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We are now recruiting for a Sport Welfare Officer to join our team.

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £33,945 - £34,834 per annum
Workbase: This post will operate across the whole of Cumbria, so will be able to access a range of Council buildings. Home working is also available.
Contract: Fixed term to 31.03.27

We are looking for a passionate and talented individual to take on this exciting new role within Active Cumbria. The role will be part of the national network of Sport Welfare Officers, supporting National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) and their local clubs to promote good practice and safe sport for children, young people and adults in Cumbria.

The Officer will add capacity and expertise to the existing safeguarding work of NGBs and Active Cumbria. They will help develop positive safeguarding cultures in local clubs and shape and share good practice, providing training, advice, support and guidance.

They will work closely with other Sport Welfare Officers, NGBs, clubs, statutory safeguarding agencies, and other relevant organisations to connect people working on welfare and safeguarding, both inside and outside sport.

Closing date: 29th November 2023 

Interview date: 8th December 2023