Job Description

Project Worker – Safeguarding in Sport

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a high-quality service providing support to Scottish governing bodies of sport so that children and young people can stay safe and have fun in sport. This service works nationally, and you will be engaged in providing aspects of support, training, information, and advice to Scottish governing bodies of sport and sports clubs across Scotland.

What kind of person will make a great Project Worker for Safeguarding in Sport?

  • is passionate about children’s rights
  • has an excellent understanding of child wellbeing and protection
  • has experience of working or volunteering in sport
  • is a strong communicator who enjoys helping others

If you have the above and are an experienced professional with a Social Work, Community work, Counselling, or other appropriate qualification, we want to hear from you.

Further Information

This is a fixed term, part time role of 28 hours per week, funded initially until 31 March 2022. The successful candidate can be based in either Edinburgh or Glasgow.

Job title: Project Worker -Safeguarding in Sport

Reference number: CFS21/18

Location: Edinburgh or Glasgow

Closing date: 09/04/2021 12:00

Interview date: It is anticipated that the interviews will take place on Wednesday 21 April 2021

Salary: £26,977 – £31,576

To apply, please download and complete the attached 3 forms below (A, B and C) and email completed forms to:

Alternately, if you are unable to email us, postal applications may be sent to Human Resources, Children 1st, 83 Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh, EH9 1AT.

Please also refer to the ‘Job Description and Person Specification’ and ‘Terms and Conditions’ for further information as per relevant documents attached below.

For further information or enquiries, please email:

We welcome and encourage applications from potential people of all backgrounds, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, belief, disability, who reflect our values.

For more information or to apply: Project Worker -Safeguarding in Sport | Children 1st