Dec 02, 2019

Designated Safeguarding Officer & RESPECT Lead -Birmingham FA -Salary £24,000 - Closing date 14 December 2019

£24,000 yearly
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  • Office Based - Birmingham County FA HQ Ray Hall Lane B43 6JF
Full time Safety

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a passionate Safeguarding Officer to join the exceptional team at Birmingham County Football Association (BCFA).
The specific role will focus on delivering the FA’s Safeguarding Operating Standard both internally and driving and monitoring compliance within BCFA Leagues and Clubs.
The post holder will lead on BCFA’s own business compliance regarding safeguarding legislation and in line with FA policies and procedures. The new incumbent will also design and deliver innovative RESPECT interventions in order to improve participation behaviour across the game and inform and upskill the volunteer welfare officer workforce within BCFA affiliated Leagues and Clubs.
A dedicated team player, you will encourage cross-business teamwork and external collaboration in order to drive business plan objectives and positively impact on specific FA targets within the annual operation plan.

The candidate will be personable and a good team player, whilst always upholding the BCFA’s vision, values and behaviours and a Football For All ethos.
They will be a confident presenter, a good listener, engaging, well organised and able to manage their time which will include working unsocial hours from time to time.
Key Objectives:
• Support the delivery of the BCFA Business Plan objectives and achieve our National Game targets across the business in line within the annual Operation Plan.
• Support the BCFA’s safeguarding work, in line with legislation, FA Safeguarding Policy, Procedures and Regulations by contributing to the implementation of The FA’s Safeguarding Operating Standard for BCFA against specific National Game targets;
• Work in partnership with The Football Association, Clubs, Leagues, statutory agencies and other relevant organisations to manage concerns effectively and efficiently and to capture and disseminate best practice.
• Support, promote and manage the delivery of the FA RESPECT programme and achieve specific National Game targets
• Liaise and communicate with League and Club Welfare Officers and upskill the volunteer workforce
• Ensure BCFA is fully compliant with safeguarding legislation

How to apply
For more information about the role, please contact Richard Watson (Designated Safeguarding Lead Birmingham County FA) on  - 07980 830 656

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