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Safeguarding Lead.

Salary: £32,000 to £40,000. 

Closing date: 1 January 2021. 

Location: Working in our Head Office in Newcastle. 

Hours: Part time hours to be agreed. 

The role

St Cuthbert’s Care is a well-established, fast-paced regional care charity. We are seeking to recruit a Safeguarding Lead to support the charities care services.

Reporting to the Director of Care you will possess an in-depth knowledge of safeguarding protocols as well as experience of decision making at a senior level.

You will provide an efficient safeguarding service by developing and maintaining a safeguarding framework and policies
You will support, train and advise managers and staff on all safeguarding matters
You should be highly motivated, engaging and driven
Have excellent organisational skills and a compassionate approach in your work with vulnerable individuals
You will possess excellent communication skills and be an articulate and confident with all individuals including external professionals and stakeholders

A social work qualification is desirable but not essential.

You will be required to a have a full UK driving licence and access to a car for business use.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

For more information about this post, please download a job description.

Apply for this job

To apply for this vacancy, please either complete our online application form or send us your CV, along with contact details and the reference to this role, by emailing recruitment@stcuthbertscare.org.uk or call 0784 001 5784.

Interviews will be held via video link.

If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.