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SeeAbility, Remote
£4,300 - £4,500 per year
knowledge of safeguarding adults legislation & best practice and extensive experience or safeguarding in the public and/or voluntary sector.
Posted 4 days ago Quick Apply
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£4,300 - £4,500 per year
Part-time (12- 15 days per year)
Job description

Independent Safeguarding Chair

Hours: 12-15 days per year

Location: Home-working

Salary: £4,500 per year

Sector: Charity, Health & Social Care, Learning Disabilities & Autism

Scope of the Job

This is an exciting opportunity to chair our newly formed Safeguarding Panel and provide strategic advice and guidance on embedding an excellent safeguarding culture in SeeAbility.

About Us

SeeAbility is a specialist registered charity with a 200-year history supporting people who have autism, physical and/or learning disabilities and visual impairment.  We promote personalisation and inclusion, with a strong focus on helping the people we support learn skills that will bring them greater independence.

Our Culture

The most important thing to us is making a difference to the people we support. Breaking down barriers and obstacles in a way that enables people to lead an active life with experiences and outcomes that creates a high-level quality of life.  

The independent safeguarding chair role will be to:

  • Help prepare our Safeguarding Panel meeting agendas.
  • Chair these meetings.
  • Provide effective scrutiny of SeeAbility’s safeguarding performance.
  • Champion Making Safeguarding Personal.
  • Constructively challenge those responsible for maximising performance.
  • Help shape SeeAbility’s safeguarding implementation plan.
  • Monitor progress of the plan.

Your experience & personal characteristics 

You will have experience of leading and managing others in senior positions and of chairing complex meetings productively.

You will have up-to-date knowledge of safeguarding adults legislation and best practice and extensive experience or safeguarding in the public and/or voluntary sector.

You will be a strong advocate for creating a safer culture and encouraging change.

Please see the attached Job description for more details. 

Our colleagues at SeeAbility are extremely valued, and so everyone has access to a fantastic package of benefits.

  • Discounts and cashback at hundreds of shops, restaurants and activities
  • Eligible for Blue Light Card discounts
  • Save 10% on monthly bus travel
  • Pay reviews and commitment to pay competitive rates
  • Employer contributory pension scheme - Support and tools to help you make the right decisions about your future 
  • Refer a friend and receive £600
  • Paid DBS and renewals
  • Season ticket loans
Application resources
Posted by
SeeAbility View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500
Posted on: 19 April 2024
Closing date: 19 May 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Policy/Research,Social Care/Development,Governance

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.