The County Ground, Letchworth

Vacancy: Designated Safeguarding Officer

An exciting opportunity to join our team as Designated Safeguarding Officer

Hertfordshire FA have an exciting vacancy here at The County Ground

You could be part of the team responsible for ensuring that Safeguarding Operating Standards are met within Hertfordshire, helping promote and educate best practice throughout football

This fantastic opportunity offers the right candidate the chance to join our team and embed our values of Honesty, Efficiency, Respect, Teamwork and Trust, maximising the impact of safeguarding on football in Hertfordshire and assisting our grassroots volunteers in making football safe For All.

Designated Safeguarding Officer

Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 35 hours
Starting Salary: Circa £28,000
Based: Hertfordshire FA, Baldock Road, Letchworth, SG6 2EN (flexible working options available)

This position reports directly to the Chief Executive and will function to drive Safeguarding Operating Standards across football in Hertfordshire and help to support our volunteer workforce to deliver best practice, in conjunction with The Football Association.

Helping support our volunteers to administer, play, coach and officiate in a safe environment is at the heart of how we operate.

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How to Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter to

Closing date for all applications: 12pm on Monday 21st September
Interview date: w/c Monday 28th September 2020

All applicants who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted by Friday 25th September 2020.

Hertfordshire FA are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Equality and diversity monitoring

We would appreciate if you could complete Hertfordshire FA’s Diversity Monitoring Form along with your application. Completion of this form is entirely optional, however it does provide the Association with the opportunity to track the breadth and depth of the applications from different parts of the community. This should be filled in anonymously and sent back to us separately. They will be collated only for the purpose of monitoring diversity and will not be used to identify individuals.