Child Safeguarding Officer

PRINCIPAL ROLES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work with the team manager to develop, implement and evaluate Child Safeguarding consultancy services, influencing events and training programmes.
  • Provide constructive editorial for the ongoing development of Child Safeguarding website, and other public channels to promote Child Safeguarding messages.
  • Assist to conduct quality consultancy service to clients, includes detecting issues, investigating solutions, compiling information and making recommendations.
  • Cultivate and maintain a good relationship with major partners and key stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and implement training and briefings to partners and other key stakeholders on Child Safeguarding policy.
  • Work alongside institutions and corporates to provide an internationally recognised standard on child safeguarding consultancy services and enhance their protection measures in the operation and governance.
  • Collaborate with other teams to extend Plan’s influence on local community and key stakeholders engagement, in advocating a wide adoption of Child Safeguarding Policy.
  • Provide support to other teams on grant projects identification, execution and compliance monitoring.
  • Liaise and network with Plan International’s global office and localize the internationally recognized protocols and standards of Child Safeguarding and protection.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Level of education

  • A University degree in education, social science-related discipline, registered social worker is preferable.
  • English requirement – Preferable with Grade C or above in HKCEE (Syl. B) / 7 or above in IELTS.

Knowledge / Job Specific Competencies:

  • At least 3 years of experience in the social work field or education sector.
  • Knowledge and substantial experience in Hong Kong Child Protection System.
  • Solid experience in project management, service development, stakeholder engagement and networking.
  • A proficient written and verbal communicator with the ability to communicate with diverse groups of people, with proven presentation, training and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent English & Chinese oral and written communication skills.

Personal Qualities:

  • A heart for “children at risk”, highly motivated and quick learner, able to meet tight work deadlines.
  • Mature and able to maintain active client engagement and communications.
  • A good team player yet able to work independently.
  • Highly organised, multi-tasking, flexible, attention to detail and demonstrate a can-do attitude.
  • Commitment to Plan’s mission and vision and observe strictly to data privacy and child protection policies.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

  • Candidates with more experience will be considered as Assistant Manager.
  • Immediately available is highly preferred.
  • Please provide current and expected salary information in your application.

Please send your resume with current and expected salary to [email protected]

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