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Safeguarding and Development Officer

£30,000 - £32,500
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CISV International seeks an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated Safeguarding and Development Officer to join our International Office team. This position offers an exciting opportunity for personal and professional development in an international environment to support strengthening of our safeguarding and risk management capabilities. This is a full-time position 35 hours per week. Remote based with time in the International Office as required and reporting to the International Safeguarding and Risk Management.

CISV International is a global organisation dedicated to educating and inspiring action for peace through building inter-cultural friendship, cooperation, and understanding. Founded in 1950, today CISV is a federation of nearly 70 National Associations with over 200 Chapters or local groups. Through their innovative, fun, non-formal 'learning by doing' programmes they help young participants develop to their full potential as future leaders and active citizens, to make a difference in their communities and the world. CISV International also give them the opportunity to build global friendships and networks that will last them a lifetime.

This is a pivotal post respond to and investigate Safeguarding related incidents, as well as responding to and supporting the Regional Risk Managers to respond to any none direct safeguarding related Incidents. The Safeguarding and Development Officer will analyse IRF reports and will respond to safeguarding queries that come into the Safety Inbox. The post holder will contribute to the development of safeguarding training for both face to face and on-line delivery.

To be successful, you will have significant investigation experience, in particular, professional experience in safeguarding/child protection/incident management with evidence of investigation, operational and management experience. You will have experience of working in a volunteer environment and engaging and managing volunteers and you will be 'hands on', taking the lead on varied and sensitive caseloads. The ideal candidate will understand the safeguarding requirements of the Charity Commission and other statutory bodies and will have experience in managing and keeping case management and risk management systems and registers. You will have the ability to identify best practices in safeguarding and safeguarding protocols in the different global regions, as well as the ability to see the big picture and understand CISV in the global context.

As a specialist Recruitment Practice, Prospectus is committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call to brief you on the role.

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