The post holder will be responsible for the functioning of the Diocesan Safeguarding Office to support the implementation of the standards laid out in the National Board’s document: ‘Safeguarding Children Policy and standards of the Catholic Church in Ireland’ 2016
The post holder will assist the Church Authority and support local clergy and safeguarding representatives in implementing the policies and procedures to achieve a consistent and up to date best practice.
Qualifications / Experience:
A third level qualification or equivalent in social work, childcare, education, or related areas
Experience (paid or voluntary) of working in safeguarding, with professional competence at leadership level in fields of education, social work, or healthcare.
A good knowledge of the Policies and Procedures of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Derry and those of the Catholic Church in Ireland relating to safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults.
Excellent working knowledge of MS Office, Social Media, and Conferencing platforms
Experience in office management
Familiarity with church structures and activities.
Appointment to this post is subject to the completion of necessary vetting procedures.
For application packs please contact: Bishop’s House, St Eugene’s Cathedral, Francis Street, Derry, BT48 9AP, telephone 028 7126 2302 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Ref: CSC2
Wage is £27, 905 – £29,636 per annum pro rata
Equality Statement: Derry Diocesan Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
We welcome applications from all men and women and from members of all communities.