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Volunteer Opportunity: Child Welfare Officer

Volunteer Opportunity: Child Welfare Officer

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As the Child Welfare Officer, you will play a pivotal role in upholding our club's values

Are you passionate about creating a safe and nurturing environment for children to thrive? Are you dedicated to ensuring that every child's experience in grassroots football is positive and empowering? If so, we invite you to apply for the position of Child Welfare Officer at Clifton All Whites.

About Clifton All Whites:

Clifton All Whites is more than just a football club – we are a community dedicated to fostering the growth and development of young athletes both on and off the pitch. With a rich history spanning decades, our club prides itself on its commitment to inclusivity, sportsmanship, and excellence.

Responsibilities:

As the Child Welfare Officer, you will play a pivotal role in upholding our club's values and ensuring the safety and well-being of our young players. Your responsibilities will include:

Safeguarding: Implementing and maintaining robust safeguarding policies and procedures to protect children from harm, abuse, or exploitation. This includes conducting thorough background checks for coaches and volunteers, establishing clear guidelines for appropriate behaviour, and responding promptly to any safeguarding concerns.

Compliance: Ensuring that Clifton All Whites is compliant with all relevant child welfare laws, regulations, and guidelines. This involves staying up-to-date on legislation and best practices, conducting regular audits of our safeguarding policies, and liaising with local authorities and football governing bodies as necessary.

Support and Intervention: Acting as a trusted point of contact for children, parents, and coaches who have questions, complaints, or concerns related to child welfare. You will offer compassionate support to those in need, conduct thorough investigations into any reported incidents, and collaborate with relevant stakeholders to implement appropriate interventions and solutions.

Requirements:

  • To excel in this role, you will need:
  • A genuine passion for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
  • The ability to collaborate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, including children, parents, coaches, volunteers, and external agencies.
  • A strong understanding of relevant child welfare legislation, regulations, and best practices (training will be provided for the right candidate).
  • Previous experience in a child welfare or safeguarding role is highly desirable but not essential.

How to Apply:
Please email cwo@fsmcentres.co.uk

At Clifton All Whites, we believe that every child deserves the opportunity to pursue their passion for football in a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment. Join us in building a brighter future for the next generation of athletes.

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