Chair of Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Group (Voluntary)
The Diocese is seeking to appoint an experienced safeguarding professional to Chair its Advisory Group.
The successful appointee will provide effective leadership and guidance to the Group, whose role it is to provide independent oversight, advice and expertise on safeguarding policies, procedures and practices to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team, the Bishop of Newcastle and other senior clergy.
Applicants should have significant safeguarding experience gained at a senior level in a relevant statutory, voluntary or judicial agency; be able to demonstrate strategic leadership and have an understanding of the current legislative framework, including safeguarding practice and processes.
The ability to lead, influence key decision makers and build confidence and capacity are key attributes.
If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact
the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser on 07825 167 016.
You should have empathy with the mission and ethos of the Church of England and be able to subscribe to the ethos and values of the Diocese of Newcastle.
Closing date: 4.30 pm on Monday, 18thMarch 2019
Interview date: Tuesday, 2ndApril 2019
Please submit your completed application to Recruitment@newcastle.anglican.org