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Children`s Rights and Resource Worker – Safeguarders Panel Team

  • Part time
  • £26,977 – £31,576 pro-rata
  • Base to be negotiated
  • Closing 29th May 2020

  • Advertised from 11th May 2020
  • Hours: 17.5
  • CFS20/28


We are looking for a relational, child-centred, and motivated individual to be part of an effective team that supports and monitors Safeguarders, works with partner agencies and delivers all other operational tasks associated with Safeguarder appointments.

The Safeguarders Panel Team at Children 1st is now established as an integral feature of the Children’s Hearing landscape. We have recently been successful in winning the new contract for the Safeguarder’s Panel Team until at least June 2022 (potentially 2024). Children 1st is contracted by Scottish Government to assist Scottish Ministers with the management, operation and monitoring of the national Safeguarders Panel.

The role of the Children`s Rights and Resource Worker is to work with Safeguarder Panel team colleagues and Safeguarders to embed a children`s rights approach throughout all elements of the service.

You will:

· Support the development and design of resources and guidance e.g. leaflets, communication and website resources.

· Input into training and learning and development opportunities for staff and Safeguarders e.g. engaging and communicating with children.

· Source resources and activities which can be used by Safeguarders in their work with children and young people.

· Support children, young people and families to provide feedback and views about their experiences.

Safeguarders are located across all areas of Scotland and the post will require working out with normal office hours, and potentially travel and overnight stays. However, Children 1st operate a time off in lieu system to accommodate the flexibility required by the role and you will enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement.

This is a part time, 17.5 hour/week fixed term post, starting as soon as possible and funded initially until 30 June 2022.

For further information or questions regarding the post please contact Paula Gaunt-Richardson at

Application notes

Closing date: Friday 29 May 2020 at noon. Interview date to be confirmed (interviews will be carried out using Microsoft Teams).

For further information and to apply please visit

The selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme/Disclosure information.

Children 1st is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Registered Charity No: SC016092

Equal opportunities matter to Children 1st