- Job posted on: 14th Jan 2021
- Applications close:
We are seeking a Manager, Child & Adult Safeguarding to join our team at World Vision Australia on a full time basis.
This role exists to ensure that World Vision Australia is a Child Safe organisation and fulfills its mission to protect the children and adult beneficiaries it serves. The role provides World Vision Australia with advice, training and implementation of the organisations Child & Adult Safeguarding Policy & Guidelines and works with stakeholders across the organisation to ensure that WVA meets its Child Protection and PSEAH legislative, regulatory and donor compliance and reporting requirements.
The Manager, Child & Adult Safeguarding provides subject matter expertise and manages the day to day activities of the Safeguarding team (1 direct report) for World Vision Australia through:
We are looking for someone with a broad understanding of child & adult safeguarding in either an international NGO setting or child focused NFP environment who has experience in building a culture of safeguarding and achieving organisational compliance through policy advice, capacity building and training for a range of audiences.
You will have excellent interpersonal skills including proven experience of influencing decision makers at all levels to bring people on the journey when it comes to the awareness and implementation of safeguarding standards.
For your information, the interviews will start immediately, and the role may be filled before the closing date.
World Vision Australia takes our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we provide an environment that is safe for our child and adult beneficiaries. We have strong recruitment procedures to make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo a criminal record and Working with Children check prior to employment. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support and training in their work with child and adult beneficiaries.
A career with World Vision Australia is an opportunity to join a sector-leading humanitarian aid organisation and a team of purpose-driven and diverse professionals who are each committed to our mission: the fight against global poverty and its causes.
Aside from the opportunity for broad and life-changing impact in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable, some of our other benefits include:
World Vision is a global community, working together for the one purpose – to bring about positive change in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. People are inspired to work for us because they want to contribute to making a difference. We are part of an international team, using our talent, determination and influence to invest in a better tomorrow.
With us, job satisfaction takes on a greater meaning. We have over 50,000 dedicated and passionate staff and volunteers, 10 million committed supporters who are changing lives and 100 million people as a part of World Vision’s supported communities.
When it comes to our people, as an organisation we embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds.
Note –The role location is flexible across all Australian states. This role requires some domestic and possible international travel.