Children, Education and Skills

Newcastle upon Tyne

NSCP Safeguarding Training, Learning and Development Officer



Part time

£33,782 - £37,890 per annum, pro rata (£20,269 - £22,734 per annum)

Newcastle Safeguarding Children Partnership (NSCP)

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months/Secondment starting April/May 2022

Do you have a passion for supporting children and families to achieve their potential? Can you play a key role in transforming how agencies in Newcastle work together to deliver services with children and families? If so, this opportunity could be for you.

Newcastle Safeguarding Children Partnership (NSCP) has embarked on a programme of transformation. Building on its foundations of strong partnership working NSCP is strengthening its training and development offer so that staff and volunteers can access the right learning opportunities at the right time. This will include the use of e-learning, web-based resources and face to face delivery, enabling access to resources through local, regional and national providers and platforms.

This exciting work will require dynamic leadership across the Newcastle Safeguarding Children Partnership (NSCP) and the role of the Safeguarding Training, Learning and Development Officer will be crucial to its success. The post holder will work with colleagues across the partnership but take a lead in developing the training and learning offer, assist in its delivery and help analyse the programme’s impact and report on this to the Partnership Executive and Learning and Improvement Subgroup. The role involves supporting the Partnership Coordinator ensure that learning from research, case reviews and guidance is shared and easily accessible. The post holder will also contribute to the general development of the Partnership, ensuring its policies, procedures and guidance reflect best practice.

We are looking for a dynamic professional with experience of working within services for children, in any relevant agency, to join our Children’s Safeguarding Standards Unit. As NSCP Safeguarding Training, Learning and Development Officer you will have a strong understanding of the safeguarding children process and related guidance and research. With excellent organisational abilities you will be skilled at building effective working relationships and delivering on deadlines. You will have experience of quality assurance processes and techniques and the ability to work innovatively, especially with regard to developing our approach to engaging and communicating with frontline practitioners.

You will receive:

• A dedicated 5-day induction

• Generous annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays with the ability to buy additional leave annually

• A range of flexible working options

• A generous Flexi Scheme

• Access to wellbeing initiatives

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Stafford Devine, Service Manager, Children’s Safeguarding Standards Unit (CSSU) on 0191 2774636. You can hear more about how we work at Newcastle at

Do you think you have what it takes to join our team and contribute to improving outcomes for children? Apply today at

Fixed Term

Closing date:

9 February 2022

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