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Application Deadline
18 April 2021

Interview Date
26 April 2021

Contract type
Permanent

Hours
35 hours per week
Flexible or part-time working considered

Salary
£32,772 - 38,257 (+£3,310 London Weighting Allowance)

Where
Mind Head Office
15-19 Broadway, Stratford, London E15 4BQ

​Senior Safeguarding Officer​

About the role

It is an exciting time to join Mind. Be part of the cause that helps everyone with a mental health problem get both support and respect.

We are looking for a Senior Safeguarding Officer to join our Quality and Governance team which is responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance and embedding a culture of learning and continuous improvement so that Mind can demonstrate the highest possible standards to our beneficiaries, supporters, regulators, donors and other stakeholders.

As Mind’s expert advisor in relation to Safeguarding, you will be the first point of contact for safeguarding issues as well as working collaboratively with colleagues from across the organization to coordinate projects to improve our policies and practices.

We are looking for a confident professional with an excellent understanding of the UK safeguarding regulatory framework gained through hands-on experience. Your attitude is equally as important and you must have a pragmatic approach and excellent people skills.

Closing date: 18th April 2021

Interviews: 26th April 2021

How to apply

To see the full job description and to apply, please click on the Learn More and Apply button at the top-left of this screen. 

When filling out your application form, please address how you meet the criteria for the role. Successful candidates will be notified a couple of days before the confirmed interview date of 26th April 2021. Subject to applications received, second interviews may be held the following week.

This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home, with an expectation of being home based for the next six months or until updated government guidelines are published. However, if / when government guidelines change the role may then revert to being office based, whilst retaining some flexible working options.

Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Mind reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.

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