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Lead Safeguarding & Equality Officer at Canoe Wales

Hours: 15 hours/week, fully flexible hours. Unsocial hours including weekends and evenings may occasionally be necessary.

Salary: £14,000 (£35,000 FTE)

Other requirements: You must successfully complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check prior to starting the role. As the role involves working from home, you should have a home office or a private space to work at home and a good internet connection. You must also have access to a vehicle as the role requires occasional travel.

Closing date: closing date of 9am 2nd October 2023

Interviews (to be conducted by video conference): 19th and/or 20th October 2023

Further details on the Canoe Wales website.

Canoe Wales Cmyk

Canoe Wales is seeking a new Lead Safeguarding & Equality Officer to ensure we continue to maintain the highest standards in our approach to safeguarding, child protection and equality. 

You will have the primary responsibility for the initial management and investigation of all safeguarding concerns for both adults and children and for ensuring the implementation and regular review of procedures to safeguard children and adults in the organisation. You will be a visible source of support and advice for club safeguarding officers. 

Over the past three years, Canoe Wales has made major changes to our systems and procedures for safeguarding, achieving the highest level of ‘Met’ of the CPSU Safeguarding Standards and making good progress toward broader awareness and understanding of safeguarding throughout paddlesport in Wales. Your job will be to build on this foundation to continue this momentum – ultimately making Canoe Wales an example of best practice in safeguarding in sport.

In addition, the post-holder takes a lead role in the implementation of our progress within the new Inclusion in Sport Framework. Working with the CEO, inclusion representatives on the Board and other staff, you will work to support the organisations progress within E, D & I; helping to ensure that the organisation focuses on the most appropriate tactics and strategies to further develop paddlesports in Wales as a best example of an inclusive activity in Wales.

You will report directly to the CEO and will work closely with the Canoe Wales Safeguarding Case Management Group and the Board of Directors’ Safeguarding Lead.

Further details, including job application and person specification are on the Canoe Wales website.