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Sport Welfare Lead

Last updated by on Wednesday, March 13, 2024


Working across Essex, Southend & Thurrock, this position will play a leading role to strengthen and champion good safeguarding standards and practice across clubs and community groups delivering all forms of physical activity and sport.


Duties of the role will include:


  • Lead and support the promotion of welfare best practice for both children, young people, and adults, particularly with Club Welfare Officers and associated roles in community-based settings.
  • Facilitate and support reporting and referral of safeguarding cases and if appropriate, resolution of lower-level concerns.
  • Connect people and partners working on welfare, both within and across the sport and physical activity sector, and inside to outside sport e.g. statutory services, local safeguarding boards.


More details and how to apply can be found on Working For Essex.