Job Description

Safeguarding Trainer

About the role…

At Humankind it is our aim to create an environment where everyone thrives. We are seeking to recruit a Safeguarding Trainer to support the delivery of consistent and engaging learning interventions across our business. You will ensure that all of Humankind’s employees understand safeguarding, and relevant processes. This role is part of a new innovation in the company, and you will work closely with a newly appointed Safeguarding Training and Development Manager.

Responsibilities Include

  • Designing and delivering learning and development interventions, in line with a trauma informed approach
  • Producing standardised training materials and documentation to support training programmes
  • Work as an integral part of the L&D team, attending meetings to discuss progress against our L&D strategy and business objectives
  • Implementing evaluation mechanisms, and work with the Safeguarding Training and Development Manager to improve the quality and content of the training in line with the feedback.

This is a hybrid role with some travel required to deliver training in person and meetings at head office in Bowburn – a driving licence and access to a car is required for the role.

To view the full person specification and job description for this role, please click here.

Interviews for this role are expected to take place in 2 stages with the first stage interview being on the 18th January 2023 and second stage on the 25th January 2023 – the interviews will be held via Teams.

About you…

We are looking for someone with a proven track record in designing and delivering effective training workshops, and experience of contributing to the development of a positive safeguarding culture. You will have strong, practical experience of safeguarding, and delivering training.

This role may appeal to those from either a health and social care or social work background.

Who are we…

Humankind is one of England’s most successful home-grown charities. We provide free, confidential support for alcohol, drugs, housing, or mental health in friendly local places across the UK. We are committed to fair chances for all and making sure everyone can access the help and support they need to realise their potential. By joining our teams of passionate individuals, you will be contributing to making this happen. You can really make a difference by believing in our service users and their ability to make positive changes when they do not always believe in themselves.

We are incredibly proud of the work that we do to help address health inequalities in England. Every five minutes, an individual accesses one of our services, and we have supported over 90,000 people across all our services last year. Check out our impact report here to read more about the important work that we have done.

What can Humankind offer you…

🏖️Generous annual leave entitlement (27 days, plus bank holidays, increasing to 32 after 1 years’ service)

📅Annual leave purchase scheme

💰Enhanced occupational sick pay

%Enhanced employer contribution to your workplace pension

👪Death in service benefit

✍️Free Will writing

👓Eyecare vouchers

🛍️Blue light card discount

💡Fantastic learning and development opportunities, including free training courses

🏠Work-life balance- flexible working and family friendly policies

🏃‍♀️ Happy, Healthy You! – our wellbeing offers for our workforce

🤝Employee Assist Programme and Humankind Support Networks

Humankind is an equal opportunities employer

If you feel that you would fit with our values & ethos, are passionate about supporting people, but do not feel you have the experience required, talk to us about your transferrable skills. For the right people, we can provide development to help you to realise your potential.

We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit. If you require support with your application or would like to request a paper application, please contact the Recruitment Team on 01325 731 160, alternatively you can email us at

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