YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP Safeguarding Officer Reed House, Hove Part time - 30 hours per week Permanent contract GBP28,500 per annum YMCA DownsLink Group provides services to vulnerable children, young people & adults across Sussex and into Surrey, our offer includes supported accommodation, counselling in schools and community settings, advice work, childcare, EET programmes and specialist projects such as WiSE (What is Sexual Exploitation). This is a new post to support our staff to manage the growing complexity of our service users, and to better support the management of safeguarding activity and multi-agency interventions around earliest help and management of risk. This post will drive forward YMCA DLG's safeguarding action plan and work closely with the Leadership Team to ensure best practice in terms of training, policy and processes. YMCA DownsLink Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Closing date for applications: Monday 25th September 2017 at 9am Interviews date: Friday 29th September 2017 Please note that we do not accept CVs. To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group.