The Diocesan Safeguarding trainer will be responsible for co-ordinating and delivering a programme of core and specialist Safeguarding Training, encouraging best practice and support of procedures throughout parishes and chaplaincies in order to safeguard children and adults. They will work closely with the Safeguarding Team to help coordinate, plan and monitor all aspects of safeguarding training within the Diocese of Guildford. The role is busy and varied, with some out of hours support required and a need to travel around the diocese to support parishes and their teams. See the attached application pack for full details of the Job Description, Person Specification, more about what we do as an organisation and how to apply for the role.
We believe that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and is at the heart of all that we do. We are on a journey, taking all possible steps to ensure that our churches and worshipping communities are truly a place where all are safe and can flourish. If you feel that you meet the criteria we are looking for in the person specification and have the desire to support the aims of our safeguarding team, please do get in touch.
Our salaries are competitive within the charity sector with a generous non-contributory pension provision. Due to the Covid pandemic, we are currently able to work remotely from the safety of our own homes, but once we are able to return, we have an attractive, open-plan office and surroundings at Church House Guildford (with free parking available). For this particular role, initially there may be some homeworking (due to Covid) with a gradual introduction into the parishes and office.
If you wish to apply, your application should consist of a completed application form and supporting statement (no more than two sides of A4) detailing your reasons for applying, what you can bring to the post and how you meet its requirements. The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 12 July 2020, midnight.
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