Safeguarding Manager


West Midlands Fire Service has an exciting opportunity as one of the leading Fire Services in the country, our primary role is to provide emergency fire cover and proactive prevention activity to the people within our community. In order to deliver the Services strategic vision to make the West Midlands safer, healthier and stronger; and the Service’s strategic plan ‘The Plan’ we need to have robust systems and processes to support the most vulnerable people in our communities.

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Closing date

9am on 28th September 2020

For more details on the role and how to apply, scroll down further!

Employment Type: Full time

Duration of employment: Temporary, 18 Months.

Job location: West Midlands Fire Service Headquarters, 99 Vauxhall Road Nechells, Birmingham B7 4HW.

Working hours: You will work to the flexible working scheme and on occasions, some out-of-hours work may be required to meet the needs to the Service.

Salary: £38,813-£40,760

Contact: For more details contact Sarah Warnes on 07973 810 813.

You will have developed a sophisticated understanding of the legislation and practice for safeguarding adults and children. You will have the leadership, credibility and management skills to quality assure and develop our existing practises and processes and make recommendations to the Assistant Chief Fire Officer People on improvement. You will be the subject matter expert for safeguarding and be open to professional challenge from within the Service, the fire sector and other partners.

Demonstrable Supervisory Experience
Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline and/or considerable broad relevant role-related experience
Relevant safeguarding training at level 4 undertaken within the last 2 years and this must be maintained.
Knowledge of local government and public sector governance and policy making structures.

  • Friendly working environment
  • Occupational Heath and Welfare facility
  • Occupational Pension Scheme
  • Onsite Parking
  • On site gym (at Headquarters)
  • Catering facilities with hot and cold food (at Headquarters)

Please download the following 2 application forms. Use the behavioural framework also below to assist your completion of Part 2 of your application.

Once complete use the form on this page to submit your completed application form (parts 1 and 2) and personal details.

Standard application form for external candidates, considered part 1 of application. Supporting part 2 role specific application would also be required. 1.0 Download

Safeguarding Manager Application Form
Application for the role of Safeguarding Manager, this is considered part 2 of your application. 1.0 Download

Behavioural Framework - Middle Manager

Behavioural framework, middle manager level.

Publish date 2012.

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