Safeguarding Officer – Sunshine House

    Reference No:   SGOSHBE0219
    Location:   Sunshine House, Balbriggan, Dublin
    Duration:   Fixed Term Seasonal – Summer Months, End May/ June - August
    Hours:   37.5 hours per week
    Published:   27 February 2019
    Closing Date:   4pm Wednesday 20 March 2019

    The Safeguarding Officer will co-ordinate the operation of the Sunshine House Holiday Programme and in particular will oversee the day to day care and welfare of children attending Sunshine House.  The focus of the role is child centered. The Safeguarding Officer will be fully involved with the team leads and volunteers each week, and available to guide, advise, draw attention to potential risks, liaise with parents, and make reports to Tusla if required.
    The ideal candidate will possess the following;

    • A childcare/social care qualification to at least level FETAC 8 or equivalent.
    • At least 5 years’ experience working with children and young people.
    • Experience developing and delivering training (including child safeguarding training) to volunteers.
    • Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills Self-motivated with excellent team leading skills.
    • Excellent IT skills including knowledge of record keeping and databases.
    • Experience coordinating residential projects.
    • Experiencing in team leading or supervising staff or volunteers.
    If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations please fill out the form and attach the application form below or submit your application to or post it to: HR, SVP House, 91/ 92 Sean McDermott Street, Dublin 1.
    Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.
    SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer   

    How to Apply

    If you wish to apply, please download and complete the application form. CVs will not be accepted


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