Job Description

Challengers is on the lookout for a new Safeguarding Trustee!

The Safeguarding Trustee is a critical role in ensuring the safety and well-being of the disabled children and young people who access Challengers’ services.

Sitting on the Board of Trustees, the post-holder will shape Challengers’ strategic plans and chair operational meetings to review how staff and volunteers at Challengers are implementing safeguarding measures, collaborating with the CEO and Designated Safeguarding Lead to improve it’s practices.

If you have experience and confidence in the area of safeguarding, we want to hear from you!

The Charity

Challengers is charity that provides Play and Leisure services to over 1,400 disabled children and young people across the South-East. Our missions are to provide truly inclusive, fun and safe places where all disabled children and young people can spend time with their friends, and to offer a positive impact for families and the wider community.

Why Challengers?

Challengers has recently been awarded an employer’s rating of 4.7 stars on Glassdoor! Recent employees have said:

  • “I love the friendly environment and would recommend the job to anyone”
  • “Challengers is the most rewarding, fun and exciting job ever”
  • “The training is great and you have so much fun on scheme”


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