Job Description


£48,028 a year

Job type

Full Job Description

Contract Details



£48,028 includes London weighting

Weekly Hours

35 with flexibility options


London EC2A 3EA, hybrid within the UK

Application Deadline

Monday, August 15, 2022

Interview Date

25 August 2022

Job Summary

Amnesty International UK (AIUK) has a simple aim: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they are denied. Do you want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to help change the world? You could be our new Safeguarding Lead

About the role

The People & Culture team lead on the strategic development of people at AIUK. The Safeguarding Lead is accountable for providing specialist advice to the organisation. This role will lead the continued development of safeguarding policies and ensure safeguarding is prioritised across all teams, with activists and partners. The Safeguarding Lead will also manage day-to-day safeguarding procedures and design and deliver training. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

More details can be found by downloading the job description from our careers portal.

The role may be for you if:

  • You’re skilled in leading and developing effective safeguarding practice
  • You experienced in carrying out safeguarding investigations and resolving safeguarding issues
  • You collaborate and positively contribute to an inclusive culture.
  • You also have a good knowledge of the Charity Commission’s safeguarding requirements.

Our Commitment to you

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Anti-Racism (IDEA) are at the core of our values. We want to be an organisation that tackles structural inequality and prejudice as well as be an actively anti-racist organisation. This means taking a meaningful and equitable approach to supporting and developing you and others during your time with us.

New colleagues receive 27 days leave annually (29 after five years), as well as bank holidays (pro rated for part time). 2-5% employee pension contributions are matched at 6-9% and we offer 6 months full pay for family leave. We offer flexible working such as compressed work patterns and job shares. See more details of our benefits here.

Apply for this role

The vacancy may be closed earlier than advertised if a high standard of applications is received. If you wish to be considered for the role, avoid delay in submitting an application.

We welcome applications from everyone and particularly encourage applications from people from an ethnic minority background, and people with a disability to help us achieve a balanced representation in our workforce, especially at senior grades.

To reduce bias in our shortlisting process, AIUK operates an anonymised application process. If for any reason you prefer to apply in a different format, or require adjustments in the process, please get in touch. We are a disability confident organisation. More details of inclusion in the AIUK recruitment process can be found here.


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