Job Vacancies in the Diocese
Diocesan Safeguarding Coordinator vacancy
The Diocese of Wrexham are looking to recruit a Diocesan Safeguarding Coordinator to lead the implementation and management of Safeguarding policy and practice within the Diocese. The post holder will be based at Curial Offices, Wrexham and be expected to travel to Parishes across the Diocese as and when necessary.
The post holder will develop and deliver Safeguarding training to Clergy, Parish Safeguarding Representatives and Parish volunteers, in line with national training standards and also provide ongoing support as required.
The candidate must have professional Safeguarding-related experience (i.e. Police, Probation or Social Services) and have a clear and effective understanding of working with multi agencies to support the welfare of children and adults who may be at risk.
Candidates will be required to undergo the DBS clearance process prior to appointment and be available to attend National Safeguarding Coordinator conferences held in Leicestershire twice yearly. Candidates not familiar with Church procedures and structures may like to look up CSAS ( Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service) and the NCSC ( National Catholic Safeguarding Commission) websites.
The successful candidate will be representing the Bishop and the Diocese and as such will be expected to maintain the highest standards of professional and public conduct at all times, both during and outside of normal hours of work.
Permanent contract - hours per month negotiable
(approximately 32 - 40)
Salary – £6400 per annum based on 40 hours per month
20 days holidays (pro-rata) plus statutory holidays
Eligibility to join employer’s contributory pension scheme
Closing Date for expressions of interest – Friday 6th April 2018
DIOCESAN SAFEGUARDING COMMISSION
VACANCY FOR CHAIR OF DIOCESAN SAFEGUARDING COMMISSION (VOLUNTARY POSITION)
Bishop Peter invites applications for the voluntary position of Chair of our Safeguarding Commission. The Chair is an independent lay appointee with responsibility for leading the Commission in its essential role as part of the Diocesan Safeguarding structures. The Commission meets four times a year. Candidates should have professional safeguarding expertise in either statutory services (social work, health, probation, police), or the legal profession, or a relevant voluntary agency. If you are working in any of these roles, or have recently retired, please consider this voluntary role. Informal inquiries and formal applications can be made by contacting the Curial Offices - Telephone 01978 262726 or email email@example.com