Job Reference Number: INE0124TEOIT

Full or Part-Time:
Permanent Contract

Line Manager:
Training and Education Manager / Head of Service

£24,000 – £28,000 – depending on experience (Pro-Rata for part-time)

Full or Part-time hours will be considered. Full time is 40 hours per week.

INEQE Safeguarding Group is the largest independent Safeguarding Company in the UK and Ireland. Specialising in safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the context of their lives, access to technology and use of social media.

We are at an exciting moment in the story of the expansion of our company. With ambitious targets for our business, we are now seeking to hire a Training and Education Officer on a permanent contract.

This is a great opportunity for those with a safeguarding, educational or teaching background (including newly qualified applicants) to develop their experience in this contemporary and specialist safeguarding area.

Embedded in our Training and Education team, you will be responsible for creating and shaping our education content and safeguarding training products to ensure these are tailored to meet the needs of professionals, teachers, parents, carers, and young people.

You will be engaged in tasks ranging from creating new resources for our safeguarding apps, online educational hubs, and courses to aiding us in the development of new safeguarding and online safety products.

Your responsibilities will also include reviewing and updating existing content, such as classroom-based resources and lesson plans, articles, and video scripts.

You will need to be a self-motivated team player with stacks of enthusiasm and a genuine passion for what we do; help make people safer. You will be required to take the lead of projects of work and complete tasks to a high standard, delivering on strict timescales while ensuring creative content is age appropriate, contemporary, credible, and relevant.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

Your main duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Researching, writing, reviewing, and updating relevant educational content for Safer Schools, and our new safeguarding products.

  • Initiating and creating schemes of work.

  • Leading, creating and delivering on key project objectives and tasks.

  • Creation and editing of scripts, multimedia presentations and podcasts.

  • Dependent upon experience, advising on best practice teaching resources.

  • Assisting in the development of classroom-based resources for Safer Schools.

  • Preparing, inputting, and updating a content calendar.

  • Working pro-actively to collaborate across multiple teams in supporting the mission of the company.

  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation and policies relating to data protection, data security and confidentiality of information.

  • Delivering presentations and /or product demonstrations / webinars to targeted audiences, both online and face-to-face.

  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities, timescales, and deadlines.

  • The effective prioritisation and organisation of work.

  • Maintenance of digital filing systems and performance of all general administrative tasks as appropriate.

  • Carry out any other duties required by the line manager, Head of Service and Safer Schools and / or the Directors.

Essential Criteria

  • Excellent writing skills.

  • Experience writing and creating engaging age-appropriate educational material and resources.

  • Highly creative and innovative.

  • Be able to work and thrive in a busy environment and deliver projects to strict deadlines.

  • Must understand digital media.

  • A self-motivated team player but happy to work on your own initiative.

  • Can effectively organise and prioritise work.

  • A high attention to detail.

  • Excellent computer skills (The company primarily uses Mac hardware and the Microsoft 365 suite).

  • You care about making people safer.

Desirable Requirements

  • Third Level Teaching or children’s / youth work qualification.

  • Educational / Teaching background and or safeguarding experience.

  • Experience working with children or young people and / or safeguarding experience in a paid or voluntary capacity e.g., in a charity, education or youth work environment.

  • Experience of writing content to a publishable standard.

  • A good understanding of online platforms including gaming and social media platforms.

  • A contemporary understanding of safeguarding in the context of the digital world.

Place of work

This is an office-based role at INEQE Safeguarding Group, Ocean House, 13 Edgewater Road Belfast, BT3 9JQ.

Hours of Work

Normal working for full time staff is 8 hours per day (a working day is 9.00am-5.00pm or other mutual arrangement – there will also be, on occasion, some additional hours including post 5pm and weekend duties as required).

Equal Opportunities

Ineqe Safeguarding Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and is recognised as a Disability Confident Employer by the Department for Work and Pensions. We therefore welcome applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you would like to speak to our disability workplace champion or require an alternative format for the application, please contact us by phone – 02890232060 or email [email protected].

Access NI

Whilst a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to being appointed, as the successful candidate will be part of our schools programme, they will be required to undergo and pass enhanced vetting through AccessNI.

The AccessNI Code of Practice can be found at:


The following benefits are enjoyed by our permanent team members:

  • Company pension scheme.

  • Private health insurance (partners and children can join).

  • Cycle to work scheme.

  • A flexible approach to the working day.

  • Travel insurance (for staff required to travel for work).

  • Discretionary productivity bonus scheme.

  • Supplied with a range of equipment relevant to your role.

  • Life insurance for key staff.

  • Paid volunteering leave to work with a relevant charity.

  • Endless supply of tea, coffee, and soft drinks.

  • On-site parking.

Safeguarding Commitment

INEQE Safeguarding Group are committed to ensuring that all children and young people are protected from harm and exploitation and can thrive and grow. This is especially so for children and young people who come into contact with our business. Our culture is built upon a Safeguarding First approach in everything we do. As such, the company has a zero-tolerance approach to child abuse.
Our commitment extends to all staff, whether full or part-time and all associates, with whom the company engage from time to time.

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and therefore all staff are required to adhere to this commitment and to strictly comply with our safeguarding and other relevant policies.

  • Any breach of this commitment will be treated as gross misconduct under our Code of Conduct.

Employees will be expected to:

  • Read and be familiar with our policies and procedures.
  • Be able to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse.
  • Know who you should make reports to if you have concerns about a child or young person.

To enable you fulfil these commitments, the Company will provide relevant training. This will include, but is not limited to Level 1 Safeguarding.

Salary Range

£24,000 – £28,000 – depending on experience (Pro-Rata for part-time)

How to Apply

We will review candidates on a rolling basis, so the sooner the better!

To apply, applicants MUST complete ALL of the following steps. You will need to visit the jobs section on our website (failing to do so will mean you are unlikely to follow the correct procedure):

  • Send your current CV together with a covering letter explaining why you want to work at INEQE Safeguarding Group to [email protected].
  • All candidates MUST submit a copy of our Equal Opportunities monitoring Form, which can be found on our website under jobs. Name the file with your first and last names only and send separately to [email protected]. The monitoring form is used solely to complete our annual return for the Equality Commission. Staff involved in the selection process will not have access to them.
  • Applicants who do not comply with this may not be considered.