Safeguarding Assurance Manager
£36,958 - £43,654 or £40,172 - £46,867 per annum (depending on the location), 35 hours per week, permanent, Birmingham, London or home (within easy reach to London)
Would you like to help create a world without barriers for deaf children and young people?
The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.
The National Deaf Children’s Society offers a breadth of information, support and activity for deaf children and young people, their families and related professionals. An opportunity has arisen to join the organisation to oversee our safeguarding responsibilities and governance, ensuring the deaf young people we come into contact with are protected from harm.
We are seeking a well-motivated and committed person who can apply their knowledge to continue to improve our safeguarding practice across both our UK and International activity.You will need to demonstrate leadership in the management and reporting of concerns, in improving our framework of policies and ensuring robust processes are in place and embedded.
In addition, you will use your first class interpersonal skills to drive a strong safeguarding culture within the organisation and consider how more widely we can raise awareness of and mitigate the risks that deaf young people can face to their well-being.
Please note that you will need Adobe Reader 7 or above to complete the application form. This can be downloaded for free if you do not already have it. If you are using an Apple Mac please open and complete the application form using Adobe Acrobat Reader and not the Apple Mac Preview Option.
The closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 2 January 2019
We expect interviews to be held in London on Thursday 10 January 2019
A disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form.
If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats.
We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If you require reasonable adjustments to submit your application please contact us. If you need adjustments for your interview please tell us in the equal opportunities section of the application form. We will contact you if you are short listed. Additional information about the support we can offer is on our jobs page.
The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst our staff.