About the role
An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to join this small team developing and delivering compelling training to develop best safeguarding practice in dioceses and religious life groups. The successful candidate will require significant safeguarding experience combined with training delivery competence to be able to engage, inform and advise a wide range of audiences.
The Catholic Safeguarding Standards agency (CSSA) is a new agency actively engaged in delivering wide ranging reforms to safeguarding policy and practice in the Catholic Church in England and Wales. We are a community of committed safeguarding professionals at the forefront of their profession and committed to making lasting, survivor led step change in safeguarding policy and practice across the Church. The Training Adviser role will contribute to ensuring that the voice and experience of survivors is the learning that permeates every aspect of CSSA policy, practice and culture.
Working out of our office, 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX, a short walk from Victoria Station in Central London, the successful safeguarding training professional will work in partnership with Diocesan Safeguarding Coordinators and other stakeholders to develop and deliver high quality, needs led, training to continuously develop safeguarding awareness across the Catholic Church in England and Wales. You will develop relevant safeguarding materials as well as deliver training to a broad range of audiences as part of a dedicated team embedding safeguarding awareness and practice into the culture of the Church in England and Wales.
- To ensure that survivors and victims of abuse receive respect, are listened to, are learned from, individually and collectively as wise consultees.
- To develop and deliver consistent and impactful safeguarding training in partnership with dioceses and religious life groups to embed awareness and understanding of safeguarding issues and best practice.
- To provide professional training related support to a range of stakeholders in partnership with Diocesan and Religious Congregation Safeguarding co-ordinators, Religious Safeguarding Leads and Catholic organisations on policy, procedure, good practice and DBS application processes.
- To make recommendations to continuously improve national safeguarding policy to ensure CSSA remains at the forefront of implementing safeguarding best practice.
- To make the Church’s safeguarding policies and guidance are accessible to everyone involved with Church activities by raising awareness.
Applicants should send a full CV and covering letter illustrating their skills and motivation for this role by an email via the button below and confirm their right to work in the UK.