designated safeguarding officer vacancy

Designated Safeguarding Officer vacancy

We are looking for a person with significant safeguarding experience and a passion for grassroots football to join our team

designated safeguarding officer

Gloucestershire FA is the governing body of football in the County. We grow participation, promote diversity and regulate the sport for everyone to enjoy. With over 600 Clubs and 2,300 teams of all ages and abilities playing in the County, Gloucestershire FA is proud to support Football For All. 

We are a friendly and inclusive team and as an organisation, we promote the health, well-being and development of our staff. We have evolved a hybrid flexible working environment that enables staff to work from the office as well as offering the flexibility of working remotely in agreement with the line manager. 

We are looking for a person with significant safeguarding experience and a passion for grassroots football to join our team. The successful candidate will manage the Association’s safeguarding work in accordance with FA safeguarding policy, procedures, regulations, standards and guidance. They will manage child and adults at risk protection concerns and play a very significant role in implementing and maintaining The FA Safeguarding 365 Standard for County FAs, driving safer practice and culture in grassroots football. 

This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) permanent employment, your working pattern is subject to agreement with your line manager and may vary to accommodate the needs of our business such as evening and/or weekend working. A salary of up to £30,000 per annum (subject to experience) is offered plus staff benefits including a personal development programme, high-quality training, networking opportunities, contributory pension, and life insurance.

To view the role profile, person specification and to download the application form, please visit www.GloucestershireFA.com/vacancies.

The closing date for applications is midday, 15th March 2022. Interviews will be held at Gloucestershire FA’s HQ on Wednesday 23th March 2022. 

If you have any questions about the role or the selection process, please contact CEO and Senior Safeguarding Lead, David Neale, on 01454 615888 for an informal discussion.