Volunteer sought for Welfare Officer role

Tuesday 12th March 2024

Royal Wootton Bassett Town are seeking a volunteer to take on the important role of club Welfare Officer.

The Welfare Officer is responsible for:

- Making clear the club's responsibilities when running activities for children and younger people.

Among other things, this involves ensuring others at the club are aware of the responsibilities, working with the Welfare Officers of the Wiltshire County FA and the leagues the club's youth and girls teams play in, and helping develop programmes of best practice and to promote the FA's Respect Programme within the club

- To help other club personnel understand what their duty of care towards children and young people entails

The club are looking for an individual aged 18 or over who always puts children's welfare first, is a good communicator, has a common sense approach, is willing to learn and seek advice and is committed to working collaboratively with others.

To undertake the role, the club Welfare Officer must have an FA-accepted Criminal Record Check, and also complete the FA's Safeguarding Children and Welfare Officer workshops. The club will support any volunteer interested in this role in acquiring these certifications.

If you are interested in supporting the club by taking on this vital role, please contact chairman Paul Gerrish by email (paul.gerrish@rwbtfc.co.uk).

A full role description is available and can be shared upon request.

Last modified on Tuesday 12th March 2024 at 15:59.