Sport Welfare Officer – Active Cumbria – CMB732e
Location(s): This post will operate across the whole of Cumbria, so will be able to access a range of Council buildings. Home working is also available.
Contract: Fixed Term to 31/03/2027
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £33,945 - £34,834
About this opportunity
We are looking for a passionate and talented individual to take on this exciting new role within Active Cumbria. The role will be part of a national network of Sport Welfare Officers, supporting National Govering Bodies of Sport (NGBs) and their local clubs to promote good practice and safe sport for children, young people and adults in Cumbria.
The Officer will add capacity and expertise to the existing safeguarding work of NGBs and Active Cumbria. They will help develop positive safeguarding cultures in local clubs and shape and share good practice, providing training, advice, support and guidance.
They will work closely with other Sport Welfare Officers, NGBs, clubs, statutory safeguarding agencies, and other relevant organisations to connect people working on welfare and safeguarding, both inside and outside sport.We’re looking for someone with excellent communication and influencing skills, along with high level organizational, and relationship skills, as well as having a positive and flexible attitude.
This post will involve working from home and other Council bases, with travel around Cumbria expected as well as some regional and national travel.
If you would like an informal discussion or more detail around either role contact Richard Johnston, Senior Manager (Operations) via email@example.com or 07973811204
What can we offer you!
This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 and requires an enhanced DBS check with a Children and Adults Barred List check.
Please note this role involves working in regulated activity with adults and/or Children. It is an offence for people who are barred from working in regulated activity to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with adults and Children.
Application and Interview information
Closing date: 29th November 2023
Interview date: 8th December 2023
We are currently operating both in-person and virtual interviews. Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process for this specific position, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.
If you are invited to a virtual interview, this will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software, which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.
At Cumberland Council we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all employees, volunteers and the Externally Provided Workforce (EPWs) to share this commitment.
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
Cumberland Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.
As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.
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