We are currently looking to recruit a Club Welfare Officer. The details of the role are listed below.  If you are interested in the role or have any questions please contact Goodwinr@Manchesterfire.gov.uk or call 07971 964254.

Role:

Club Welfare Officer
Payment: Voluntary (Out of pocket expenses paid)
Location:Moss Side Fire Station Boxing Club

Job description: Club Welfare Officer

About the role

 

The person within the boxing club with primary responsibility for managing and reporting concerns about children and for putting into place procedures to safeguard children in the club.

 

Duties and responsibilities

 

  • Work with others in the club to ensure a positive child-centred environment

  • Assist the organisation to fulfil its responsibilities to safeguard children at club level

  • Assist the organisation to implement its safeguarding children plan at club level

  • Act as the first point of contact for staff, volunteers, parents, children and young people where concerns about children’s welfare, poor practice or abuse are identified

  • Act as the first point of contact with the lead safeguarding officer

  • Implement the organisation’s reporting and recording procedures

  • Maintain contact details for the local children’s social care department, the police and Local Safeguarding Children Board

  • Promote the organisation’s best-practice guidance and/or code of conduct within the club

  • Sit on the club’s management committee

  • Ensure adherence to the organisation’s safeguarding children training

  • Ensure appropriate confidentiality is maintained

  • Promote anti-discriminatory practice

     

    Skills and abilities required:

     

  • Child-focused approach

  • Basic administration and computer skills

  • Basic advice and support-provision skills

  • Communication skills, including use of social media

  • Ability to maintain records

  • Ability to provide information about local resources

  • Ability to promote organisation’s policy, procedures and resources

     

    Knowledge Required:

     

  • Own organisation’s role and responsibilities to safeguard the welfare of children and young people

  • Boundaries of the role of club welfare officer

  • Basic knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of statutory agencies (children’s social care, the police and the NSPCC) and Local Safeguarding Children Board

  • Local arrangements for managing safeguarding children and reporting procedures

  • Poor practice and abuse – behaviour that is harmful to children

  • Own organisation’s policy and procedures relating to safeguarding children and young people

  • Core values and principles underpinning practice

  • Awareness of equality issues and protecting children from abuse

  • Basic knowledge of core legislation, government guidance and national framework for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

  • How adults groom children for abuse

     

    Please note that this post is subject to a DBS check and a commitment to attend safeguarding training and the time to listen workshop held by England Boxing.

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We are currently looking for a Volunteer Boxing Development Officer. This is a great way to start a career in Sports Development and the details of the role are listed below.  If you are interested or have any questions please contact Goodwinr@Manchesterfire.gov.uk

Role:

Boxing Development Officer
Payment: Voluntary (Out of pocket expenses paid)
Location: Moss Side Fire Station Boxing Club

Role Details:

Development

  • To support the development of our outreach programme

  • To plan a yearly timetable of sessions for schools and the community

  • To plan and deliver a holiday programme

  • To ensure that all programmes are linked to long term financially sustainable models.

  • To organise and promote boxercise classes for the local community.

    Marketing

     

  • Update the website and social media with relevant content relating to the programmes you are delivering.

  • To market and promote our outreach programme

     

    Education

     

  • To setup a Youth Council so young members have a voice in the development of the club

            Benefits:

 

• Out of pocket expenses paid

• Opportunity to gain valuable experience and develop your skill set

• Unlimited amounts of Tea/Coffee

• CV and Cover letter review

• Job Application reviews if wanted

 

To apply please email Roger Goodwin, Business Development Manager, your CV and Cover letter to Goodwinr@Manchesterfire.gov.uk

 


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