Safeguarding Police Officer
Safeguarding Police Officer
The Falkland Islands Government are in the process of implementing a new Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) to further enhance the Royal Falkland Islands Police Force’s capacity to share information providing timely safeguarding responses for children and vulnerable adults.
We are looking for a dynamic and committed MASH Officer, with rank of at least a Detective Constable, to join the team.
If you want to be a part of something that can make a real difference to the community it serves, come join our new team working with professionals from the Police, Social Services and other agencies to help create an environment committed to best safeguarding practices and principles.
This role will be part of a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Team (MAST) and will be based within the Social Services team. In this key position you will develop the police role within the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) to ensure that appropriate police response, lawful information sharing and referral to other agencies is provided in order to review and supervise the risk in relation to safeguarding vulnerable individuals. You will also develop and implement continuous improvement, quality assurance and best practice across the Hub to enhance service delivery whilst ensuring all standards are met minimising risk to the Force.
We are seeking a dedicated police officer who has specialist knowledge in Public Protection and Safeguarding and who can take the lead in both the development and provision of services relating to protecting the public.
The successful candidate will hold the rank of at least Detective Constable and have:
HOW TO APPLY:
If you recognise yourself in this description, have a sense of adventure and a true desire to make a difference to the community you live in, this is the job for you!
For more information and to apply online, please visit our recruitment website.
To discuss the post in more detail you can contact the Inspector Operations, Gary Roberts, by emailing GRoberts@police.gov.fk or by calling: +500 28100.
Applications close at 20.00 UK time, 21 April 2019.
If you have any questions about working for the Falkland Islands Government or would like further information about applying, you can find contact details at the above link.
The Falkland Islands
Set in the South Atlantic Ocean, around 400 miles east of South America and 8000 miles south-west of the UK, the Falkland Islands are a small, thriving community with a British way of life, benefiting from good local services, a varied social calendar and an absence of traffic jams!
The Falkland Islands’ stunning natural environment provides an unspoiled landscape and amazing wildlife to observe and explore, including penguins, whales and dolphins, all seen from the shore.
For those with a sense of adventure, it provides opportunities which are hard to match anywhere else in the world. For more information on the Islands click here.
Falkland Islands Government (FIG)
The Falkland Islands is a British Overseas Territory, with full internal self-government.
As the largest employer in the Falkland Islands, we offer many unique and fulfilling job opportunities, across the full spectrum of public services. Our responsibilities include those typically managed by central government – taxation, legislation and policy, as well as those usually managed on a local level such as town planning, health and social services, and education. FIG also provides services specific to the needs of the Falkland Islands, such as fisheries research, power generation and the Government Air Service, FIGAS.
For more information about working for Falkland Islands Government, take a look at our recruitment microsite.