London, Greater London
Bedford, Bedford
£22,000 - £24,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Safeguarding & Quality Officer


Home Based: with occasional travel to head office in Stevenage

Job reference: 32

Contract Type: Permanent

Full time: 37 hours per week, 37 hours, 5 days per week working Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

Salary: £22,000 - £24,000 per annum (depending on experience) + Benefits

We are seeking an experienced individual to support us in the role of a Safeguarding and Quality Officer to ensure POhWER fulfils its obligations to protecting and safeguarding people who come into contact with our charity.

Our ideal candidate will have comprehensive working knowledge of current safeguarding, child and adult protection legislation, statutory and related guidance as well as carrying out risk assessments and the ability to input relevant control measures.

This role is ideal for someone who has undertaken comprehensive safeguarding training and has experience in working within a safeguarding governance framework, enjoys attention to detail, familiar with report writing and data collection.  As well has dealing with complex issues proficient in IT, and enjoys working effectively as part of a team.  Our ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate clearly at all levels, be highly organised and able to prioritise their workload to meet deadlines and targets.

You will be an efficient professional looking for a challenge with the passion and empathy to succeed in a Charitable working environment.

Experience of working in a similar safeguarding role is essential as well as being able to implement best practice in working confidently to promote the POhWER’s values.

The full Job Description and Applicant Information Pack can be downloaded from our website or Charity Jobs.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter (no longer than 1 side of A4) before the application deadline 10am, Tuesday 4th May 2021. 

In your cover letter please include your reasons for applying for the role, examples to demonstrate you have the necessary knowledge, skills and experience and what makes you a suitable applicant for this role.


More about POhWER

POhWER is a charity and membership organisation. We provide information, advice, support and advocacy to people who experience disability, vuln... Read more

Posted on: 15 April 2021
Closed date: 04 May 2021
Job ref: 32
Tags: Policy/Research, Social Work