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Safeguarding Children Partnership Learning and Development Officer

Vacancy Details

Salary: £32,798 - £35,336
Location: Civic Centre
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Category: City Council (External Vacancy)
Closing Date: 09/05/2022
Reference: 0000015651


Directorate:  Children and Family Services

Section:  Safeguarding and Quality Assurance

Grade:  Level 10

Hours:  37 hours per week

Closing Date:  5 September 2022


Stoke-on-Trent Safeguarding Children Partnership are looking to recruit a Learning and Development Officer to our Business Unit. 


We are committed to safeguarding all children and everybody that comes into contact with our children has a role to play in keeping them safe.


As a partnership we are committed to provide multi-agency safeguarding training and development opportunities for professionals working with children and families across Stoke-on-Trent.


In the role you would:

  • be responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of multi-agency safeguarding children training for the Safeguarding Children Partnership.
  • communicate the work of the partnership, including the learning from local and national reviews, widely through our website, newsletters and the linked social media platforms.
  • support our communication plan in raising awareness of key emerging themes.
  • engage the participation of children, young people, families and practitioners across the city.


You should have detailed understanding of multi-agency working in a safeguarding capacity plus training and workforce development experience.   You will have excellent presentation and communication skills, be flexible and comfortable in working with a range of professionals in an exciting dynamic environment.  


If you would like further information about this role, please contact


You may be required to travel to venues within the city to either coordinate or deliver training. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.


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