Interested in working with Safeguarding Network?
Please see our latest vacancies below.

Safeguarding Network is growing company and below you will find information about the roles we are recruiting to.

If you are interested in applying for any of the roles, please complete the relevant form and a copy of the job description and application form will be emailed to you.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us or ring 01803 862336.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note: Safeguarding Network is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and follow a safer recruitment process.

Due to the nature of our work, some of our roles may involve unsupervised inspection and audit work in children focused settings and will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Safeguarding Consultant (Associate)


Due to Safeguarding Network’s growth, we are seeking associate Safeguarding Consultants with a strong (& recent) education & senior leadership background to join our expanding team! We wish to continue providing the best service & meeting the demand for our members and feel that increasing our associate base is a way of increasing our safeguarding expertise.

Reporting to Supervision Service Manager our highly experienced Safeguarding Consultants will build relationships with and provide external safeguarding supervision to Designated Safeguarding Leads and other key personnel, deliver training and undertake quality assurance work. Safeguarding Consultants will possess a strong safeguarding track record with experience of senior safeguarding roles (e.g. DSL in several different settings, child protection team manager or chair, Trust DSL and similar), a relevant qualification, either experience or a strong working knowledge of education settings and demonstrate a passion and belief in the rights of children and young people.

Closing date for applications:  This is a rolling recruitment process – see the invitation letter for more information.

Please note: This is not an employed role, and is on an ad-hoc basis. Currently we are at full capacity, so no longer reviewing any new applications.


  • Good hourly rates
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexible working base
  • Family friendly, inclusive approach
  • Regular supervision and support
  • Children’s rights centred company with strong value base
  • Exciting time to join a small and growing company

Not looking for a full-time role?  We are also happy to offer independent practitioners the opportunity to work as safeguarding consultants on an ad hoc consultancy basis. If you are interested in the consultancy role you’ll need to have other sources of income and view this role as part of a wider portfolio.

Interested in this position?  Complete the form at the bottom of the page and we’ll email you an application pack.

To get more information about the roles, please complete the form below.  We will hold the data you submit in this form in line with our privacy policy and will delete it within one month of the recruitment process being completed.  Should you decide to apply for a post at Safeguarding Network we will hold all information relating to the application process for six months following appointment of the successful candidate. All information from this process relating to the successful candidate will be held as part of their employment record.