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Here at British Canoeing we set our standards high and pursue excellence in all that we do; as a National Governing Body of Sport and as a group of individuals.

Safeguarding Case Officer

Location: Based at National Watersports Centre, Nottingham

Hours: Full time, 37 Hours per week. 

Salary: Band 3 £21,845 - £31,456

British Canoeing is the United Kingdom's Governing Body for the sport and recreation of canoeing and kayaking.  This is an exciting time to join British Canoeing, as we are making progress in delivering Stronger Together – an exciting and ambitious strategy for Paddlesport in the UK (2017–2021).

This is a key role within our Governance team and the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a level of knowledge, experience and skills in safeguarding matters. Candidates must have a thorough understanding of disclosure requirements and extensive experience of case management procedures, combined with outstanding communication and organisational skills and the ability to take individual responsibility for cases to completion. 

The ability to work independently and as part of a team and be able to provide solutions whilst remaining impartial and objective is essential as is experience of handling confidential and sensitive information.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter, clearly outlining your salary expectations to  HR Department, British Canoeing, National Water sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, NG12 2LU.  or email: [email protected] 

Closing date for applications: 12:00 Noon Tuesday 1st October 2019

Interviews will be held: Thursday 10th October 2019

 This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, British Canoeing is only permitted to ask an individual information about ‘unspent’ cautions and convictions. This will be carried out through completion of a DBS Basic Check.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone taking part in our sport, including children and young people, and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

British Canoeing is an equal opportunity employer. 

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