Job Description

​We are working in partnership with the Archdiocese of Birmingham, whose mission is to serve the people living within the Archdiocese, supporting parish priests, the people in the parish and school communities, to worship and live according to Gospel values and to evangelise within their local communities through the witness of their lives.

We are now seeking a Head of Safeguarding to join this charitable, faith-based organisation. The postholder will manage the operations of the Safeguarding Team, who operate in accordance with the statutory framework and the Catholic Church’s safeguarding policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Significant practitioner experience in safeguarding children and/or vulnerable adults.
  • Experience of working collaboratively with other relevant agencies, e.g. Children’s or Adult Services, Health or Police and with service users on delivering a responsive service.
  • Compassionate with excellent listening skills, able to empathise with victims and survivors.
  • Experience of delivering training to a variety of audiences.

To succeed in this role, you will be a person of integrity, able to work confidentially and sensitively and have excellent interpersonal skills.You will be flexible and able to work under pressure, with good communication skills.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

For more information, please contact Adam Stacey, Managing Director of Charisma Charity Recruitment. Your application should include your CV and supporting statement.