The Combined Counties League are looking for a person with safeguarding experience and appropriate training to take on the role of the League Welfare Officer.
The League Welfare Officer will be responsible for promoting safeguarding within the league and working with others to ensure a safe and inclusive environment is achieved.
The League Welfare Officer will be clear about the Leagues responsibilities when running activities involving young people and vulnerable adults. This involves ensuring these responsibilities are well understood by others, working in collaboration with others in the investigation of issues and working with County Welfare Officer’s and Club Welfare Officer’s when required.
The League Welfare Officer will also promote The FA’s Respect programme and helping to develop best practice. They will ensure that any relevant policies and procedures are in place and maintained. Attendance at appropriate FA training and seminars relating to Welfare issues is required.
This is a volunteer role which requires attendance at the league monthly management meeting, regular attendance at competition matches, attendance at any sub-committee meetings as assigned (normally via electronic conference) and must be available to act should a welfare issue be reported.
A full role specification and application form are available on request.