Safeguarding Case Officer

England and Wales Cricket Board

  • Team: Safeguarding
  • Grade: Guide
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Lord's (possible flexible/remote)
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 5th May 2021 BST

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Additional parental leave
Work from home option
Mentoring/coaching
Healthcare
Professional development
Wellness programs
Extra holiday
Paid volunteer days

Candidate happiness

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Job Description

To work as part of the ECB Safeguarding case management team to deliver high quality safeguarding investigations and case management across the cricket network.

 

WHO WE ARE

The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social.  It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.

The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.

 

OUR VALUES

  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.

  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.

  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.

  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.

YOU’LL LOVE THIS JOB IF:

  • You want to apply your existing experience and knowledge in safeguarding to support the ECB in its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and Adults at Risk in cricket.

  • You have experience of completing high quality safeguarding investigations or assessments and want to apply this knowledge to safeguarding in sport.

  • You enjoy the challenge of managing a varied caseload in a busy team. 

YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Completing high quality investigations into safeguarding concerns regarding those participating in cricket. 

  • Managing a caseload to ensure the efficient and timely completion of case investigations in line with the ECB Safeguarding Complaints and Disciplinary Policy.

  • Interviewing witnesses to incidents and allegations, including those subject to allegation.

  • Liaising appropriately and effectively with safeguarding partners and other stakeholders in line with relevant statutory frameworks. 

  • Supporting the implementation of decisions taken by the ECB Referral Management Group.

  • Supporting the vetting of those involved in Regulated Activity in cricket in line with the ECB’s safer recruitment processes. 

  • Contributing to the development of policy and procedure relating to the safeguarding of children and adults at risk across the cricket network. 

  • Undertaking other tasks as may be required to ensure the effective running of the ECB Safeguarding  team.

YOU’LL HAVE

  • Significant experience of completing safeguarding investigations or assessments in relation to children and adults at risk within a statutory or sports environment.

  • Experience of working within statutory safeguarding frameworks and legislation, including the management of allegations against those working with children or adults at risk.

  • Knowledge and experience of implementing data protection legislation and guidance in relation to highly confidential material. 

  • Experience of working alongside a volunteer workforce.

  • Experience and understanding of safer recruitment practice. 

  • A clear understanding of the importance of high-quality safeguarding investigations to the reputation of the ECB as the National Governing Body for cricket.

  • Emotional resilience and ability to use supervision effectively.

  • A UK driving licence, access to a car and the ability to travel across England and Wales, including overnight stays.

  • IT skills to support case management including:  word processing, spreadsheets, PDF documents, database and online meeting applications. 

  • A valid (enhanced) DBS

YOU’LL RECEIVE

·         Competitive salary

·         25 days’ holiday

·         Private medical insurance

·         Non-contributory 8% pension

·         Life assurance

·         30% discount on New Balance items

 

The England and Wales Cricket Board is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

The ECB is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be blind reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the blind review

Applications closed Wed 5th May 2021

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be blind reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the blind review

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