Cathedral Safeguarding Officer for Newcastle Cathedral

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Contract Type: Permanent

Role Type: Employment

Hours: Part time

Application deadline:

Based: Newcastle

Salary: £36,750 Pro Rata

Salary Type: Fixed Salary

Location: Tyne and Wear

Role description: Officer

The Cathedral Safeguarding Officer will have a particular responsibility for helping the whole Cathedral community to safeguard the children and young people entrusted to our care, alongside the vulnerable adults in our midst. Our work with children, young people, and vulnerable adults takes many forms, reaches many people, and is wide-ranging. As such, this role is key in helping us ensure this work is undertaken as part of a Cathedral-wide safe and healthy culture.

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.

The role of Cathedral Safeguarding Officer, a new permanent part-time role in our staff team (15 hours per week, £14,700 per annum), presents a great opportunity to join the Cathedral as we look to properly resource and further embed good safeguarding practice across all that we do. 

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