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Welfare Officer Lambourn

Racing Welfare
Racing Welfare
Test Drop Down Value
Part Time
28/06/2024 12:39:25


Hours:21 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Racing Welfare is a national charity supporting British horseracing’s current and retired workforce.

It’s an exciting time to be joining the organisation; our charity has never been more needed by the industry.

You will be offered; a competitive salary, employer pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working patterns to ensure a healthy work-life balance, income protection insurance, life assurance, tickets to almost all race meetings at Jockey Club Racecourses, twice-yearly two-day staff training and team building events along with a range of other employee wellbeing initiatives.

As a charity, wellbeing is at the forefront of all we do. We aim to be a leading employer in the industry and make sure everyone at Racing Welfare has the opportunity to thrive.

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 can get involved and promote the ethos of the charity, offer impartial information, advice, guidance and support to all those connected to the industry.

The successful candidate will be expected to work from our Lambourn office a minimum of 1 day per week and 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 part time post.

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.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. We will be operating on a rolling recruitment basis and will close for applications once a suitable candidate is found.

Salary: £29,069 (pro rata)

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 exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare:

- All unspent convictions and conditional clauses

- All spent convictions and adult cautions that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020)

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

Racing Welfare is an equal opportunities employer.

Application: .  Closing date 08 July 2024