Safeguarding and Compliance Co-ordinator

Confident, proud and passionate people drive our success and we’re building Bernicia to be a business people want to be part of. We’ve an enviable reputation as one of the North East’s largest and most successful housing providers; building, renting, selling and managing homes as well as providing specialist care and support services to over 60,000 customers.

Are you interested in a career with an organisation committed to making a difference to customers, tenants and communities?  Are you passionate about delivering frontline housing management and looking for a new challenge?  Then you may be interested in our latest vacancy.

Safeguarding and Compliance Coordinator

Care and Support

  • Permanent post
  • Full-time, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Salary £35,518 per annum, plus a car allowance
  • Based in either of our offices in Pity Me, Durham or Ashington, Northumberland

This post offers a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Safeguarding and Compliance Coordinator to join our Care and Support team and help us to deliver an excellent customer experience.

We’re looking for an exceptional talent to coordinate our approach to safeguarding and to support the compliant delivery of our operational services.  You’ll be responsible for providing a variety of practical support and organisational activities as well as helping to shape our services to meet changing needs.

A highly organised individual and excellent communicator you'll have a strong track record of delivering results, significant experience of safeguarding practice, a focus on robust performance management and the ability to demonstrate strength in coordinating others.

We never get complacent at Bernicia, so you’ll seek out opportunities to continuously improve services to meet challenging targets and obtain best value for customers; working in partnership with stakeholders, external partners and colleagues.

A full job description for the role is available in the links to the right.

As this role involves mobile working, you must hold a full current driving licence and have access to a car for business use.

This post is also subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Bernicia offers competitive salaries, alongside generous pensions and holiday entitlement, career progression, rewards, and a benefits suite with great discounts and savings on every day and luxury items.

As well as offering great terms and conditions, we’re moving to truly agile ways of working which gives colleagues greater flexibility to deliver exceptional services no matter if they are working in the office, from home or out in the field.

If you want to know a bit more about this post please ring Lucy on 0191 238 3869.

The closing date for submission is 12noon Friday, 28 January 2022

We reserve the right to close this recruitment campaign earlier than the stated closing date should we receive a large number of applicants.

Bernicia is fully committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and we particularly welcome applicants from people with disabilities and groups who are currently underrepresented at Bernicia.


£35,518 per annum, plus a car allowance


Permanent - Full Time


Full-time, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Closing Date



Pity Me or Ashington Offices