Director of Safeguarding and Quality Assurance

Safe Families

Who we are
Safe Families is a Christian, community based charity that seeks to empower local volunteers, predominately from the church, to engage with those most at need. We exist to create relationship and connection, offering support, hope and belonging to improve the lives of those in our communities, because everyone deserves to belong.
Working hand-in-hand with Children’s Services and local authorities, we link children, young people and families with local volunteers who can offer help and support. Working with a large volunteer base Safe Families assists families in crisis by offering remote support, respite care to children and befriending to struggling parents and carers.

Role Overview

The Director of Safeguarding and Quality Assurance (DSQA) is a key leadership role with responsibility for oversight and development of excellent practices across Safe Families.

You will know what best practice is and lead on delivering excellence in child-centered and family-focused, relationship-based approaches ensuring a trauma-informed approach in all we do.

You will empower, equip and encourage all staff to deliver to the highest standards, taking the lead role for practice development and improvement. So if you are a confident, resilient, informed, and experienced leader, committed to making a difference to the lives of children, young people, families, and care leavers, then we would love to hear from you.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role then we would love to hear from you!

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Safe Families

Safe Families is a charity that works with 35+ local authorities around the UK. Safe Families offer hope, belonging and support to children, families and care leavers; we do this primarily, but not exclusively, with and through local churches.

4 Diamond Court
Kingston Park
Newcastle upon Tyne

Tel: 0333 4141488

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