Job Description

Join Trinity College London and you’ll be building your career with an international exam board and independent education charity that has been providing assessments around the world since 1877. Our exams and assessments are designed to help learners fulfill their own individual talents and abilities. Today, we deliver assessments to over 850,000 candidates each year, worldwide. Our international network is expanding quickly, and we now provide qualifications in more than 60 countries around the world.

About the role

The Safeguarding and Compliance Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that Trinity’s panel members comply with our regulatory requirements. The role reports in into the Senior Manager, Panel Management and Deployment, with a dotted reporting line to our Designated Safeguarding Lead. The role is integral to the Panel Management and Deployment and Safeguarding teams and will support both with ongoing screening, safeguarding and compliance procedures, as necessary.

  • Acting as a first point of contact for screening, safeguarding and compliance queries, referring, signposting and escalating queries as appropriate
  • Providing support to the recruitment process by coordinating background screening checks for new panel members (based internationally)
  • Coordinating annual checks/requests for renewals of panel members’ police clearances
  • Coordinating compliance checks for our Secure English Language Testing (SELT) contract with the Home Office
  • Develop and maintain processes to meet the associated required standards
  • Develop and maintain KPIs, in line with business requirements
  • Investigate and escalate any irregularities and non-compliance issues
  • Respond to external and internal requests for references
  • Responsible for additional administrative processes, to support panel management
  • Maintain records and produce reports, as required

About you

  • Experience of administration in a regulated environment
  • Experience of working with confidential and sensitive material and an understanding of GDPR regulations
  • Experience of handling issues with sensitivity
  • A proven understanding of Equality Diversity and Inclusion and the importance of these in our processes
  • Excellent organisation skills to manage a changing workload and conflicting priorities
  • Ability to communicate professionally with internal and external stakeholders, at all levels across the business, both in writing and in person
  • Computer literate in all MS Office packages with demonstrable expertise in using excel to collate data


  • Experience of Home Office clearances
  • CIPD qualified or equivalent experience in a human resource setting
  • GDPR experience

Our benefits

Trinity provides a work environment that is stimulating, inspiring and fair. Our approach to reward values our employees while ensuring each person’s contribution makes us great as an organisation.

As an employee, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits including private health insurance, generous annual leave, regular social events, employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, training and development and a non-contractual annual bonus scheme plus more.

Our commitment

Trinity College London is an equal opportunities employer and our talented people come from all walks of life. Trinity is open to all applicants from different backgrounds and we are committed to building a more diverse and inclusive workplace. All applications are dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

How to apply

To apply, please follow the Apply for This Job link on this page and you will be directed to the Trinity College London application page.

We are committed to the safeguarding and protection of the children and young people that we work with. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the organisation. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Upon successful appointment into the role, you will be required to complete our vetting procedures as with all Trinity College London SELT employees. This is carried out by a 3rd party supplier and our standard background checks consist of (as a minimum) Right to Work in the UK, Identity Check, Employment History check, Financial Probity Check, Highest Academic Qualifications Check and an Enhanced DBS check.

Trinity College London will hold candidate data on file for no more than three months from application submission. If you want your information to be removed earlier, please contact us directly. If we want to hold your information beyond the three months, we will contact you to get your consent.



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