Full Time Role

Line Manager: Director of Operations
Salary: Dependent on experience but within the range £24,000 to £30,000

INEQE Safeguarding Group is the largest company of its kind, specialising in safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the context of their access to technology and use of social media.

Due to significant growth in business, we are seeking to hire a Training & Development professional to lead in course construction, accreditation and training delivery. Working alongside our Research and Safeguarding Teams, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to create and deliver training that will support the work we do; helping make people safer.

This is a unique opportunity to research and create bespoke professional development content on contemporary Safeguarding topics. Your role will be to identify new trends and themes in Safeguarding and design up to date content, whilst also maintaining our current content. Our courses are available to customers via webinars, mobile apps, online platforms and face-to-face.

A key part of this role will be creating courses on our E-Learning platform to engage learners in immersive content.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Responsibility of managing all aspects of learning, development and training within INEQE Safeguarding Group.
  • Manage the accreditation of our courses – currently ILM and CPD.
  • Develop the learning methodology and create course content.
  • Working alongside our Creative Visual Design Team, to create relevant and engaging content using a range of tools such as video.
  • Produce system-generated reports on a regular basis to meet specific client reporting requirements.
  • Delivery of training offering either face to face or virtually, such as webinars.
  • Manage the relevant training events / schedule and source trainers (internal and consultants) for delivery as required.
  • Support the Senior Management Team with internal training needs analysis and upskilling staff with a view to support the growth within the company.
  • Carry out induction programmes in accordance with Company policy and procedures.
  • Work with clients to develop the relationship, understand their learning needs and deliver training.
  • Support our Customer Engagement Team with delivery of client engagement functions and webinars.
  • Maintain oversight of the quality assurance process for the professional development content.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and data protection.
  • Work collaboratively across teams to create innovative learning solutions via a range of platforms.
  • Complete any relevant administrative tasks.
  • Undertake any other tasks set by the Directors.

Essential Criteria

  • Training / Learning & Development background / education background.
  • Hold a recognised training qualification.
  • Knowledge and experience writing professional development and/or L&D material.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of digital and e-learning training solutions.
  • IT literate / MS Office proficiency.
  • A self-motivated team player but happy to work on your own initiative.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to work autonomously with ownership of outcomes for key projects.
  • Creative, with an eye for detail and an ability to make E-Learning fun.
  • Ability to create pre and post evaluation surveys.
  • Willingness to travel for training events (as and when restrictions allow).
  • Be able to produce high quality work to meet short timescales.

Desirable Criteria

  • Safeguarding experience.
  • CIPD training accreditation.
  • A good understanding of social media platforms.
  • Experience of designing, implementing and delivering blended learning approaches.
  • An interest in developing an in-depth knowledge and understanding of safeguarding in the context of the digital world.

Place of work: Ocean House, 13 Edgewater Road, Belfast, BT3 9JQ

In order to comply with government directions during the pandemic, we have a blended approach to working from home, with an increasing presence in the office. Once restrictions are lifted, all staff will return to office working.

The company participates in the NI Smart: Asymptomatic Testing Programme with twice weekly Lateral Flow Testing made available for staff working in the office.

Hours of Work:
8 hours per day (a working day is 9.00am-5.00pm or other mutual arrangement. There will also be, on occasions, some additional hours including post 5pm and weekend duties as required).



Regular salary reviews are conducted and staff who meet our productivity targets are rewarded.

The successful candidate can expect to be supplied with top-of-the range equipment and will benefit from 28 days annual leave (full-time, pro-rata for part-time working), which increases with service.

As a company we strive to develop our staff and a training budget is available to ensure that staff can undertake relevant training.

The Directors have been keen to develop a family environment within the business and this ethos underpins our team spirit.

The following benefits are enjoyed by permanent members of our team:

  • Company pension scheme.

  • Subsidised gym membership.
  • 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.

Equal Opportunities

INEQE Safeguarding Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

Safeguarding Commitment

INEQE Safeguarding Group are committed to ensuring that all children and young people are protected from harm and exploitation and are able to thieve 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.

Access NI

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

The AccessNI Code of Practice can be found at:

A copy of our Equality and Diversity Policy, which deals with ex-offenders can be made available on request.

INEQE has a policy on the Secure Handling, Use, Storage and Retention of Disclosure information. A copy of the policy is available to all applicants on request.

How to Apply

To apply, applicants MUST complete ALL of the following steps:

  • 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. 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. Submit the form to [email protected].
  • Applicants who do not comply with this may not be considered.

Reference ID: Training and Development 0821

Application Deadline: 24/09/2021

Salary: £24,000.00-£30,000.00 per year depending on experience

Equal Opportunities Form