Safeguarding & Welfare Administrator Vacancy

Job Opportunity - Designated Safeguarding Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Liverpool County FA.

Are you passionate about grassroots football across our great county and how it should be played in a safe environment for all of our young and vulnerable participants?

If so, Liverpool County FA may have the perfect role on offer for you.

We are looking for a dedicated Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO) to join our hard-working team at Liverpool County FA.

This is an exciting time to be joining the team as Liverpool County FA. 

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, our motivated Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO) will manage our safeguarding work in line with national legislation, FA safeguarding policies, procedures and regulations. 

The DSO will lead the implementation and delivery of all safeguarding policy and procedures within Liverpool County FA, accountable for all relevant areas of The FA’s Safeguarding Operating Standard. The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate thorough knowledge of safeguarding and child protection as well as a working knowledge of safeguarding legislation. 

Liverpool County FA are looking for a candidate with experience of collating sensitive and detailed information as well as experience in the compilation of high-quality written reports and statements. A knowledge and understanding of the culture and structure of football, particularly grassroots football, would be beneficial. 

The successful applicant will also be required to work proactively in partnership with the FA, statutory agencies and other relevant organisations to manage concerns effectively and efficiently. Evening and weekend work will be expected from time to time.

This post is offered on a full-time basis (35 hours per week Monday to Friday) with occasional evening and weekend working. The successful candidate will receive 20 days holiday p/annum excluding Bank Holidays. 

A salary starting at £27,000 p/annum is on offer, dependent on experience.

For further information or a conversation about the role please contact David Pugh

Please note the closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 12th February 2021

Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Further information can also be found in the application pack, available at the link below.