Safeguarding Consultant

Safeguarding Consultant (10515)

Location: Home Based

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 36.25

Salary: £39,358 - £49,545 per annum

Closing Date: 6 December 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Barnardo's Training and Consultancy is looking to appoint an experienced Safeguarding Consultant to support the work of the consultancy team. The role will involve working in a commercial environment as a team member responsible for the design and completion of safeguarding consultancy work. Given the impact of the pandemic we are undertaking some work online so good IT proficiency as well as a high level of professional integrity and sound competency in, and experience of advising on complex safeguarding matters will be key requirements. The post holder will be expected to support the Head of Business with the delivery of consultancy work, working as part of a highly skilled team, where confidence and a detailed knowledge of the safeguarding agenda is essential. This is a busy and demanding environment so you should enjoy working at a pace and enjoy variety.

A professional qualification is required in social work, health, education or youth work. Substantial experience of working with children, young people and families, and of having managed service delivery is a requirement. 

This role will require a DBS check.

For further informal discussion about the post please contact one of our experienced Safeguarding Consultants: -

When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document (if applicable). This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.

About Barnardo's

At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.

Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.

Our basis and values


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