Designated Safeguarding Assistant Vacancy

Surrey FA requires a committed, enthusiastic and flexible individual to support the delivery of their strategy.

DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING ASSISTANT: Salary Scale: £20,000 - £24,000 (based on experience)

The post holder will be required to assist the Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO) to manage the Surrey FA safeguarding work, in line with legislation, FA safeguarding policy, procedures, regulations, standards and guidance.
The Designated Safeguarding Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Designated Safeguarding Officer to strategically manage effective Club Welfare Officer networks; liaising with the Local Authority Designated Officers, Local Safeguarding Partnerships, Local Safeguarding Adult Boards, Children’s and Adults’ Social Care Services, Police Child Protection Teams and support club welfare officers (youth, adults and disability teams) to be compliant with safeguarding legislation, FA safeguarding policy, best-practice guidance and education programmes.
The successful individual must have a proven track record working within a team, as well as a safeguarding qualification and/or relevant experience in a child protection, safeguarding, or welfare role.
Closing date: 5pm on Sunday 10th July 2022

Due to the number of applications we receive for such vacancies, we are unable to respond to everyone and as such if you have not heard from us by Friday the 1st July you should consider that you have not been selected for interview.
Interview date: Thursday 14th July 2022 

The position is full-time and is based at Surrey FA’s Headquarters at Meadowbank Football Ground in Dorking, Surrey.   
To apply, please send the application form and completed equality monitoring form to Anne-Marie Cliffe, Surrey FA, Meadowbank Football Ground, Mill Lane, Dorking, RH4 1DX or by email to Anne-marie.cliffe@surreyfa.com.
Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, which will include a Criminal Records Check.
Surrey FA is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our Equality policy is available on our website