Safeguarding Compliance Officer

06 Jan 2021
19 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Safeguarding Compliance Officer

As a Safeguarding Compliance Officer, you will assist the Head of Compliance and Governance to manage the implementation of effective practices and processes for compliance in all these areas for safeguarding.

Position: Safeguarding Compliance Officer

Location: Office based in Fleet with high levels of remote working

Salary: GBP26,730 pa (within the grade GBP33,400 to GBP39,500 pa pro rata)

Hours: 28 hours per week between Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17.00 - Office based with high levels of remote working

Duration: Permanent

Benefits: Enhanced pension scheme, 25 days' annual leave plus Bank Holidays, non-contributory pension scheme (10% employer contribution), enhanced holiday allowance, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance (on completion of probation period), Income Protection & Group Life cover.

Closing Date: 19th January 2021

About the Role

The Support Services department is made up of five core services - Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Office Experience, Project Management and Compliance. Together, the department delivers effective operational and administrative support services to ensure best practice, compliance and good governance are embedded and the core of both organisations in the UK and Ireland.

The Safeguarding Compliance Officer sits within a growing, fast-paced and exciting Compliance Team. The team will be staffed by experts responsible for implementing, managing and monitoring an effective compliance programme that ensures both the UK and Ireland organisations demonstrably fulfil requirements of all applicable governance responsibilities, legal obligations, regulatory requirements, best practice standards and internal policies

Safeguarding involves taking all the reasonable steps to protect people who come into contact with the organisations operations and activities, especially vulnerable adults and children, from harm; and to respond appropriately when harm does occur.

The safeguarding compliance this role will be responsible for are:

Child safeguarding
Adult safeguarding
Working environment
Modern slavery and human trafficking
Safeguarding while fundraising

Responsibilities include:

To respect, Uphold and Work within the organisations Christian Ethos and Values.
Assist in the effective management of serious incident case management.
Plan and implement and effective safeguarding training programme.
Assist to manage the implementation of safeguarding compliance practices.

About You

To flourish as Safeguarding Compliance Officer, you will need:

Relevant qualification or demonstrable professional experience in safeguarding particularly in case management of safeguarding incidents relating to both children and vulnerable adults.
In-depth working knowledge and understanding of safeguarding legislation in the United Kingdom.
Extensive experience in case management of safeguarding incidents.
Experience in developing or strengthening skills of others. You must be able to demonstrate experience of planning and delivering training activities, including both group training and 1-to-1 coaching or mentoring.
Good project management skills and office/administration skills.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of vacancies. Late applications may be considered. The organisation can only consider applicants who presently have the right to work in the UK and all candidates must be personally committed to the Christian faith and be able to respect, uphold and work within our client's Christian mission, values, culture and faith statements. This individual will represent and speak on behalf of a Christian charity. Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1, clause 3.

A satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be a requirement once a conditional offer of employment is made to successful candidates. Applicants with disabilities will be welcomed. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments and addressing any individual support requirements for those successfully shortlisted for interview

Other areas you may have experience of could include Compliance, Compliance Officer, Compliance Administrator, Compliance Coordinator, Data Protection, Fundraising Compliance, Compliance Programme, Policy, Data Protection, Data Protection and Compliance, Compliance and Governance, Safeguarding, Child Safeguarding, Adult Safeguarding, Slavery, Modern Slavery

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