Vacancy for Club Welfare Officer
It is The Football Association Policy that every club which runs an Under 18 team must have a Club Welfare officer.
Longridge Town Juniors are looking to find a suitable candidate to undertake this role.
Key Roles and Responsibilities....
The Club Welfare Officer has two key responsibilities these are:
1. To be clear about the clubs responsibilities when running activities for children and young people.
• Ensuring these responsibilities are well understood by others
• Working with the Youth League Welfare Officer
• Working with the County FA (CFA) Welfare Officer and other CFA staff as appropriate, (e.g. CFA Disciplinary staff)
• Helping to develop best-practice processes and promoting The FA’s Respect Programme
2. To help club personnel understand what their ‘duty of care’ towards children and young people actually means and entails on a day-to-day basis.
It is essential that the Club Welfare Officer is perceived as being approachable, having a child centred approach and the ability to maintain this perspective when carrying out their role
The type of person we are looking for would be someone who:-
Always puts childrens welfare first
Is a good communicator
Has a common sense approach
Is willing to learn and seek advice
Is over the age of 18
Is committed to working collaboratively within footballs designated persons network
If you feel that you are ready for the challenge, please email David.Ellis@outlook.com to discuss further.