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Development Officer (Clubs & Safeguarding)

Organisation
Boccia England
Salary
18,400-20,400 plus benefits
Closing Date
19 September 2019
Location
Nottingham
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Boccia England is a registered charity and the National Governing Body (NGB) for boccia in England. They are now recruiting a full-time, permanent Development Officer to be responsible for coordinating the implementation of Boccia England’s club development programme and act as Safeguarding Officer.

Boccia England is a registered charity and the National Governing Body (NGB) for boccia in England. They are responsible for all aspects of the sport in England from beginner to expert, providing for all levels of participation and are dedicated to improving the physical and emotional well-being of disabled children and adults through boccia.

They are now recruiting a full-time, permanent Development Officer to join a small staff team. Reporting to the Head of Development, this role will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of Boccia England’s club development programme by supporting clubs in the development and maintenance of a strong club infrastructure on a national level.

Additionally, this role will act as Safeguarding Officer, coordinating day to day safeguarding matters, escalating to the CEO where appropriate. As Development Officer, your key duties will be: • Coordinating, promoting and implementing our club development programme and Boccia England membership; • Developing and maintaining strong club infrastructures through accreditation, club forums and supporting club volunteers; • Coordinating safeguarding across the organisation ensuring a consistent approach across all work areas; • Coordinating and assisting with a variety of boccia and club events throughout the year, including National Boccia Day and assisting at Boccia England competitions.

They are looking for an individual with knowledge of club development and safeguarding who has: • Knowledge of disability sport; • Knowledge of volunteering; • Excellent communication skills; • Good organisational and time management skills; • Ability to be proactive; • Ability to work on their own initiative; • Ability to travel independently.

They want to hear from people who are able to make a positive contribution to the charity and who will bring new ideas and insight. It’s an exciting position in a friendly and supportive working environment.

How to apply

They positively welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds and disabled people. Further information can be found on the website. To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant knowledge and experience, and what you could bring to the team to office@bocciaengland.org.uk, or post to Business Support Manager, Boccia England, Media House, Padge Road, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 2RS.

Boccia England is fully committed to the principles of the equality of opportunity. It is responsible for ensuring that no job applicant, employee or volunteer receives less favourable treatment, on the grounds of age, colour, disability, ethnic minority, parental or marital status, nationality, religious belief, gender, social status or sexual preference, than any other.