Designated Safeguarding Officer - Northamptonshire FA
Northamptonshire FA is inviting applications for the position of Designated Safeguarding Officer. Safeguarding is an ever-present priority for football and the DSO plays a pivotal role in ensuring that football is played in a safe and enjoyable environment.
- 9 Duncan Close, NN3 6WL
- Part Time
- Placed On
- Mon 6th August, 2018
- 12:00am - Wed 15th August, 2018
- Sport / Activity
About Designated Safeguarding Officer - Northamptonshire FA
Northamptonshire FA is inviting applications for the position of Designated Safeguarding Officer.
Safeguarding is an ever-present priority for football and the DSO plays a pivotal role in ensuring that football is played in a safe and enjoyable environment.
Reporting directly to the Business Manager, the successful applicant will be required to demonstrate knowledge of safeguarding and child protection, a working knowledge of the safeguarding legislation and the Government`s Working Together Guidance.
Experience of collating sensitive and detailed information and compiling written reports and statements will be essential. An understanding of the culture and structure of football, and/or working with volunteers would be beneficial, but not essential for the role.
You will work very much as part of a team focussed on safeguarding. You will be expected to be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. It is important that you have excellent interpersonal skills and that you have the ability to positively influence at all levels.
Whilst the role is office based you will be required to have a flexible approach to hours worked, as these might include weekend and possibly unsocial hours.
You should be in possession of a valid and current driving licence.
A job profile for this position can be downloaded HERE
This post is part time, three days equivalent per week, on a fixed term until June 30th 2019 with a view to it being extended thereafter.
Salary will be based on FA recommendations and will be discussed at interview.
The successful applicant will be required to complete an FA enhanced Criminal Records Check with Children's Barred List Check.
Interested applicants are required to send a covering letter along with a current CV, and the name of two references, marked Private & Confidential to:
R. M. Cotter (Chairman) 25 Tantree Way, Brixworth, Northampton, NN6 9UQ
Or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 15 August 2018
Interview date to be advised.
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