Vacancy: Safeguarding Support Officer

Join our Safeguarding team at the County Ground

Position: Safeguarding Support Officer
Employer: Lancashire Football Association Limited
Hours: 35 hours per week
Responsible to: Designated Safeguarding Officer
Application Deadline: 12pm on Monday 16th October
Salary: £16,000 (two-year fixed-term contract)

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and knowledge of safeguarding.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the administration of Lancashire FA’s Safeguarding Operating Standard as prescribed by The FA.
  • Report to the County FA Designated Safeguarding Officer.
  • Contribute to the efficient running of Lancashire FA business.
  • Administer day-to-day aspects relating to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults within the county in line with legislation and FA policy, regulations and guidance.
  • Become a champion for safeguarding in Lancashire and its surrounding areas and contribute to Lancashire FA staff meetings with regard to welfare and safeguarding updates and training.
  • Working effectively within and supporting FA discipline, governance and compliance processes.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter with marked “Private and Confidential” to: Kirsten Hunt, Lancashire Football Association, The County Ground, Thurston Road, Leyland, PR25 2LF or by email to stating in the subject line of your email ‘Ref: Safeguarding Support Officer’.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Neil Yates, Lancashire FA Designated Safeguarding Officer, on 01772 624000 or email

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