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Safeguarding Engagement Service Leader for Schools

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Greenwich, London (Greater)
£67,290 - £70,710
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Greenwich Children’s Social Care is looking for a proactive and experienced safeguarding professional to lead and develop our partnership work with schools.

The SESLS is a key leadership role within the Practice, Improvement and Development Service, and you will be expected to demonstrate and provide leadership across Children’s Services and externally to the wider multi agency partnership. You should be an authoritative professional with at least equivalent status to an experienced children’s social work Service Leader.

You will need a Teaching or Social Work qualification and relevant experience of working in schools and education settings including experience and understanding of school safeguarding systems as well as management experience. You will need to be a committed and dynamic professional able to sustain and develop effective working relationships and drive problem solving and improvement across the service and partnerships.

The role involves managing up to 6 members of staff involved in developing schools’ partnership projects including the Schools Safeguarding Officer and a new project across schools in Greenwich focusing on the wellbeing of vulnerable pupils.

The role is graded at P09 (Salary scale)

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th April 2024

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Teresa Doherty; 


To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.

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