Job Description

About The Role

We are seeking an experienced Safeguarding Case Manager to join our team on a full time basis (35 hours per week). The vacancy at this current time is temporary with a fixed term contract for three to six months, however the role may become permanent. The role is based at SportPark, Loughborough but the successful candidate will have the ability to balance their time in the office and work from home.

This is an exciting opportunity working within the Legal department as part of a busy safeguarding team, responsible for managing and leading on safeguarding case management, to ensure all safeguarding referrals are managed to the highest standards and ensuring all safeguarding policies, procedures and processes are implemented and maintained ensuring strong governance throughout our sports.

Reporting to the Head of Safeguarding, you will be responsible for managing allocated cases and referrals, relating to both children and adults, as well as representing Swim England with appropriate statutory agencies. You will be part of the Swim England case management group and support the safeguarding team with matters reported to Child Protection Helpline.

To find out more about the role, download the full Job Description and Person Specification document.
Please note the closing date for this role is 25 May 2022 with interviews scheduled for Friday 27 May.

About You

The successful candidate must:

  • have expert and in-depth knowledge of child safeguarding practices and legislation
  • have excellent communication skills
  • have knowledge of statutory agency practices
  • have the ability to distinguish between observation, facts and information gained from others
  • Be willing to undertake a DBS check
Previous knowledge of case managing safeguarding referrals in a sport environment would also be advantageous.
So if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.

Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work in the UK to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working Visa to undertake employment. You must also be working within the UK to apply or be considered for this role, due to the public liability insurance Swim England holds.

Swim England and the Institute of Swimming are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to inclusion and embrace the spirit of all equalities legislation. Where possible we will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it.

No Agencies Please

About Us

Swim England is striving to create a happier, healthier and more successful nation through swimming and aquatic activity. We strive to inspire everyone to enjoy the water in the way that suits them. As the recognised national governing body for swimming, artistic swimming, diving and water polo in England, we help people learn how to swim, enjoy the water safely, and compete in all our sports. Swim England is an incorporated organisation with charitable status.

The Institute of Swimming work in conjunction with Swim England as a subsidiary, and exist for the good of the sport; developing the best aquatic professionals is our priority. We are the largest provider of Swim England qualifications and aquatics courses and we train over 60 per cent of all swimming teachers in the UK.

Find out more about what it’s like to work with us and the Swim England family here and download a summary of our employee benefits here.

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