The Church of England is in the process of embedding Safeguarding into every aspect of its culture and practices. The National Safeguarding Team (NST) aims to support the consistency and quality of safeguarding arrangements, growing positive safeguarding organisational cultures and ensuring best practice in records’ management, safer recruitment practices; and across the breadth of employment and volunteer relationships throughout the whole church.
We are seeking to expand the NST to include an HR professional with an interest in safeguarding to support the development and implementation of safer recruitment and employment / management practices. This includes the development, dissemination and support to implement of relevant HR policies and guidance to assist the Church in improving safer working and employment practices.
The main responsibilities are;
The ideal candidate should have;
Skills/Aptitudes & Education:
Level 4: Named professionals with at least 3 years’ experience who can give advice to others.
We in the National Church Institutions support the mission and ministries of the Church all over England. We work with parishes, dioceses (regional offices), schools, other ministries and our partners at a national and international level.
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As we are a member of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome all applications from those you have served in our Armed Forces and their families
We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from people, regardless of their background. As a Disability Confident committed employer, it is important to note that there may be occasions where it is not practical or appropriate to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria* due to high volume. We limit the amount of interviews conducted to five applicants per open post we advertise.
*Where applicable depending on post requirements.