Youth Engagement and Safeguarding Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/10/2018 17:00
£29,909 - £ 32,233 + Benefits
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Service Headquarters
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Closing date:
17 Oct
Further Information

£29,909 - £ 32,233 + Benefits

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced Youth Engagement and Safeguarding Manager. To develop, manage and maintain strategies, policies, procedures and activities relating to community safety education programmes and initiatives and to provide specialist advice and support regarding safeguarding best practice.

The Service values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce that represents the communities we serve. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

Required Skills/Experience:

Experience working with vulnerable and young people and their families/carers
Managing disclosures relating to child protection and safeguarding adults.
Experience in developing and delivering policies and procedures/managing budgets
Knowledge of issues facing young and vulnerable people who offend and within the care system
Knowledge of child protection and at risk adult issues
Knowledge in the preventative, diversionary and educational work of the Fire Service
Knowledge of legislation relating to children and criminal justice
Ability to co-ordinate, motivate and manage multiple teams
Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to enable liaison at all levels
Demonstrate effective time management skills to work to conflicting priorities, meet deadlines and targets.
Utilise a variety of IT packages including MS Office
Work using own initiative as well as in a team

What we can offer you

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters are based in a purpose build office in Washington, with ample free parking and easy access from the A1 and A19. On site facilities include catering facilities and an onsite gym. The role also benefits from an attractive package, including up to 22 days holiday and public holidays, Local Government Pension Scheme and access to a range of social and volunteering opportunities.

Closing Date: 17 October 2018 at 17:00

Interview date: 26 October 2018

Please note
This job is closed for applications.