Academy Safeguarding & Wellbeing Co-ordinator

Newcastle upon Tyne

Permanent, 35 hours per week

Competitive Salary

Closing Date: 5 February 2024

We are the heartbeat of the city. Come and be a part of a long and proud history where we strive to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch. Bringing the people and communities together, join the Newcastle United Family, as we embark on the next steps of our exciting journey.

About the role

We’re looking for an individual to join our Safeguarding & Welfare team where you will coordinate an effective Safeguarding & Wellbeing support service for the players, parents and staff of Newcastle United Academy and Pre-Academy.

Working within the Academy, you will co-ordinate implementation of the Club’s safeguarding strategy, supporting compliance to relevant Safeguarding & Wellbeing laws, rules, regulations and policy requirements.

Acting as a Safeguarding & Wellbeing lead point of contact you will triage and manage incidents and concerns relating to Academy players and support investigations into allegations and concerns as required.

Your impact

You will have experience of working within a similar role and working confidentially, professionally and handling sensitive information. In addition, you must possess:

  • Educated to degree level in a related discipline or demonstrable equivalent industry experience

  • FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate

  • FA Wellbeing Officer’s Workshop certificate

  • Local Safeguarding Children Board Level 3 training

  • Knowledge of the principles of safeguarding and child development

  • Knowledge of local and national agencies that provide support for children and adults at risk

About the team

You will work collaboratively with all other departments within the Academy as well as the wider People and Talent directorate.  You will also develop close relationships with players and parents of the Academy and other key stakeholders such as the Premier League.

Why choose us

We’ve got a range of great benefits and rewards, from flexible ways of working, participation in our non-contractual employee bonus scheme, NUFC life assurance, free parking, discount at Shearers Bar and the Club Shop, Helping Hand – where you can access free GP appointments, Wellbeing Resources, Legal and Financial Support, pension contribution, free lunch and the best part, free tea and coffee. In additional we run a salary sacrifice scheme which includes, tech, car, cycle to work and many more.

United As One

We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and believe in equal opportunities for all. We recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. We work together to reflect the communities we serve and to maintain an inclusive environment in which everyone can be their authentic self and is enabled to achieve their full potential.

To find out more about the role please read our Academy Safeguarding and Wellbeing Coordinator Job Description

How to apply

For further information on this role and about the club and our values please visit our careers page

Recruitment Agencies – please note that we do not accept unsolicited / speculative candidate details or applications. Any candidates supplied, unless formally requested, will be taken as a direct / free candidate.

Job Expiry Date: 2024-02-07 12:00:00