Designated Safeguarding Officer
We are a local community club who compete at the highest levels of football on a global stage. Our ambition is to be a top ten Premier League club and a top four Women's Super League club. A commitment to high performance and high professional standards is at the heart of everything we do.
Provide expert safeguarding advice to enable and support a robustly safe culture and environment.
You will work within the Performance & Wellbeing team alongside Player Care, Psychology, and the Senior Safeguarding Manager to ensure all prospective, current and outgoing players have the highest level of support in their journeys at Brighton & Hove Albion FC. You will be a visible and approachable face of safeguarding and have a passion to promote good practice through training and workshops.
It is essential that you have experience of working with children and young people in an educational or youth centred setting, experience of holding safeguarding responsibilities and a strong knowledge of thresholds and referral processes. You will also have a good working knowledge of the principles in KSCIE (Keeping Children Safe in Education) and Working Together to Safeguard Children guidance. You will have a natural ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and also the ability to maintain ongoing professional relationships with external stakeholders.
Our values play a pivotal role in our success
Our values are not just a list of words we expect our colleagues to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors. As a team we live and breathe these values.
Our values are:
Treat People Well
Aim High. Never Give Up
Act with Integrity
Make it Special
How we say thank you
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a reward package which will include, but not limited to:
Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
23 days leave plus 8 bank holidays rising to 28 days with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
Season ticket loan
Priority access to Premier League match tickets, subject to availability and access to free WSL tickets for 22/23 season (upon completion of probation)
Free on-site parking at the Amex and the training ground
In-house training programme and Continuing Professional Development opportunities
Discounts at the Club superstore and online
Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Enhanced club pension scheme
Access to occupational health and mental health support
Group life protection
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Our core values mean that we have a strong ethical culture which allows us to meet the needs of our diverse audience, both on and off the pitch. We encourage applications from individuals regardless of their age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.
Safeguarding is part of everything we do
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
This is a UK based job. It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. All offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and right to work, as well as a full reference history. We do not offer sponsorship for applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK.