London, Greater London (On-site)
Victoria, Greater London
Westminster, Greater London
£30,000 - £32,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Would you like to use your Administration skills to help shape the direction of the Safeguarding function at the Diocese of Westminster?

Our Safeguarding department directly impacts how we can deliver the mission of the Catholic church in Westminster. This is felt throughout London, Hertfordshire and Middlesex through our delivery of services, food banks, shelters, day centres, social enterprise and the many hundreds of programs provided by our parishes and agencies throughout the Diocese of Westminster.

This means there is lots to get involved in – and to be excited about.

Who are we?

We are the Roman Catholic Diocese of Westminster, a faith-based charity with offices close to Victoria Train and Underground Station and just a short walk from St James Park and Westminster Underground stations.

We are home to the Archbishop of Westminster (Cardinal Vincent Nichols) & our beautiful Westminster Cathedral. We are one of the leading Catholic dioceses in the country, delivering our charitable mission through our network of 208 schools in which over 90,000 pupils attend daily, 212 parishes and several hundred social justice initiatives. We seek to positively influence the lives of all members of society.

Our core values are Competence, Reliability, Honesty, Perseverance & Love.

Our values are at the centre of everything we do and as such, we are looking for a Safeguarding Officer who is able to clearly demonstrate and evidence them

The Role:

Responsible for all administrative aspects of the processing of DBS applications on behalf of the Safeguarding Office for the Diocese of Westminster and to line manage the administrative assistants.

You will have experience of the following:

  1. Previous knowledge and experience as an Administrator
  2. Some knowledge of the teachings of the Catholic Church
  3. Knowledge of the DBS regime


In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package that will include, but is not limited to:

  • Life Assurance
  • Access to Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Discounts scheme through Edenred-shopping, restaurants, cinema tickets gift cards and much more
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Access to low cost loans with Churches Mutual
  • Employee assistance programme– free, independent 24/7 help and advice for work-related issues as well as problems affecting home life

Location:                     We currently operate a hybrid model of working 3 days per week in our

                                    London office in Victoria and the remaining 2 days from home

Hours of work:           35 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

Salary:                         £30-£32k per annum

Closing date:               Monday, 20 June 2022 at noon

Job Reference:            346-220

To be considered for the role, please complete an online application form. CVs will NOT be considered, therefore, please do not send them. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please note that you will need to be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this position. You must provide proof of Right to Work in the UK.  We reserve the right to remove the vacancy before closing date.

More about Diocese of Westminster

The Diocese of Westminster, led by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, oversees over 200 parishes, 212 schools, and manages around 900 social justice pro... Read more

Refreshed on: 03 June 2022
Closed date: 18 June 2022 at 23:30
Job ref: 346-220
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