Child Welfare and Safeguarding Officer

  • Football Association of Ireland
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 20 Feb, 2021
Full time Community Safeguarding Youth

Job Description

Job description

The Position:

  • Child Welfare and Safeguarding is an ever expanding area within the Football Association Ireland. This is a result of the current Legislation in Ireland and the extra emphasis which UEFA and FIFA are now placing in this area. The Child Welfare and Safeguarding Officer will play an active part in ensuring all administration functions are carried out within the Department in an efficient and timely manner. The role will involve the handling of, high end administrational duties, in-depth queries or complaints, and also liaising with key stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Key member of FAI Child Welfare And Safeguarding Team
  • Handle and carry out all administration in relation to casework, complaints of poor practice and child welfare concerns, correspond to all parties and collect all information
  • Keep detailed records and audit trails of all complaints
  • Address any queries in relation to Child Welfare and Safeguarding
  • Handle and carry out all administration and correspondence to Garda Vetting Applicants for Child Welfare and Safeguarding committee
  • Handle all administration for Child Welfare and Safeguarding committee
  • All financial administration for the department
  • Keep records and audits for all Stand Down orders or Bans
  • Any other work assigned by the Department Manager

Job requirements

  • Experience in the area of safeguarding
  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders in a clear and transparent manner
  • Administration Experience
  • Proven I.T. skills
  • Excellent Time Management and Communication skills
  • Organisational Skills