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Safeguarding Officer

Vacancy Details

Salary: £24,294 - £26,421
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Category: City Council (External Vacancy)
Closing Date: 06/20/2024
Reference: 0000022185


Directorate: Housing Development and Growth

Section: Transport Operations

Location: Cromer Road

Grade: Level 5

Actual Salary: £24,294 - £26,421

Hours: 37


This advert is open to both Internal and External applicants.


The Transport Operations Team is seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our unique and dynamic team of highly motivated professionals to provide safe and efficient transport for vulnerable users accessing educational establishments and other facilities.


The department plays an integral part of the Council’s Licensing Services ensuring essential services are provided to its vulnerable citizens including providing home to school transport.


We are seeking an individual who can carry out safeguard checks on all individuals used to transport vulnerable clients through the Council’s framework, investigate and report any safeguarding concerns and incidents and coordinate training.


There will be occasions where site visits are required in order to assist in carrying out compliancy checks. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of transport policies and procedures, an understanding and knowledge of safeguarding principles, experience of interviewing people and a desire to make a positive difference to vulnerable people.


If you feel that this position is of an interest to you and you have the right experience and skills we would like to hear from you.


For an informal discussion about the role please contact Rachel Wallwork, Transport Manager on 01782 232774 


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.


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Stoke-on-Trent City Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this – we therefore encourage applications from all sections of our community. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed together.


To Apply

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In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you have the Right to Work in the UK?


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