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Cathedral Safeguarding Officer

First published: June 2024

The post-holder will work to champion and maintain awareness and understanding of the safeguarding of all people across the different aspects of the Cathedral’s life and work, actively promoting and advancing a culture of safeguarding being of paramount importance and everybody’s responsibility, monitoring and managing risk, and ensuring adherence to policies, procedures and practice guidance.

Contract: The post is offered on a permanent basis, with an average of 15 hours worked per week (780 hours per annum on annualised contract).

Salary: £14,700 per annum (FTE is £36,750).

Closing date for applications: Friday 12 July, 12 noon.

Interviews: Friday 19 July.

For an initial confidential discussion about the role, please email the current Chapter Safeguarding Lead (the Canon for Outreach and Discipleship): peter.dobson@newcastlecathedral.org.uk.

References will be taken up before the interview. Proof of eligibility for working in the UK will be required at the interview stage.

Please send your completed Application Form, which includes details of referees, and signed Confidential Declaration Form, by email marked ‘Cathedral Safeguarding Officer‘ to isabel.hunt@newcastlecathedral.org.uk

The Confidential Declaration Form must be hand or electronically signed. Unfortunately, we cannot accept names typed into the signature field. You may return the Confidential Declaration Form by the closing date by email (see email address above) or post (see Information Pack for details).

Click here to access the application form (Word document).

Click here for our confidential declaration form (Word document).