National Operational Safeguarding Lead

London (City of), London (Greater)
£42,750 + Benefits Package
06 Aug 2019
20 Aug 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About Us

Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that “everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well”; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.

This role

As the National Operational Safeguarding Lead you will support the Lead Executive Safeguarding Director and the Head of Customer Risk to ensure that MTVH meets all regulatory and statutory standards in Safeguarding children and adults at risk whilst also ensuring best practice is delivered.

You will provide leadership and guidance to colleagues across the business to enable them to confidently apply safeguarding regulation and best practice to our customers. You will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of operating systems to ensure robust governance and reporting arrangements to SLT, senior management and MTVH Assurance committee/ board sub-group.

This is a national role and can be based out of either of our London, our Nottingham, Derby, or Cambridge  offices. There will be an expectation to travel to most of these main offices on a regular basis.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience of Housing and Care & Support environments.
  • Extensive experience of Safeguarding, Investigatory, CQC and relevant regulatory frameworks.
  • Experience of leading a team.
  • A customer-focused approach and understand the risks faced by our customers

What you'll get in return

In return, you will be exposed to the fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing and utilising your skill set.

We offer great benefits, in addition to generous holiday entitlement we provide:

  • life assurance with a matched contribution pension scheme
  • enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans
  • eye care scheme
  • plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names

Interview date

Tuesday 27th August 2019. Interviews will be held at our Nottingham, NG7 Office.

Our promise All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or Maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.

"We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations."

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