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Designated Safeguarding Manager

K Sports Cobdown, K Sports Cobdown, Station Road, Ditton, Aylesford, UK

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About the Role

We are looking for an individual to provide leadership, management and implementation of the Club’s safeguarding
strategy, policy and procedures.


Essential Qualifications:

  • A professional background in child related work.

  • Knowledge of safeguarding children legislation and statutory guidance.

  • Experience of working in safeguarding or child/adult protection and implementing policy and procedure.

  • Comprehensive understanding of Local Authority statutory bodies.

  • A person-centred approach and the ability to maintain this perspective.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build meaningful, strong relationships with staff, players and parents/careers

  • Clarity about what constitutes poor practice and what is abusive behaviour.

  • Experience of writing reports and compiling case file information.

  • Ability to deal constructively with people’s emotions (e.g. upset, distress, conflict, animosity).

  • Capacity to handle confidential data/information sensitively.

  • Ability to promote best practice and the importance of a safe environment.

  • Demonstrates a working understanding of inclusion, equality and anti-discrimination, safeguarding and best practice.

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

If you have the aspiration, drive, and qualifications to join our professional Club, please send your CV, cover letter (one page maximum), current salary and available start date to

Interviews will be held at a date to be confirmed and only those invited to interview will receive return notification from London City Lionesses.

London City Lionesses is committed to a policy of treating individuals fairly and recruiting, selecting, training, and promoting based on merit, experience, and other work-related criteria. We do not discriminate against any applicant based on age, race, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, identity.

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About the Company

London City Lionesses is the capital's only professional and independent women's football club.

Competing in the Barclays Women's Championship, London City recently received a Tier 1 Professional Game Academy License from the Football Association, allowing the Club to launch elite-level player pathway provision in Kent.

London City's day-to-day operations are based at K Sports Cobdown, with home fixtures played at Princes Park Stadium.

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