to schools and Multi-Academy Trusts, wider agencies working with children and young people both within and outside Devon. The work of the team is highly rated due to the provision of good quality training, safeguarding reviews, advice, support and guidance. We are looking for someone who through teamwork can contribute to our offer in an ever changing education landscape while maintaining our high standards of delivery.

What do I need to do the role?

You'll need to be trained to Child Protection Level 3 or equivalent and have evidence of continuing professional development

Would also like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:

  • A passion and vision for safeguarding children and an in-depth knowledge of child protection practice and procedures
  • Experience of working with children and families who require support
  • Has an understanding of the importance and impact of multi-agency working
  • An ability to deliver training to school leaders (including governors), Designated Safeguarding Leads and other staff groups that has a positive impact on their practice
  • A commitment to delivering a high quality service to all our customer groups and staff
  • Creative thinking skills in order to help shape and develop a traded offer which is responsive to the rapidly changing educational landscape
  • An ability to work in close partnership with colleagues from across Babcock LDP with a focus on safeguarding children and protecting the most vulnerable
  • A willingness to work occasionally out of county
  • A desire to work as part of a team of committed practitioners

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Jonathan Galling

What else do I need to know?

  • We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Company Information

Babcock is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Babcock Education is the largest integrated education support service provider in the UK. Babcock Education combines the best commercial practice with the values and principles of the public sector, working with schools and settings, extended services, local authorities, colleges, government departments and agencies to improve the life chances of all children and young people. Our long term strategic partnerships enable learners, teachers and communities to fulfil their potential through world-class education.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments.

Closing date: Tuesday 9th July 2019

Posted Date: 25 Jun 2019 Reference: JS-SF26466 Employment Agency: Experis - Babcock International Contact: Laura Bolus