Safeguarding Officer (Ref: 17/90)
Job Title: Safeguarding Officer
Salary: £32,439 per annum inc OLW
Location: Gilwell Park, Chingford
Contract: Fixed term – 1 year
Hours: 35 per week
Benefits: Subsidised lunch, Pension Scheme, Simply Health medical plan, free parking and interest free season ticket loan
Summary of Job
As a Safeguarding Officer you will join a small dedicated team and have experience of safeguarding case management. You may have gained that experience as a: social worker, police officer or within a youth organisation.
You will need to be self-confident and resilient to deal with challenging and emotional situations and have experience of working in or with statutory agencies in relation to vulnerable groups and particularly child safeguarding. The role requires someone who is a self-motivated and is used to working in a high pressure, fast paced environment; able to prioritise and be resilient. The experience of having worked in a child safeguarding team would be advantageous.
Young people are our future and the Scout Association plays a vital role in developing them for adult life. The Association has developed a vision and strategy to take Scouting forward to 2018 and beyond. The Scout Association Regional Services Team will be an important element in achieving the vision by supporting the opening of new scouting provisions and enabling volunteers to support and make these provisions sustainable.
Details of closing and Interview date:
Closing date: 5 December 2017
Interview date: 11 December 2017
The Scout Association aims to be an equal opportunities employer.