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Head of Safeguarding

Head of Safeguarding

A vibrant and growing education charity are currently recruiting a Head of Safeguarding to drive the organisation's safeguarding agenda.  This is a permanent post paying up to £45k plus excellent benefits package, based in Waterloo.

The post holder will work closely with the Director of Safety, Safeguarding and Risk to drive the organisations strategic and operational priorities in relation to safeguarding of children and adults, and ensure all areas of the charity’s work are developed, delivered and promoted in line with safeguarding policies and statutory requirements.  This will include writing safeguarding policies and training staff members and volunteers on Safeguarding practices.

Line managing 2 advisor's as well as being responsible for the strategy of safeguarding throughout the organisation, you will have a deep understanding of legislation affecting safeguarding, regulatory requirements and best practice in relation to youth participation and equalities.

The right candidate will bring a combination of high-level professional skills and knowledge in managing safeguarding and highly sophisticated interpersonal skills, to manage and develop strong internal and external relationships.    You will have experience of the voluntary youth or community sector and experience of managing and supervising safeguarding casework. 

For an informal discussion, please contact Samantha on 02071986090.