Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Do you have experience of conducting safeguarding investigations?
Do you have demonstrable interest in working to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse?
Do you have experience of identifying and mitigating risks?
If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you.
As a trading safeguarding manager, you will help deliver Oxfam’s strategy and action plans to protect those we work with from all form of abuse.
What we are looking for
As a trading safeguarding manager, you will be a professional with relevant qualifications and experience to help us develop our safeguarding expertise and manage our retail safeguarding practice.
Oxfam Trading has 1200 paid staff and 22,000 volunteers across a distributed network of shops. Within our volunteer network we provide volunteering opportunities for young people under the age of 18 and for vulnerable adults. Therefore, you will manage the delivery of both children and adult safeguarding expertise for retail.
You will lead the caseload work and maintain a high level of practice and development of the HR teams’ professional skills in a complex but fascinating arena. You will be committed to providing a high-quality resource of professional advice, guidance and expertise in safeguarding practice to staff in the team and throughout Trading.
Holding weekly case management meetings, ensuring safeguarding concerns are assessed in a timely manner and progressed for further enquires as necessary.You will also take any actions necessary to manage risk.
This role will give you an opportunity to work with a group of passionate people with fair pay and competitive benefits package.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
Please note interested candidates must have right to work & reside in the UK in order to apply for this role.
How to apply
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs. If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please download the full job profile and apply online via the link below:
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.
Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.