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Safeguarding Officer

Scouts are looking for a talented Safeguarding Officer to join us at Gilwell Park in London

Scouts is an equal opportunity employer. We're committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, in particular, Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities.

Core purpose

We are seeking to appoint a Safeguarding Officer to join the team working on safeguarding, welfare and vetting cases as part of the delivery of Safe Scouting across the UK. The post is at Gilwell Park, London.

As part of the Safeguarding Team, you will be responsible for giving support and advice to local volunteer managers in responding to concerns or complaints affecting the safety and welfare of young people; for progressing safeguarding concerns and making the necessary referrals to statutory agencies where required.

Person specifications

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Before making an application please ensure that you've read the Recruitment and selection policy.

In order for us to monitor the application of our Equal Opportunities policy, we'd be grateful if you'd also complete the Recruitment Monitoring questions on the Application Form.

If you'd to discuss the role in more detail, please contact

Please read the full application pack before applying.

Closing date for applications is 23:59, Sunday 5 December 2021

Interviews will be held on Thursday 9 December and Monday 13 December 2021

£36,026 per annum, Band F, Level 3

Gilwell Park, Chingford, London


35 per week

25 days per annum plus bank holidays

Closing date:
Sun, December 5, 2021, 11:59 PM

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