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Safeguarding Case Management Register Member

British Triathlon

British Triathlon is the National Governing Body for Triathlon, Duathlon and Aquathlon in Great Britain, responsible for raising the profile and delivering medal-winning performances and helping everyone discover, enjoy, and achieve in triathlon.

Posted
25 Jul 2022
Status
Voluntary
Location
England
Closing date
31 Dec 2022

POSITION OVERVIEW

Safeguarding Case Management Register Members will be expected to provide advice, guidance, and recommendations in relation to the management of safeguarding concerns, cases and adverse DBS/PVG disclosures on a case-by-case basis. They will be required to analyse the safeguarding risk based on the information available and provide justified and proportionate risk management solutions. Each member is expected to offer independent advice based on their experience and expertise.

The members are required to offer independent advice based on their experience and expertise, provide fair, considered, and proportionate advice with regard to safeguarding cases presented by British Triathlon, Triathlon England, Welsh Triathlon to Scottish Triathlon.

Time commitment for members will be dependent on the number of cases and concerns received.

MAIN TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate and make decisions in line with the British Triathlon Safeguarding Disciplinary Policy.
  • Offer advice and guidance where necessary in relation to safeguarding cases and to support the Lead Safeguarding Officer in managing cases.Provide independent opinion to assist decision-making.
  • Promote co-operation, consistency, and confidence in decision-making.
  • Make recommendations to inform the appropriate statutory agency (the police and/or the Local Authority Children’s Social Care Department/Adult Social Care Services) where a report is made relating to concerns about suspected or actual abuse of a child or adult at risk, and to comply with any directions or requirements they may make regarding the case.
  • Make recommendations on matters of safeguarding policy, strategy, and procedures.
  • Ratify/check and challenge any actions taken by the Lead Safeguarding Officer where required to by the Safeguarding Disciplinary Policy.
  • Advise upon the course of action where the Lead Safeguarding Officer has referred the matter to the Safeguarding Case Management Group for adverse DBS and PVG disclosures, and for referrals of individuals to the Disclosure and Barring Service or Disclosure Scotland.
  • Ensure consistency and appropriateness of assessment made in relation to adverse DBS or PVG disclosures.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and EXPERIENCE

  • Current knowledge of safeguarding and child or adult protection management achieved from statutory agency, legal, education, health service or other relevant experience.
  • Significant knowledge and experience or interest in the safeguarding of children, young people and adults in the sport or voluntary sector.
  • Understanding of the statutory context in which sport’s National Governing Bodies (NGBs) operate and the provision of activities for children, young people, and adults.
  • Ability to interpret and resolve complex and sometimes conflicting information around cases and concerns received.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present complex information clearly and concisely in oral and written form.
  • Diplomacy.
  • The ability to demonstrate a high level of confidentiality.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Passion for the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and adults.
  • Able to deal in a helpful, friendly, and professional way with a wide range of people.
  • Able to respond positively to a challenge.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to assess and balance risks and be willing to back their own judgment.
  • Flexible, and a team player.
  • Highly developed sense of personal integrity, independence, and confidentially are essential.
  • The role will work closely with and report to the Lead Safeguarding Officer of British Triathlon and/or other Home Nations.
  • The time commitment will be dependent on the number of cases and concerns received as well as availability of the role holder and so it is hoped that this can be mutually agreed.

The full nib description and person specification is available to download here - Job Description


HOW TO APPLY

Please click 'Apply Now' to send a CV and covering letter that explains what motivates you to apply and explaining why you feel you are suitable for the role.

Should you require any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact HR and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Closing Date -December 12, 2022 we are actively recruiting for these roles for the for the forseeable future, however we may close this once suitable sufficient applications have been received and so your early application is encouraged

British Triathlon and the Home Nations are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and volunteers, we are keen to address areas of underrepresentation across our workforce and would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from ethnically diverse communities, disabled people and people from the LGBT+ Community.

Details of our Equal Opportunities Policy can be found here.



Additional Information

Status
Voluntary
Job Type
Legal, Regulatory & HR
Safeguarding
Sport
Triathlon

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