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Safeguarding Manager

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7 Sep 2022

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Safeguarding Manager (Maternity Cover) to join our team based in London. You will join us on a full time, fixed term basis for 12 months and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £38,000 gross per annum.

Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) is a leading maritime charity in lifelong learning and personal development and is the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation engaging some 15,000 young people over 400 Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK. The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective - to give young people the best possible head start in life through nautical adventure and fun.

The Safeguarding Manager Role:

We are currently seeking to appoint a Safeguarding Manager who will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operational safeguarding functions for our charity. You will manage a team of Safeguarding Officers to ensure that an effective and robust safeguarding service is provided. You will provide professional advice and support on safeguarding matters to staff and volunteers, as well as liaising and meeting with external bodies, and occasionally delivering training.

Whilst this is a Monday- Friday full time position, a flexible approach to work and working patterns is a must, as is the ability to work effectively and respond appropriately in challenging circumstances.

What we're looking for in our Safeguarding Manager:

You will have experience of the voluntary youth or community sector as a direct practitioner, and knowledge of the statutory guidance relating to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. You will also have experience of managing a team where safeguarding is the main focus area of your work.

What we offer in return:

  • Competitive salary, 25 days annual leave + bank holiday
  • This a hybrid opportunity, a mix of office and home-based work, with our main office in London.
  • Excellent pension scheme, life assurance, health cover and EAP.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loan.
  • Wellbeing portal and EAP with 121 counselling included.
  • Employee Awards with additional days leave

ClosingDate: 19 September 2022

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Safeguarding Manager then please click "apply" below - we'd love to hear from you!

Please also let us know if you would require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the interview process.

MSSC positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates from a diverse background. Equity, diversity and inclusion really matters to us, so we can best serve our beneficiaries from every community. We work to ensure a fair and consistent recruitment process and aim to be a charity where diversity of experience, identity and skills are valued and welcomed.

We recognise our responsibilities to safeguard and protect the young people and vulnerable adults with whom we work. We do all we can to promote their health, safety and wellbeing, and we expect our staff to share this commitment and work in line with safeguarding policy, the MSSC's values and ethos of inclusivity. We adhere to safer recruitment practices and therefore employment is subject to detailed pre-employment checks for successful candidates, including references and criminal disclosure checks and the completion of a disclosure questionnaire.

All successful applicants are required to attend safeguarding training and undergo a criminal record check.

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  • Job Reference: 706406370-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Marine Society & Sea Cadets
    Marine Society & Sea Cadets
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £38,000
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent