Safeguarding Training Coordinator

Job Vacancy: Safeguarding Training Coordinator, Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service (CSAS)

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An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to join this small team developing compelling development programmes and materials and, delivering safeguarding training and best practice on behalf of the Catholic Bishops’ of England and Wales.

Working out of the office of the Catholic Bishops Conference, 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX, a short walk from Victoria Station in Central London and travelling extensively across England and Wales, the successful candidate will join a committed professional team.

The role will deliver high quality, needs led, training and education to continuously develop safeguarding awareness across the Catholic Church in England and Wales. The successful candidate will demonstrate a capability to facilitate open and generous communication and sharing of best practice across dioceses, Congregations and partner organisations. You will work as part of a dedicated team embedding safeguarding awareness and practice, aligned to current and emerging policy, legislation and best practice into the culture of the Church in England and Wales.

Key responsibilities

  • To ensure that survivors well being is and remains paramount when implementing safeguarding policy and practice;
  • To deliver consistent safeguarding training within dioceses and Religious Congregations to embed awareness and understanding of safeguarding issues and best practice;
  • To provide professional advice to a range of stakeholders including Diocesan and Religious Congregation Safeguarding co-ordinators, Religious Safeguarding Leads and Catholic organisations on policy, procedure, good practice and DBS application processes.
  • To implement CSAS policy and provide guidance at individual sites and locations on behalf of CBCEW to ensure compliance and best practice;
  • To make recommendations to continuously improve national safeguarding policy to ensure CBCEW remains at the forefront of implementing safeguarding best practice.
  • To make the Church’s safeguarding policies and guidance are accessible to everyone involved with Church activities;

Salary: c£35,000, subject to experience

Closing date for applications: 13th September 2019

For a job description and for further information please contact:

Applicants should send a full CV and covering letter illustrating their skills and motivation for this role to: and confirm their right to work in the UK.