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Safeguarding Coordinator


Employment Type

Part-time (0.6) for a fixed term of six months.

Applications Close

Friday, 22 September 2023


This role sits in our Melbourne office and there may be a requirement to travel to other offices locally and interstate occasionally.

The Safeguarding Coordinator will support the Safeguarding Director to review and enhance safeguarding practices within ERCS. They will assist in the delivery of training and development of reports to ensure compliance across all ERCS sites.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Completion of preliminary assessments/triage of case consultations;

  • Reviewing safeguarding policies and procedures;

  • Development of Safeguarding resources;

  • Delivering staff training and inductions;

  • Compiling preliminary reporting data;

  • Assisting in the development of online reporting process and supporting the integration across to CRM; and, 

  • Management of the Safeguarding file system.

About You:

This position would suit a safeguarding specialist who is wanting to expand on their current experience to make a difference in the community. You will be a self-starter who thrives on developing and implementing best practice safeguarding principles within an organisation.

You will also have:

  • A Post Graduate qualification in social work, community development, psychology, counselling or other relevant qualification;

  • A Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role;

  • A National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check;

  • Experience of Safeguarding practices and policies;

  • Experience in designing and delivering training programs;

  • Experience in reporting child or adult-at-risk safety concerns;

  • Sound awareness of statutory reporting child safe requirements;

  • Sound awareness of the national child safe principles; and, 

  • Demonstrated report writing and presentation skills.

All applications must include a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and your curriculum vitae.

This position is part-time (0.6) for a fixed term of six months, you must be available to work Mondays and Fridays. This role sits in our Melbourne office and there may be a requirement to travel to other offices locally and interstate occasionally. 

You can apply for this role on Seek, here. 

For more information on this opportunity please contact our HR Manager, Anita Morlacci on 0421 880 801 or email

ERCS is a child safe organisation, committed to the protection of children and adults-at-risk. ERCS is committed to a safe culture for all and has zero tolerance of any abuse, discrimination including racism and a zero tolerance of inaction in regard to concerns of this nature

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