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Safeguarding Executive, Rhondda Cynon Taff

  • Location: Rhondda Cynon Taff
  • Salary: £30000 - 31000 per annum
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Compliance
  • Posted:

Job Description

Safeguarding Executive

Compliance department

Location- Hensol, Vale of Glamorgan

full time position, 6 month contract


Purpose of Role:

To support the high level administrative, case management and engagement functions of the Clients Safeguarding Team. The Safeguarding Team is responsible for safeguarding all children and adults at risk.


· Undertake Safeguarding risk assessments.

· Administer Safeguarding information on the clients COMET System.

· Operate online DBS applications.

· Provide secretarial support to the clients Safeguarding Panel.

· Present cases to the clients Safeguarding Panel.

· Develop, implement, and promote Safeguarding Policies, Practices and Procedures.

· Develop content for, and update Safeguarding website and communications.

· Provide advice and guidance to stakeholders on Safeguarding matters, concerns, and referrals.

· Represent the client at Professional Strategy Meetings.

· Undertake investigations and case management procedures.

· Support, and engage with, Club, League, and Area Safeguarding Officers.

· Develop safeguarding education and awareness raising campaigns.

· Ensure DBS Certificates with content are submitted for risk assessment and issue non-compliance suspensions as necessary.

· Assist with the development and updating of rules and regulations

· Assist and advise key staff and volunteers with regards to the Club Accreditation Programme.

Mental Health & Wellbeing

· Support with the implementation & delivery of the clients Mental Health & Wellbeing Strategy.


· Significant data entry of confidential and sensitive information.

· To undertake any other duties as instructed by Head of Department.


· Educated to Degree level or equivalent, or equivalent work experience.

· Mental Health First Aid qualification (advantageous)


· Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child protection.

· Knowledge of DBS processes & relevant legislation.

· Knowledge of the clients Rules & Regulations (advantageous)

· Experience in administrative processing and procedure development.

· Experience of Microsoft applications, for example Word, Excel and Outlook are essential.

· Experience of data entry and databases.

· Experience of Safeguarding case management (advantageous)

Skills and Behaviours

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

· Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to show empathy

· Must be self-motivated with a willingness to learn

· Demonstrate flexibility.

· Demonstrate attention to detail.

· Excellent organisational skills.

· The ability to deal with difficult matters professionally and in confidence.

· The ability to work outside of normal working hours.

· The ability to speak Welsh would be advantageous.

· The appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and two professional / personal references, to the satisfaction of the client. In addition, the client will ask to see evidence of right to work in the UK.

New Directions Holding is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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