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Safeguarding Adults at Risk in Sport Officer (Wales)

University of Nottingham

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £30,942 to £40,322 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd September 2020
Closes: 23rd October 2020
Job Ref: SOC089120

Applications are invited for this post which will offer a mix of homeworking and the opportunity for a hot desk based at the Head Office, Sport Wales, Cardiff. The Ann Craft Trust is a registered national charity committed to safeguarding disabled children and adults at risk from abuse.

This exciting new post offers an opportunity to influence future planning and delivery of safeguarding advice and support to sport and recreation organisations in Wales. The successful candidate will have responsibility for reviewing and developing services in relation to adults at risk in sport and for identifying, planning and implementing new initiatives in line with current practice. They will ensure that the sports sector are addressing the safeguarding of adults in sport, develop and deliver a training strategy and offer advice, information and support across sport and recreation.

Candidates should have a social work or other relevant qualification and/or vocational experience. They should have good communication and organisational skills as well as experience of influencing strategic partners and stakeholders. A proven track record of working with adults at risk and up to date knowledge of safeguarding adults issues is required. Knowledge of the sports sector in Wales would be desirable.

This role is available on a fixed-term basis until 31 March 2022. Hours of work are part-time (18 hours per week).

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Deborah Kitson, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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