Head of Compliance and Safeguarding

  • Full Time
  • Epsom

Website https://twitter.com/SeeAbility SeeAbility

Live. Love. Thrive. Belong

Head of Compliance and Safeguarding

Location: Remote working/Epsom

Salary: Circa £52,000 per annum, plus benefits

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
This is an exciting time to join SeeAbility as we transition to our new ambitious strategy for 2021 – 2025 and increase our profile, impact and reach so more people to live, love, thrive & belong.  The Head of Compliance and Safeguarding will play a critical role in this strategy, collaborating across the organisation to embed outstanding practice in the key disciplines of Safeguarding, Information Governance and delivering outstanding support in the eyes of our stakeholders and regulators. The right person will be responsible for producing, implementing and monitoring a framework of policies and procedures to ensure SeeAbility not only complies to, but exceeds regulatory requirements.

You will be highly ambitious for the lives of the people we support and to that end will continuously seek to identify and assess emerging and changes to legislation, regulations and best practice, advising the organisation on how to meet changing requirements.  You will play a significant role in supporting the organisation in achieving excellent and outstanding outcomes aligned to the organisational strategy.

SeeAbility provides support to and champions better eye care for people with learning disabilities and autism, many of whom have sight loss. We are in a privileged position of being able to make tangible differences to the lives of people  with learning disabilities. autism and sight loss and we’re incredibly ambitious about the support we offer, we are looking for someone to match this

The ideal candidate will have:

A sound understanding of safeguarding practice, ideally developed through working with vulnerable adults. This is to include knowledge of relevant Safeguarding Policies and experience of using systems that ensure safeguarding is responded to effectively, with personalised outcomes achieved where required.
Knowledge on sector best practice to provide insight into key issues that supports continuous improvements.
An in-depth and up to date knowledge of CQC KLOES and regulatory framework, with a track record of supporting compliance to these at an organisational level to a preferred outstanding level.
Working knowledge of GDPR and all aspects of data compliance and governance and experience of developing and managing organisational regulatory compliance and assurance processes within a charity governance framework.
Ability to be a strong leader, able to inspire and develop a diverse team of subject experts, and they will have outstanding communication, listening and relationship building skills.
Most importantly you will have a demonstrable passion for, and affinity with our cause.
This role will cover responsibility for the organisation and involve travel to people’s homes as required.

SeeAbility has a wealth of benefits to support our colleague’s wellbeing, such as our Wellbeing Coaches, Employee Assistance Programme, generous annual leave including 25 days plus bank holidays and flexible working arrangements as well as financial support which includes a generous pension scheme, season ticket loans and access to a discount voucher scheme which offer thousands of discounts on everyday expenses.

Our Benefits
25 days annual leave pro rata (plus bank holidays)
Fully paid mandatory/statutory training
Annual Excellence Awards to celebrate outstanding work
Long service awards to recognise loyalty and commitment
Life events: leave for when you need it the most
Rolling pay reviews and commitment to pay competitive rates
A competitive pension scheme
Season ticket loans
Life assurance twice annual salary
Cycle to work scheme
Discounts and cashback at hundreds of shops, restaurants and activities
Health care cash plan
Employee Assistance Programme for support in times of need
Eye care vouchers

To apply for this job email your details to j.hyde@seeability.org.