Join our Team! Safeguarding Adults in Unregulated Sport and Activity Officer (fixed term/part time)

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We have an exciting new role for a safeguarding expert to make a difference in the unregulated sport and activity sector.

About the Role

This role is a brand new post with the Safeguarding Adults in Sport team at the Ann Craft Trust. The post holder will influence future planning and delivery of safeguarding advice and support to the unregulated sport and recreation sector. This post has been developed in response to specific safeguarding concerns that exist within the world of unregulated sport and activity. For instance, last year the Ann Craft Trust collaborated with professional wrestling to discuss the #SpeakingOut campaign, which looked to address allegations of sexual misconduct in British wrestling.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for reviewing and developing services in relation to adults at risk in unregulated sport and for identifying, planning and implementing new initiatives in line with current practice. They will develop and deliver a training strategy, offer advice and information to unregulated sport and recreation organisations and represent the sector at key consultations nationally.

We are Looking for People Who:

  • Have a social work or other relevant qualification and vocational experience.
  • Have good communication and organisational skills.
  • Have experience of influencing strategic partners and stakeholders.
  • Have a proven track record of working with adults at risk and up to date knowledge of safeguarding adult issues.

This is part time (14.5h per week), fixed term post until 01 May 2022.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the CEO of the Ann Craft Trust, tel: 0115 9515400 or email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Please apply using the University of Nottingham website. 

About the Ann Craft Trust

The Ann Craft Trust is a UK wide charity which is committed to safeguarding adults and young people at risk based at the University of Nottingham. We work with a wide range of organisations including UK Sport, Sport England and Sport Wales supporting best practice in safeguarding adults at risk. Our Safeguarding in Sports Team supports sport and activity organisations to safeguard adults by providing information, resources and training from grassroots to elite level. We also provide tailored support for organisations to bench mark their governance and practice and to take the next steps to ensure their sport is a safe space for all.

Apply Now

Please apply using the University of Nottingham website before Tuesday 11 May 2021. To learn more about the role, you can read the full job description here.