Safeguarding Officer - RCDOW

25/09/2017 12:00 pm

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced and qualified individual to join the Safeguarding team of the Diocese of Westminster. The Catholic Diocese of Westminster is home to the Archbishop of Westminster and over 200 parishes in London, north of the river and Hertfordshire. 

Hours of work: 35 hours per week Monday – Friday (with occasional evening work as required)

Salary: £29k - £32k (depending on skills and experience)

Location: Vaughan House, London SW1P

The post holder will assist the Safeguarding Co-ordinator with the following:

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Implementation of the National Safeguarding Policy of the Catholic Church on behalf of the Bishops and Trustees of Diocese of Westminster.
  • The management of safeguarding complaints and cases to include handing calls from survivors ensuring they are responded to in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Working collaboratively with and providing support and development to the safeguarding personnel (volunteer, lay and professionals) in the parishes, religious orders and other organisations within the diocese.
  • To deputise for the Safeguarding Co-ordinator in her/his absence.

The post-holder must possess relevant experience in a similar role, excellent communication, organisation and team working skills and due to the nature of the work, must be able to work with complete discretion and confidentiality.

This is a unique opportunity for a hardworking self-motivator to make a real difference to our vital work in safeguarding children and adults at risk.

You will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service for this role.

Closing date: 20 October 2017

Short-list: W/c 6 November 2017

Interviews: 13 & 14 November 2017

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