Safeguarding Coordinator (Maternity Cover) - Southampton Football Club - Closing date 1 August 2021
Department: Safeguarding Accountable to: Safeguarding & Regulatory Manager Criminal Record Check: DBS Enhanced Hours: Full Time (08:30-17:00) Contract Type: Maternity Cover
What will you be doing?
You’ll be working closely with the Head of Safeguarding & Governance on Maternity cover contract to provide support to the Safeguarding department. You will work with teams across all the club’s sites and interact with all departments who come into contact with children or adults at risk (this includes our Academy, Saints Foundation and a large number of volunteers and casual staff).
You will be focused on assisting with the implementation of updated processes around core work areas, including the development and delivery of training, advising on processes and procedures, assisting with the scheduling and undertaking of internal audits and checks, and supporting with the management of the club’s host family provision.
You’ll be based at St Mary’s Stadium, in the city centre, just a 20-minute walk from the train station or if you’re a driver there’s free parking!
Is this you?
You love meeting people and you have a kind, approachable personality. You are very organised and have excellent interpersonal skills to help build relationships across the club and to handle sensitive enquiries/situations. You are used to working in a fast-paced environment and understand the need to be flexible and adaptable due to the nature of the role. Good IT skills is essential.
You do not need previous experience working in a Safeguarding department and we encourage any recent university graduates to apply!
How this benefits you…
If you are successful you can look forward to a healthy benefits package; • Access to x2 free match tickets for every home league game • 25 days’ holiday per year. • Life Assurance Cover of 2x salary. • Contributory Pension Scheme. • Incentivised Private Medical Insurance Scheme. • Child Care Vouchers. • Worldwide Travel Insurance. • Free onsite parking. • Discounted Southampton Football Club merchandise.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 1st August. *We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received. *