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Technical Advisor - Safeguarding & Protection Mainstreaming

London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

  • Organization: Plan - UK
  • Location: London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
  • Grade: Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
  • Closing Date: 2020-08-07

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Plan International UK is a global children’s charity with over 80 years’ experience of working to deliver and protect girls’ rights across the world and to address gender inequality: we are the global experts on girls’ rights.
We are recruiting for an expert in safeguarding and protection to provide technical leadership and expertise and embed safeguarding and protection mainstreaming best practice within all aspects of our programming, both internationally and in the UK.

Areas of responsibility include:

• Programme development
• Project implementation
• Capacity Building of relevant staff on safeguarding and protection mainstreaming
• Risk Identification and Management
• Prevention, detection and response
• Positioning, external representation, networking and influencing

To fulfil the duties of this role, you will need in-depth knowledge of child safeguarding and the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse and protection issues. You’ll also have experience of safeguarding and protection mainstreaming at an organisational and strategic level, including policy development and demonstrable experience of strengthening programme quality and organisational profile. The ability to design and deliver effective and engaging training workshops for teams with different specialisms and levels of knowledge is essential, as well as good analytical skills, so that you are able to provide comprehensive reporting on Key Performance Indicators.

We welcome applications from a diverse range of people, so that our workforce can be a good reflection of the world we live in and the children and communities we work with.

The deadline for applications is 9:00 am on 7 August 2020

Interviews will take place on 12/13 August 2020

Due to the nature of our work with children and young people, we follow rigorous child safeguarding policies and procedures in our recruitment process. As a result, some of our roles are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from joining us as an employee or volunteer; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences. An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this role.

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