Employment opportunity – Safeguarding Training Officer

By November 3, 2023 No Comments

The Safeguarding Office (Chancery & Parishes), based in the Chancery at Pennant Hills is seeking someone with a passion and drive in child protection, justice, compliance and community engagement to join a welcoming and supportive team in the role of Safeguarding Training Officer. While this is noted as a full-time position, there is flexibility with the working schedule for the right candidate.

This is an exciting role providing a focus on best practice and by building the awareness and competency across the Diocese of Broken Bay.  This role requires strong relationships and connections with clergy, Chancery and parish staff to ensure Catholic Church values and principles are reflected in a safe environment for children and adults at risk.

You will have the opportunity to strengthen a culture of safe practices for children and adults at risk providing education and training, sharing your expertise and contemporary knowledge of research and best practice principles adhering to compliance requirements relevant to the delivery of training while providing support to parishes with safeguarding education and awareness initiatives and commitment to continuous improvement.

Pivotal to this role is the requirement to assist with preparations for internal and external audits, providing advice on processes and offering recommendations for improvements, educating, and supporting clergy and Chancery employees to develop an understanding of, and compliance with NCSS requirements.

The role requires qualifications or relevant industry experience in adult education and training, workplace professional development, safeguarding, child protection or social welfare and a thorough understanding of the requirements for delivering and developing adult education and training in a workplace.

The Chancery is committed to supporting its workforce and strives to create a working environment that allows our people to do their best work. In this role you will be rewarded with flexible working arrangements, ongoing professional development, and a supportive work culture with a passionate and fun team.

The Diocese of Broken Bay is committed to and promotes a culture of safety and care for all people, especially for children and others in the community who are vulnerable. Our Diocese has no tolerance to child abuse and is committed to ensuring our staff and volunteers understand the joint responsibility to safeguard all those within our community.

How to apply

To obtain a copy of the position description or for further details, please contact To apply submit a CV and brief cover letter addressing the skillsets required via email to

Applications close Friday, 17 November 2023.

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