The Church of England National Safeguarding Panel provides high level expertise and advice to the Church on safeguarding. With an independent chair, three representatives of survivor organisations and experts in adult and children’s safeguarding and working with offenders, the panel also scrutinises the Church’s policies, practices and procedures.
The panel meets 6 times a year for three hours in London, usually in Church House. During the current epidemic, meetings are being held via Zoom. Each meeting an issue is considered in depth and relevant people invited to be asked questions. This part of the meeting usually lasts about 90 minutes. We are seeking an associate to support this aspect of the panel’s work. The associate may also be asked to assist with other work such as panel responses to consultations from the Church.
The associate will work closely with the Chair of the Panel and the Director of Safeguarding. The expected time commitment is 2- 3 days per panel meeting, with a maximum of 15 per annum.
More information on the National Safeguarding Panel can be found here https://www.churchofengland.org/sites/default/files/2020-01/Terms%20of%20Reference%20and%20Membership%20for%20the%20National%20Safeguarding%20Panel%20January%202020.pdf
For further information on the issues examined to date see the blog of the National Safeguarding Panel, Meg Munn https://chairnsp.org/
To have a telephone discussion about the role with the panel chair please email your contact details to Tracey Etsiakoh email@example.com
Please send your CV with an expression of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org by closing date.
Please include an example of written work, no longer than 4 A4 pages, where you have summarised a complex issue or a large document.
The main responsibilities are:
The ideal candidates should have;
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