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Safeguarding Officer / Admin Officer

  • Location:

    Croydon, London

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £13.27 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lewisham

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    HO8098_1639902534

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    30/01/2022

  • Startdate:

    04/01/22

Job Description

Primary Purpose:
The successful candidate will support the Safeguarding Lead to deliver high level outcomes by working in collaboration with colleagues from across the asylum environment and safeguarding colleagues from across UKVI and BICS.

Overall Aims of the Post:

- To support the delivery aims and targets of the Asylum Safeguarding Hub as required by the Asylum Migration and Integration Fund Agreement.


Key Responsibilities:

" Developing knowledge on aspects of safeguarding; including safeguarding indicators and our safeguarding policies, procedures and SOPS in relation to children and adults.

" Checking the Hub inboxes regularly, highlighting any emails to safeguarding colleagues that require action.

" Where directed providing a quick response to queries and identify appropriate safeguarding action.

" Update management information records to ensure that all detail, actions and recommendations are captured and correct

" Recording and monitoring all missing children in the area, ensure they are reported missing and update CID. Provide regular statistics to the Safeguarding EO / HEO.

" Responding to emails from social workers who require updates on their missing cases in a timely manner.

" Being the main point of contact for Police missing person liaison officer

" Assist the safeguarding team to progress safeguarding cases as directed by the Safeguarding EO / HEO.

" Undertake routine resumption action

" Regularly engage with staff to ensure they understand Home Office priorities and responsibilities in respect of safeguarding children and adults at risk, and our Section 55 duty. This will involve participating in awareness talks and training sessions as required

" Attend meetings with the safeguarding manager as required

" Identify where safeguarding processes can be improved and raise with your regional Hub and/or the wider Hub network.

" Keeping accurate records of all cases and providing accurate reports to the Safeguarding HEO as required

" Be a positive role model, particularly on equality and diversity issues.

" Where required provide cover for the EO during periods of absence

" You will be part of a national network and will be expected to undertake occasional travel to participate in Safeguarding Hub events.


Hours: 9-5 (37 hours per week)
Duration: 3 - 6 months (to be reviewed)
Work from home initially, when hybrid working commences it will be a combination of office based (Croydon) and work from home.
Pay £13.27 per hour


Prior to commencement, ALL temporary workers must be vetted to the specified level: CTC clearance

You will need to have a valid Passport, 2 proofs of address, proof of NI, and ideally have been residing in the UK for the last 5 years.

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