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.

This involves:

• 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.

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