The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is seeking to appoint a Safeguarding Project Officer to foster and drive the implementation of child safety efforts across the Archdiocese.
Reporting to the Senior Policy Advisor of the Professional Standards Unit (PSU), the Safeguarding Officer is required to provide training, policy support and guidance to parishes, agencies and entities across the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne (CAM):
Across the Archdiocese, the safety and protection of children, young people and adults experiencing vulnerability is paramount. This role will contribute to strengthening the efforts of clergy, employees and volunteers to meet moral, ethical and statutory obligations and our duty of care in relation to safeguarding children, young people or adults experiencing vulnerability.
The role requires a person with a firm grasp of safeguarding policy implementation and a skilful and engaging training manner.
To be successful in this role we are looking for:
If you are someone who loves to take ownership of your role, has an abundance of initiative, and thrives on the challenges involved in cultural transformation involving multiple stakeholders, then this may be the perfect role for you.
It’s important to us to make sure this opportunity is right for you and for us. All applications will be reviewed and assessed upon receipt until the role is filled. We are committed to providing you with an outcome regarding your application within a reasonable timeframe.
All applications must include a resume, cover letter and address the Key Selection Criteria.