Safeguarding Adults in Sport Manager (Fixed term)

Closing Date
Monday, 2nd March 2020
Job Type
Administrative Professional & Managerial
The Ann Craft Trust
£30942 to £40322 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for this post based at the Ann Craft Trust, a registered national charity committed to safeguarding disabled children and adults at risk from abuse.

This exciting post offers an opportunity to join the Safeguarding Adults in Sport team and to influence future planning and delivery of safeguarding advice and support to the sport and recreation sector. The successful candidate will have responsibility for reviewing and developing services in relation to adults at risk in sport and for identifying, planning and implementing new initiatives in line with current practice including the introduction of the Safeguarding Adults in Sport standards across the sector. You will develop and deliver a training strategy, offer advice and information to sport and recreation organisations and represent the sector at key consultations nationally.  

Candidates should have a relevant degree, social work or other relevant qualification and/or at least four years vocational experience.  They should have good communication and organisational skills as well as experience of influencing strategic partners and stakeholders. A proven track record of working with adults at risk and up to date knowledge of safeguarding issues is required. As ACT is a national charity the postholder will be required to travel and have occasional overnight stays away. 

This post is offered on a fixed term basis until 31st March 2021. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours) ; however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 30 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Deborah Kitson, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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