Safeguarding and Protection Manager

Are you determined and enthusiastic Social Worker with a proven background in Safeguarding & Protection, Management and Quality and Safety management?

A Very exciting opportunity has arisen for a Safeguarding and Protection Manager within a well-established Disability Service located in Kildare.

Medforce Recruitment are seeking a Safeguarding and Protection Manager to support and safeguard Service users with Disabilities and special needs.

I am interested to speak with a Highly Experienced Social Worker who share the same vision, and ambition as this wonderful organisation. I would like to hear from Social Workers who can inspire the Safeguarding team.

Purpose of the role: 

To act as a full support function to the organisation in ensuring all Service users with Support Needs are safeguarded and protected from all forms of abuse.  Management and supervision of all staff within the Safeguarding Team.

Role: This is a full-time permanent position, Monday-Friday. Based in Kildare with travel to the other locations.

Working hours Flexibility in relation to working hours as relevant to the role.

Travel: Essential travelling expenses will be paid at the appropriate rate in respect of travel necessarily performed and approved by their manager in the discharge of duties

Salary:€45,773- €66,341 per annum plus benefits.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Enhancing and further developing management reporting systems and safeguarding data collection and developing this function within Safeguarding in conjunction with the National Safeguarding Office’s client information system.
  2. Management of the administrative function ensuring adequate administrative support. Ensuring administrative functions are processed within deadlines and compliant with policy. This includes timely responses to referral by phone, email, post and through portal and management of records held by the department in compliance with GDPR and other relevant areas of legislation.
  3. Monitoring of referral trends and outcomes within safeguarding and consistency of this data with comparable services / areas of the country. Collation of same in quarterly and annual report format Oversee the department electronic file system; ensure staff have accurate data and are supported in regular electronic reviews of their systems.
  4. Ensure that on site audits are completed at least quarterly by the Safeguarding and Protection Team, All actions to be logged with the Person in Charge as an additional support in ensuring actions are completed.
  5. Ensure there is attendance at monthly Management Meetings.
  6. Oversee maintenance and reporting on Safeguarding Training Records.
  7. Support administrative and professional staff in administrative liaison and collaborative relationship between the Safeguarding, internal and external stakeholders: including Designated Officers and administration within Section 38 and 39 agencies

Education and Skills

If you have the right attitude, drive and creativity to transform and take this organisation to the next level we would love to hear from you!


If you have a genuine passion for people and pride yourself in going above and beyond to give extraordinary care, your outstanding future as a Regional Care Manager could be moments away.

To discuss this fantastic role in detail please contact Charlene Cooke by Phone: 085-8768218 or send your up to date CV to



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