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Safeguarding Officer

Safeguarding Officer
Zero Carbon Harrogate
Description of the role:

Zero Carbon Harrogate is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) working to effect change across the district so that we can rapidly become a leading low carbon economy. We are currently made up of volunteers only and are now seeking a Safeguarding Officer to ensure we meet the required standards of security for our members, volunteers and the public at large when we engage with them.

The Safeguarding Officer is responsible for ensuring that the safeguarding policy is appropriate and adhered to, making every effort to ensure that safeguarding efforts are as efficient and effective as possible.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

Whilst no pre-requisite qualifications are required, certification of competence provided by an approved organisation, such as HSQE (, would be beneficial. Due to the responsibility carried in this role, two references will be sort for any applicant.

Practical information:

The role will be supported by the Operations Manager and require a time commitment of approximately two hours per month.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
5 Manor Road
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 15.06.2022
Organisation Information

ZCH is bringing together individuals, community groups, local businesses and our politicians to work collaboratively to transform our district and become one of the first low carbon economies in the UK. We are developing and supporting low carbon projects in the district and celebrating local success stories, which showcase how businesses and individuals can significantly reduce their carbon emissions. We currently have groups focusing on food and food waste, buildings and energy, transport and carbon capture (typically through forestry management and tree planting).