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Safeguarding Officer

  • Location: East Midlands
  • Organisation: England Golf
  • Salary: £25,000 - £29,000 per annum
  • Closing Date: 25 October 2020 | Governance

Ensuring that our great game is safe for all participants is a very important aspect of our sport. Our Safeguarding Officer supports coordinating and conducting the investigations of safeguarding incidents, referrals and reports of poor practice. It is a central role in managing cases that require involvement at a national level.

This role is integral to managing the caseload efficiently and effectively. You will act as the initial fact finder/investigative officer for all reported concerns and coordinate the work with the independent investigators as required.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Previous safeguarding case management experience;
  • Knowledge and experience of safeguarding and working with children at an operational level;
  • Understanding of safeguarding and the roles and responsibilities of statutory agencies;
  • High levels of integrity and trust with the ability to deal with sensitive and confidential matters;
  • Ability to analyse and disseminate information;
  • An ability to undertake basic risk assessments;
  • Attitude and behaviour that respects and values diversity and promotes equal opportunity.

The successful applicant needs to be highly motivated with a positive, solution-focussed attitude and a clear understanding of confidentiality and the principles of data protection. A knowledge of the game of golf is not essential for the role.

This post has been identified as involving access to adults and/or children at risk and, in line with England Golf policy, successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service Check and must also have attended
a Safeguarding and Protecting Children course (SPC) or be willing to undertake one.

The position is full-time (Monday – Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm core hours) but you may be required to travel/work occasional weekends and evenings. 

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 25 October. 

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