British Judo’s Performance Vision is to ‘Create medal-winning athletes at every Olympic and Paralympic games.’
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a high-performance environment alongside world-class athletes and the next generation of Olympic and Paralympic judoka.
Ensuring that the overall welfare and well-being needs of athletes on the World-Class Performance Programme and the Talent Pathway are met will be a key priority of the role.
Through the development and implementation of safeguarding and welfare policies the Welfare Officer will also contribute to a positive culture and environment that will allow both elite and developing athletes to thrive off and on the mat.
The Welfare Officer will also work alongside the Performance Lifestyle Advisor to support athletes in their transition in and out of an elite performance environment.
Prior experience in a boarding/pastoral care environment with a full understanding of the social and personal needs of today’s teenagers will be important.
The Welfare Officer will be expected to live on-site or live at an absolute maximum of 20 minutes away from the British Judo Centre of Excellence in Walsall.
The closing date for applications is close of business on 7th July 2017, with interviews taking place shortly after.
Applications should be made by completed by providing a covering letter, completed application form and Equal Opportunities form detailing your expertise, skills, experience and suitability for the role and outlining how you would achieve success in the role. Candidates should also outline their salary expectations.
Completed applications should be sent to:
Sharon Hellend, Executive Assistant
British Judo Association
University of Wolverhampton
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