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Welfare & Safe Sport Director

British Gymnastics

British Gymnastics, also known as the British Amateur Gymnastics Association, is the sports governing body for gymnastics and Trampolining in the UK.

9 Sep 2022
Full Time
Closing date
2 Oct 2022

We are looking for a Welfare & Safe Sport Director to work across the organisation and with the gymnastics community to support welfare and safe gymnastics environments. The focus will be on a positive and person-centred approach, ensuring the welfare of all involved is paramount in our approach and thinking.

As our Welfare & Safe Sport Director you will bring real focus and practical expertise to this critical area; build strong and effective relationships with influencers across the business, ensuring a holistic approach and working with and through the community, with gymnasts, coaches, clubs, parents and volunteers to support environments where everyone understand what is needed and people feel safe and empowered to speak up if there are areas of concern, knowing they will be listened to and action will be taken.

Leading a team of experts with responsibility for welfare and safe sport ensuring all involved play an integrated and proactive role in delivering, and promoting the highest levels of welfare, safeguarding, standards, and ensuring processes are fair and equitable.

To help shape the organisations approach to welfare and safe sport, you will be responsible for ensuring the interests of participants, hearing their voices and seeking lived experiences. Engaging and working with the gymnastics community, from gymnasts, coaches, clubs, judges, parents, and volunteers to shape our strategic approach to this work.

The developing of relationships within British Gymnastics and with external stakeholders will be key to the success of this proactive role. Demonstrating effective and consistent communication across the community, ensuring this is also understood, implemented, and embedded to support these safe sport environments.

A key aim for this role is to play a strategic leadership role across the organisation, collaborating in the delivery of Reform 25 (British Gymnastics' action plan to the Anne Whyte recommendations as part of our commitment to changing the sport for the better by working together to create safe, positive and fair experiences for all in gymnastics) to ensure everyone understands our role in supporting welfare and safe sport environments.

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Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Player Welfare
Salary information
up to £70,000

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