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Head of Welfare and Safeguarding

Archery GB

Archery GB is the national governing body for the sport of archery in the UK. Our vision is to enrich lives through archery in Great Britain, from grassroots to performance level.

1 Apr 2024
Full Time
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

This is a new role to provide leadership to our Welfare and Safeguarding team and enable the consistent and effective management of concerns, complaints and safeguarding issues across our organisation and membership.

In this critical role, you will be responsible for:

  • Driving positive change around acceptable behaviours and embedding a respectful and inclusive culture within our sport
  • Providing a comprehensive, sensitive and effective complaint service across the organisation
  • Supporting the National Lead Safeguarding Officer and team with meeting and exceeding our responsibilities regarding safeguarding matters, concerns, and case management

We are looking for candidates with proven experience in this area of work who have a passion for ensuring the highest of standards are maintained in both customer service and issue resolution. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the legal and policy framework around complaint handling and safeguarding and the ability to manage complexity. With excellent interpersonal skills they will balance assertiveness with diplomacy to ensure people feel heard and that fair and timely decisions are communicated.
Please note: we will also consider applicants who would prefer to work part time - minimum 3-4 days a week

How To Apply:

To apply, please click 'Apply Now' to begin the online application process and upload your CV and covering letter. 

Your covering letter (1 page only) should address the following: how your skills and experience equip you to deliver effectively in this role.  We positively welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

Further information about Archery GB can be found on our website: www.archerygb.org For an informal discussion, please contact: Wendy Stead, Director of Finance and Business Operations via email at [email protected]

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Legal, Regulatory & HR
Salary information
£35,000 - 40,000

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