Vetting Officer

England and Wales Cricket Board

Location Edgbaston, Loughborough or Lord’s (Hybrid)
Salary £30,000
Team Safeguarding
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 1st Feb 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid volunteer days
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

8.39 (8035)

Job Description


To work as part of the ECB case management team to undertake high quality vetting assessments for those wishing to work with children across the cricket network.


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. 


  • 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 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 and Risk in cricket. 

  • You are committed to the principles of safer recruitment in creating safe places for children and adults at risk. 

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


  • Completing high quality vetting assessments for those applying to work with children and adults at risk in cricket. 

  • Working closely with the ECB customer support team, ECB safeguarding team and our network of County Safeguarding Officers to ensure the efficient and safe administration of the safer recruitment process. 

  • Taking responsibility for the efficient administration of the ECB vetting panel. 

  • Supporting the development of safer recruitment training throughout the organisation and cricket network. 



  • An understanding of and commitment to excellent safer recruitment practice. 

  • Knowledge of criminal offences and the ability to accurately assess risk relating to different offences. 

  • Experience of undertaking assessments with sensitivity and discretion. 

  • Excellent administration skills and the ability to effectively manage systems using databases and Microsoft applications. 

  • The ability to work flexibly as part of a team. 

  • Excellent problem-solving skills 

  • The ability to use supervision effectively to support good safeguarding practice. 



  • Competitive salary 

  • 25 days’ holiday  

  • Private medical insurance  

  • Non-contributory 8% pension 

  • Life assurance  

  • 30% discount on New Balance items 


Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Tue 1st Feb 2022


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You won't need a CV to apply to this job

Applications closed Tue 1st Feb 2022