The Diocese of Coventry is seeking to appoint a full time Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser to support safeguarding provision in the Diocese through expertise, advice, guidance, oversight and training.
Based in Coventry, the Assistant Safeguarding Adviser will support the work of the Diocesan Safeguarding Team; be responsible for case work across a range of safeguarding situations including risk management and assessment, providing advice and guidance on safeguarding matters to parishes and to senior staff in the diocese; support and promote the development and embedding of policy and good practice across the diocese; and support the development and delivery of safeguarding learning in line with the National Safeguarding Learning & Development Programme.
This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced professional with a social work, probation, police or other relevant background to join the team as we continue to develop a culture of safeguarding throughout the diocese as part of our ongoing commitment towards making churches safer for everyone.
The Diocese of Coventry is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce which represents all aspects of the communities we are part of and welcomes all applications. As an equal opportunities employer, we particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic (BAME) candidates who are currently underrepresented in our organisation. All appointments will be made on merit of skill and experience relative to the role.
If you have a disability or long term illness that otherwise prevents you from meeting any of the essential criteria, please contact us to discuss whether reasonable adjustments can be made.
An application form, full job description and Person Specification are available from the Diocesan vacancy pages, which you can access by clicking "apply".
Closing date for applications: Monday 29th March 2021 at 12 noon
Interviews will take place at the Diocesan office or via Zoom (depending on government guidelines) on: Wednesday 14th April 2021
Please send your completed application form to: Simone King
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