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Welfare Officer South based in Lambourn

Racing Welfare
Racing Welfare
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16/07/2021 14:32:29


Racing Welfare is a national charity supporting British horseracing’s workforce. Due to national growth and development we are now looking to recruit an additional Welfare Officer for the Lambourn region.

You will need to be highly motivated and flexible with excellent listening and interpersonal skills, an understanding of professional boundaries and a commitment to continuous professional development. Experience of working with and supporting people, alongside an understanding of confidentiality and data protection is desirable, although training will be provided. Knowledge and experience of the thoroughbred horseracing and breeding industries is desirable.

We are a close-knit and supportive team and we need a strong team player who is able to get involved and promote the ethos of the charity, offer impartial information, advice, guidance and support to all those connected to the industry.

This is an office-based role working from the Racing Welfare office in Lambourn. Travel across the region will be required, for which you will need to use your own car. A mileage allowance will be paid. This is a full time post, however we will consider flexible working applications.

Racing Welfare offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please note, as this post will involve direct contact with young people and vulnerable adults alongside some work of a sensitive nature it will be subject to a satisfactory, enhanced DBS disclosure. We also make checks on staff working with vulnerable adults and young people against the DBS barred lists.

Application:  Please apply here, including a CV and covering letter with your application.

*Please note, we cannot accept applications made directly to Careers in Racing*

Closing date: Wednesday 28th July.  Interview date: Friday 13th August

Racing Welfare is committed to safeguarding and will always recruit all personnel in line with government guidelines, relevant legislation, and the Charity Commission’s best practice guidance.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. We only ask applicants to disclose convictions which are not yet spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Racing Welfare’s Safeguarding Statement of Intent can be found on our website

Racing Welfare is an equal opportunities employer.