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NFA Board Safeguarding Champion


Northants FA are currently recruiting for a new Board Safeguarding Champion

Following a recent review of our Articles of Association, we are now seeking a member to join our Board as an independent Member, leading on Safeguarding and helping us drive forward our vision and ambitions. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in people's lives through football. This is a voluntary role. 

The role requires attendance at monthly board meetings and working groups as required. It is anticipated that the role will need a commitment of approximately 10 hours a month. This will also include monthly meetings with the Head of Safeguarding and Compliance. 

Some of the key responsibilities for this role are: 

To ensure the County FA always acts in keeping with legislation, statutory guidance and The FA’s Safeguarding Policies and Procedures and The FA’s Safeguarding 365 Standard for County FAs;

To ensure the County FA safeguarding responsibilities and accountabilities are embedded in the County FA Strategy, Business Plan, Budget, Risk Register and Operational Plan; 

To ensure the County FA enables and provides relevant safeguarding training for the Board, staff, volunteers and committee and council members;

To ensure all staff role profiles have safeguarding responsibilities embedded in them; 

To ensure the Board receives and scrutinises information on progress against key areas of work, including the independent assessment reports, risks and challenges;


How to Apply: 



 The closing date for applications is Friday 29th March 2024