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Safeguarding Adviser

Employer
Scope
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£28,533 per year
Closing date
31 May 2022

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Safeguarding Adviser

Retail

REQ001768

12 months fixed term

£28,533 per year

35 hours per week

London/Hybrid

At Scope’s safeguarding team we are looking for a Retail safeguarding advisor to lead on safeguarding investigations for our retail shops. Alongside the investigations we would like someone to provide advice and guidance about safeguarding queries and best practice for the retail division.

The role

The Retail Safeguarding Adviser will use their safeguarding experience to apply to the retail setting. This is a new role to support the organisation’s current safeguarding functions.

The role involves investigating concerns about Scope volunteers and employees in the retail sector. The investigations will be independently completed in line with guidance from the safeguarding team.

The role will additionally involve supporting safeguarding best practice and cultural changes in the retail division.

About you

You are an individual with expertise in safeguarding adults, children, and young people. Specifically, someone who has experience in leading investigations. You are an experienced decision maker able to assess safeguarding risk.

You are an excellent communicator with experience of conducting interviews for safeguarding and communicating with individuals with disabilities.

You will have experience of signposting and making external referrals to social care or the police. You will have good organisational skills and the ability produce reports to a high standard.

We ask you to show an appreciation of Scope’s values and our ambition of everyday equality for disabled people.

If you want to make a difference and become a Disability Gamechanger, we'd love to hear from you. Apply Today!

Close date: 31/05/2022

Disabled candidates

Equality and inclusion are at the heart of our mission, and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

We work hard to ensure that we are making exciting opportunities available to all, and everyone feels valued, heard and respected so that we continue to build a high performance, high engagement culture.

We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, and guarantee interviews to disabled applicants who meet the minimum job criteria. Please let us know in your application if you are applying under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme.

If you would prefer an application form or need any of the job information in a different format such as large print or braille. Please contact us via our website.

Our Values - Pioneering, Courageous, Connected, Open, Fair

By living our values and trusting each other, we empower our colleagues to make decisions. By giving our colleagues freedom and space to spark creativity for innovation, we can push boundaries, change mindsets and be empowered to change the game with grit and determination and a sense of urgency.

Scope Benefits

We encourage everyone to bring their whole selves to work and embrace our values of being open and fair, courageous, connected and pioneering. We believe hard work deserves reward and recognition and offer a wide range of benefits including 35 days annual leave in Retail, 27 days plus Bank Holidays working in our Head Office, flexible working (where we can), company pension, excellent training and career development, strong colleague networks across disability, race and LGBTQ+, wellbeing incentives like a discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, and much more.

Who we are at Scope?

Scope is a disability equality charity in England and Wales. Together we are Disability Gamechangers. We belong to one team, dedicated to achieving a society where all disabled people enjoy equality and fairness. Our mission is to achieve Everyday Equality for disabled people, and we campaign tirelessly to create change.

Company

Scope exists to make this country a better place for disabled people and their families. We specifically focus on supporting people before and during periods of transition or crisis in their lives. We do this by running a range of services, raising awareness of the issues disabled people face, and influencing change across society.

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