Do you believe that being active can change people’s lives?
Do you want to work on projects that will shape the future of London for the better?
Could you help us improve Londoners’ health and happiness by making the capital a more physically active city?
This is a new role that will add capacity and expertise to the existing safeguarding work of NGBs and London Sport. You will help further understand safeguarding in local clubs e.g. how policies and procedures are cascaded and help share good practice, bringing those from different sports together.
Working closely with other Sport Welfare Officers, National Governing Bodies and wider organisations; to connect people working on welfare and safeguarding, both inside and outside sport. The officer will also bring an understanding of diversity of London’s population and how clubs should seek to reflect this.
Sport England’s policy response to The Whyte Review, published with UK Sport in January 2023, included the proposal to fund this professional network of Sport Welfare Officers using National Lottery grants.
You are an enthusiastic and confident person who will be a key part of our Community Sport team. Working closely with colleagues across the team under the leadership of the Strategic Lead for Community Sport, you will deliver support and services to London Sport colleagues in these three key areas.
Central to this will be building relationships with the London Sport teams working directly to help more people to become physically active.
This role will require some evening and weekend work for which employees will be able to take time off in lieu
Salary grade: £29,000 - £34,000 plus £6,000 London weighting
Duration of contract: Full time 35hours pw fixed-term contract (3.5 years) but flexible to part-time
London Sport champions equality and is an inclusive organisation that strives to reflect London’s diversity in our appointments. We particularly welcome applications from:
How To Apply:
Please click 'Apply Now' to begin the online application process.
Download the recruitment pack here.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please email [email protected]