Scope
London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£34,118 per year
Contract, 6 month Fixed Term Contract, Full-time
Job description

Safeguarding Specialist

6 month fixed term

£34,118 per year

35 hours per week

London/Hybrid

Scope’s Safeguarding team are looking for a new Safeguarding Specialist. The Safeguarding Specialist will provide support to the Head of Safeguarding to develop and improve Scope’s safeguarding practice and implement Scope’s Safeguarding Strategy.

The role

As a key member of the Safeguarding Team you will be responsible for giving expert professional support and advice to the rest of the organisation in all Safeguarding matters. You will ensure appropriate action is taken on all Safeguarding concerns. You will be committed to the delivery of high quality effective safeguarding practice, and good outcomes for children and young people and adults at risk.

As a subject matter expert, you will lead responses to Scope’s most complex safeguarding cases. This role will work with all Directorates across the Scope to ensure focus, oversight, review, and implementation of high-quality safeguarding practices with children, young people, and adults at risk.

We ask you to show an appreciation of Scope’s values and our ambition of everyday equality for disabled people.

About you

As a subject matter expert, you will lead responses to Scope’s most complex safeguarding cases. This role will work with all Directorates across the Scope to ensure focus, oversight, review, and implementation of high-quality safeguarding practices with children, young people, and adults at risk.

We ask you to show an appreciation of Scope’s values and our ambition of everyday equality for disabled people.

If you want to make a difference and become a Disability Gamechanger, we'd love to hear from you. Apply Today!

Close date: 17/07/2022

Disabled candidates

Equality and inclusion are at the heart of our mission, and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

We work hard to ensure that we are making exciting opportunities available to all, and everyone feels valued, heard and respected so that we continue to build a high performance, high engagement culture.

We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, and guarantee interviews to disabled applicants who meet the minimum job criteria. Please let us know in your application if you are applying under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme.

If you would prefer an application form or need any of the job information in a different format such as large print or braille. Please contact us via our website.

We encourage applications from underrepresented groups including people in BAME and LGBTQ+ communities

Our Values - Pioneering, Courageous, Connected, Open, Fair

By living our values and trusting each other, we empower our colleagues to make decisions. By giving our colleagues freedom and space to spark creativity for innovation, we can push boundaries, change mindsets and be empowered to change the game with grit and determination and a sense of urgency.

Scope Benefits

We encourage everyone to bring their whole selves to work and embrace our values of being open and fair, courageous, connected and pioneering. We believe hard work deserves reward and recognition and offer a wide range of benefits including 35 days annual leave in Retail, 27 days plus Bank Holidays working in our Head Office, flexible working (where we can), company pension, excellent training and career development, strong colleague networks across disability, race and LGBTQ+, wellbeing incentives like a discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, and much more.

Who we are at Scope?

Scope is a disability equality charity in England and Wales. Together we are Disability Gamechangers. We belong to one team, dedicated to achieving a society where all disabled people enjoy equality and fairness. Our mission is to achieve Everyday Equality for disabled people, and we campaign tirelessly to create change.

Posted on: 21 June 2022
Closing date: 17 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Practitioner, Governance