Fixed term until September 2024
Brook has been commissioned by the Probation Service and Capita to deliver a full range of safeguarding training to Probation Service staff which include discrete training offers on safeguarding adults, young people and domestic violence. We will deliver our training to a minimum of 16,000 Probation Service staff across England and Wales.
Brook is the UK’s leading provider of young people’s sexual health and wellbeing services.
Our services provide free and confidential information, counselling and support to help young people make positive, healthy lifestyle choices to improve their wellbeing.
Our education work supports young people’s emotional development and teaches core life skills and our training for professionals improves their experience of health and education.
About this position
You will lead a small team to deliver safeguarding training in the Probation Service, ensuring that the team are efficiently managed and highly functioning, providing a consistent high quality of delivery and support to delegates. You will ensure quality and consistency across teams and continually improve our service and drive-up standards. You will work closely with Brook’s digital, safeguarding and data teams and be the first point of call for day-to-day management issues.
You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and have previous experience of working with external partners, commissioners and regulators and experience of local business development.
You will also work as part of a central Brook Education and Wellbeing team providing support to other teams in Brook’s Education, Professionals’ Training and Health Promotion work.
You will have experience of managing staff, working in a professionals’ training environment, service development and project management. You will also have experience of the issues related to safeguarding and experience delivering against volume, quality and income generation targets.
You will have excellent organisational skills, communication skills, great attention to detail and be able to manage a complex and busy workload. You will have the ability to make decisions, work autonomously and to tight deadlines.
In return for your expertise, enterprise, initiative and drive, we can offer a truly supportive environment and genuinely interesting work within a charity that has a proud history and an exciting future.
To apply for this role, please complete the application form on the Brook website by 14 February 2022. It should outline why you are a suitable candidate and your reasons for applying - please refer to the update placed on the top of this advert.
Please note - This role also requires an enhanced DBS check.
Candidates must be able to provide paperwork demonstrating their right to work in the UK.
For more information on what it means to work for Brook, please read the ‘Working for Brook’ document on our Current Vacancies page, where you will also find the application form.
Brook are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Please note: internal applicants with live sanctions or performance improvement plans in place will not be considered for this role.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.
Due to the high number of applications for this post, it will not be possible to respond to every application. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks, then you have not been shortlisted for this role. Thank you for your interest in working for Brook.