We are seeking to recruit a Designated Safeguarding Assistant to carry out all aspects of the work in this key role within our organisation.
To join the team and be successful, the individual must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role on offer and how their expertise and experience will enable them to meet the essential and desirable criteria within the role.
The interview panel must be convinced of the individual’s passion, inspiration, and professionalism for the role.
The successful applicant will report to the Safeguarding Manager/Designated Safeguarding Officer.
Applicants should be computer literate, ideally have a football interest though not essential, with presentation and communication skills capable of carrying out and implementing administration systems.
The successful applicant will be joining our friendly safeguarding team, working alongside and report to the Safeguarding Manager/Designated Safeguarding Officer:
Hours of work are Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm (7hrs per day + 60 min break) - 35hrs per week, however as we work in sport with a volunteer workforce, some evening and weekend work will be required. Salary £20k-24k subject to experience and there will be a six-month probationary period for this role.
We are committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk, and anyone working with us will be required to follow our safeguarding policies.
Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through The FA DBS process. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.
What can we offer?
How to Apply
The recruitment pack provides the following to assist individuals in considering whether they have the relevant skills and attributes required for the role:
Please download and complete the 'Application Form' and click 'Apply Now' to email the completed application form to Vicki Windslow.
Or post to the address as follows:
Strictly Private & Confidential,
Designated Safeguarding Assistant
Sussex County FA
Closing date for applications is: Noon on Tuesday 12 July 2022
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 27 July 2022
Two references, one of which must be from the applicant’s current/most recent employer where possible, will be requested.
We pride ourselves on being an employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. We have a dedicated team to support any employee with a disability. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
We believe that football belongs to, and should be enjoyed by, anyone who wants to participate in it. We are committed to promoting equality within the business in every aspect of its work and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds, cultures, beliefs, and experiences to apply for this role, regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.
If any questions arise about the role or clarity is required on the recruitment pack, please contact:
T: 01903 768578
E: [email protected]