+ Safeguarding Manager


£32,730.50 – £36,311


Across BLGC sites and hybrid working




35 hours varied work pattern

The Role:

You will lead on developing a culture of safeguarding requires across the charity and influence the strategic and operational focus. Key to this will be drive and develop on organisational practice and implement and manage change to systems, policies and procedures. You will take the lead on safeguarding audits, quality assurance standards, and a safeguarding developmental plan. You will be responsible for ensuring we are compliant on safeguarding training and all charity commission and other regulators requirements (NHS, Ofsted) around safeguarding and safer recruitment. You will lead on any investigations around staff and volunteers were there is a safeguarding concern and work with other agencies such as LADO, childrens services and the police.

You will need to be flexible in the hours worked to ensure that all teams have access advice, support and learning. Resilience, a willingness to learn and develop and keep up to date with the changing systemic landscape and key to this role.


If you are interested in applying for this position please complete the application form and return with your CV to: Head of HR BLGC 18 Spa Road Bolton BL1 4AG or email to  recruitment@blgc.co.uk


Bolton Lads & Girls Club (BLGC) is an innovative, dynamic and progressive children and young people’s charity based in Bolton. Established in 1889, our mission statement is “to enable children and young people, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, to live happier, healthier and positive lives by providing somewhere to go that’s safe and modern, something to do that is inspiring and engaging, and someone to talk to when they need it the most”.  Open 51 weeks of the year, we provide a vast array of opportunities to improve the lives of our 4,000 active members through universal and targeted services.  We operate across three sites, employ around 100 people and have the support and commitment of 100 volunteers.  Over the last few years we have seen the demand for our services increase significantly and we’ve set ourselves a target to help more young people than ever.

BLGC were the first youth organisation to be awarded ‘Youth organisation of the year’ by UK Youth and we are the proud recipient of the Queens Award, amongst other prestigious awards. Our charity has a strong reputation locally, regionally and nationally. We are ambitious and aspirational and are growing and have recently re-opened our main centre in the heart of Bolton following a major £2.6m refurbishment programme

All staff have free access to our high-quality gym, during the day, you will also be enrolled into our pension plan and have access to free holiday club child-care. We offer flexible working, and have a wellbeing offer for you to access at times when you may need it. We have a fantastic track record for professional development and training opportunities, and are committed to developing our team. 

Come and join us in a fun working environment, where no two days are the same . It’s an exciting time to join BLGC!