Safeguarding Coordinator – Disability Charity
Our Internal Assurance Team is growing to support improvement across our services. We are looking for a highly motivated Safeguarding Coordinator to join our team. The Safeguarding Coordinator will lead in supporting the Trust in its commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of adults and young people at risk, who use our services.
2 year fixed term contract (and subject to review at end of term)
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience
Base: Bernard Sunley Centre, Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire
As Safeguarding Coordinator, you will be responsible for:
- Supporting the organisation’s Safeguarding Board with the development and embedding of safeguarding standards across the organisation,
- Acting as a central contact for professional advice and guidance on safeguarding concerns and practice, including legislation and local policy and procedures,
- Supporting the development of a culture of organisational learning and awareness is respect of safeguarding,
- Collating information and reporting to the organisation’s Safeguarding Board on key safeguarding data, trends and improvement plans,
- Establishing good working relationships with partner agencies and Local Authorities.
We are looking for someone who:
- is committed to the role and can communicate well across the organisation,
- has extensive experience of working with young people and/or adults at risk in a safeguarding or similar field
- has a clear understanding and knowledge of national and local issues and legislation surrounding safeguarding young people and/or adults at risk,
- can effectively influence and direct the work of others
- Can think analytically, make rationale, reasoned judgments and can articulate them effectively
Closing date: 13th November 2016
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Papworth Trust is an equal opportunities employer. Charity Number: 211234
No agencies please.