Safeguarding Trainer

  • VO90139


How would you like to be part of the Guide Dogs family and help people with sight loss live the life they choose? We would love to have you onboard to help with our ambition of a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full.
Did you know that we don’t just provide life-changing guide dogs, we also provide advice, skills, emotional and practical support for children, adults and their families living with sight loss to help them live actively, independently and well?
To do all this we need the support of amazing volunteers like you!
If you would like more information, are unsure or need flexibility around the role then chat to us first by emailing and someone will be in touch.
What does the role involve?
In this role, you will support the team in delivering safeguarding training to our volunteers and staff members.
Key responsibilities:
We rely on volunteers like you to help us improve the lives of people with sight loss. In this role your support will include:
• Using Guide Dogs standards to deliver safeguarding training for your local team.
• Ensuring to keep up to date with best practice for delivering safeguarding training.
• Organising dates, times, and locations for safeguarding training with your local team.
• Organising training materials for training sessions with your local teams.

Organisation aims and objectives

Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full.










Frequency and commitment details

Variable, 5-10 hours per month


You will have relevant and recent knowledge, skills and experience working in a safeguarding setting or having significant safeguarding responsibilities.
Experience required: • Have relevant experience or understanding of working in a safeguarding setting and having significant safeguarding responsibilities. • Be able to meet the criteria of a safeguarding trainer (please find attached). • Demonstrate appropriate values, attitudes, and behaviours in relation to Safeguarding. • Have experience delivering training and confidence in demonstrating skills in relation to the training. • Be able to demonstrate empathy whilst challenging inappropriate behaviours
Travel details: Must be willing to travel a reasonable distance to support training across Scotland in line with business needs of the organization.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Pre-agreed expenses are paid
Taster details: No tasters offered
Training details: Role specific training and an induction to the organization are provided. You will have a key staff contact to support you throughout your role.

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