Sport Welfare Coordinator

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Closed for applications on 27/11/2023 09:00
£29,400 – £32,414 depending on depth of experience.
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Closing date:
27 Nov
Further Information
Salary: £29,400 – £32,414 depending on depth of experience.

Full-time: 37 hours per week

Fixed Term Contract until March 2027.

Location: County Durham Sport Offices, however you will be required to travel within County Durham and occasionally regionally. County Durham Sport has a Hybrid Working Policy in place.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 27th November 2023.

County Durham Sport (CDS) is looking for a well organised, flexible and personable individual to join the team.

About County Durham Sport

Our Vision – A Healthy Lifestyle Is An Easy Choice For Everyone

Our Mission – Challenging inequalities and changing lives through sport and physical activity

County Durham Sport is the Sport England funded Active Partnership for the area. An independent company, with charitable status, our role is to support, influence and improve the local delivery system for sport and physical activity and remove the barriers to moving. Ultimately, tackling inequalities is at the core of our work, we influence the system to ensure those people not currently accessing/benefitting from physical activity can get involved.

County Durham Sport has a passionate belief that everyone is able to improve the quality of their life through involvement in sport and physical activity. Our partnership’s ambition is to inspire and connect people and organisations to raise aspiration and remove the barriers to an active and healthy lifestyle and encourage our local system to reflect the needs, aspirations and requirements of the people and communities we serve.

About the role:

Within the role, funded by Sport England, you will be responsible for working with National Governing Bodies (NGBs) to help improve safeguarding standards and culture in local sports clubs by promoting good practice and safe sport for children, young people and adults in County Durham. The role will add capacity and expertise to the existing safeguarding work of NGBs and the Active Partnership (County Durham Sport).

The Sport Welfare Coordinator will help further understand safeguarding in local clubs e.g. how policies and procedures are implemented and cascaded and will help share good practice to help strengthen the welfare culture within local clubs.

The post holder will work closely with other Sport Welfare Officers across the national network, National Governing Bodies and wider organisations; to connect people working on welfare and safeguarding, both inside and outside sport. The successful candidate will be passionate about the impact sport and physical activity can have.

Sport specific experience is NOT essential to this role and we would welcome applications from inside or outside of the sector.

How to Apply

To apply please complete the application form on our website https://countydurhamsport.com/vacancies/sport-welfare-coordinator/ and return via email to hello@countydurhamsport.com please note that this will be the only form of application accepted.

Application deadline date: Closing date: 9am, Monday 27th November 2023.

Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing Wednesday 6th December 2023.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact: Becks Lippe (Director of Operations) on hello@countydurhamsport.com to arrange a phone call.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.