The British Equestrian Federation is the National Governing Body for Equestrianism in the UK, affiliated to the FEI and supported by UK Sport and Sport England. The organisation has 19 Member Bodies reflecting the interests of a very broad spectrum of equestrian sports and activities, ranging from Olympic and Paralympic competition, to equine welfare, trade and recreational riding. Equestrianism has huge public appeal within an extensive competitive and recreational landscape. Some 2.7 m people in the UK ride each year supported by a strong core of enthusiasts, spectators and volunteers, and creating a substantial market with major economic and social benefits. Equestrianism is a gender and age-neutral activity, enabling it to play a key role in creating a more active nation.
The BEF is seeking to recruit a Lead Safeguarding Officer. Reporting to the Head of Integrity and HR the successful candidate will be accountable for managing and delivering the BEF’s safeguarding policies and procedures. They will also provide support and expert professional advice on all aspects of safeguarding to the BEF’s member bodies as required, working closely with them to ensure a consistent and robust approach to all aspects of safeguarding, in line with best practice, and the evolution and implementation of safeguarding policies and procedures across the Federation.
The BEF positively seeks to achieve diversity in its workforce and applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality are welcomed and encouraged.
Applications should be sent to Maggie Moreton at British Equestrian Federation, Abbey Park, Stareton, Warwickshire, CV8 2RH by or email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12 noon on 26 April 2019.
Interviews will take place on Friday 10 May 2019.