9th August 2022
England Handball is hiring for the following role:
JOB TITLE: Safeguarding Officer
RESPONSIBLE TO: Chief Executive Officer
You will strive to ensure that all those participating in Handball, whether as a participant, coach, referee, volunteer or staff member, can do so in a safe and welcoming environment.
You will be part of the drive to ensure that safeguarding services are offered to the highest standard and that the organisation runs smoothly, efficiently and economically in line with current sector standards of safeguarding compliance and good practice.
You will develop impactful relationships and partnerships with local, regional and national agencies that will allow capacity and capability to be developed. As Safeguarding Lead, you will design, develop and implement an effective and robust safeguarding framework across England.
The Safeguarding Officer will be accountable to, and appraised by, the Chief Executive Officer.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
The Safeguarding Officer does not have direct line management responsibility. However, on occasion there may be a requirement to manage or supervise the EHA’s volunteer workforce.
Location of post
It is anticipated that the post will be remotely based. Due to the nature of this job, and the potential for occasional travel across the country, you must hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle for work purposes.
NB. This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity you will be required to work and can be amended with consultation in the light of the changing needs of the organisation.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following key skills and experience: