Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor

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£34,000 (pro rata £13,600 - £17,000 per annum)

This post will support the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) in delivering a service across the diocese, as part of the Safeguarding Team.

We are looking for someone who is keen to use his or her skills, knowledge and experience in safeguarding, within this unique setting. Good communication skills and approachability are a must.

Based in Truro, the ADSA will be a key member of our small safeguarding team; promoting best practice in all matters relating to safeguarding in the diocese. This will include supporting parishes, clergy, and cathedral staff. The ADSA will have a portfolio of casework and will support the delivery of the safeguarding training framework.

This is an interesting opportunity for the right person who has a social work, police, health or other relevant safeguarding background, to grow and develop in a complex, challenging and undoubtedly rewarding work environment

At the Diocese of Truro we really value work-life balance and employee wellbeing, have a friendly and comfortable office environment and are committed to supporting your development. We offer additional benefits such as free parking, a range of wellbeing activities and the Diocesan Pension Scheme with 9-15% employer contribution.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Sarah Acraman, Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor on 01872 274351 or email

Applications to be received by 5pm on 5 August 2020

Interviews will be held on 21 August 2020