British Judo


British Judo Head Office, Walsall, WS1 3BD

Salary Range


Contract Type

Full Time

Closing Date

21 April 2023

Job Description

British Judo is the National Governing Body for Judo in the UK. We support our Judo clubs to deliver to a growing membership across the home countries of over 25,000 members. Our judo family is really important to us and we want to ensure that we provide the best possible service to them at all times.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to appoint an experienced full-time Head of Inclusion, Safeguarding and Wellbeing.

What’s on offer?
• An attractive starting salary of £40,000 per annum
• Enhanced Annual Leave increasing with length of service
• Company Sick Pay Scheme
• Access to onsite Gym
• Comprehensive Family Leave policies to support those with caring responsibilities
• Access to our own Health and Wellbeing Manager, trained Mental Health First Aiders in the workplace and a Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) scheme – A Helpline that offers support to employees and their families to information, advice and counselling on a variety of personal and workplace issues.
• Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme
• Life Assurance Cover
• On site free parking
• Access to staff discount portal (Various High Street Brands)
• Free eye tests
• Discounted British Judo merchandise

Reporting to the Development Director you will lead the existing safeguarding team and be based at the British Judo Central Office at the University of Wolverhampton Campus in Walsall. You will have the accountability for setting, delivering and driving the Inclusion, Wellbeing and Safeguarding strategy, action plan and agenda across the Association.

This is a great time to be joining British Judo and to be involved in contributing to the success of our Association! So, if you enjoy working as part of a team, have experience working within inclusion, safeguarding and wellbeing, and are able to build effective relationships with stakeholders and team members, we would love to hear from you!

Essential Skills
• Knowledge of Safeguarding responsibilities and processes
• Ability to influence and work closely with key stakeholders and Senior Leaders
• Able to create and deliver training both internally and externally
• Building and managing key relationships internally and with external partners
• Highly organised with a positive can-do attitude
• Experience managing and resolving cases of poor practice

Desired Skills
• Ideally, have knowledge of Judo as a player or official
• Have knowledge of Inclusion, Safeguarding and Wellbeing within a sports setting
While we would like to contact all our candidates, unfortunately, this is not possible so if you have not heard from us one week after the closing date, your application has not been successful.
We may close this advert early should we get sufficient volume of quality candidates, so please do not delay sending in your CV.
We do not accept CVs from recruitment agencies.

Killer questions – expected answer ‘Yes’;
1. Do you have the right to work in the UK?
2. Do you have experience in a Safeguarding role?
3. Do you have experience managing employee wellbeing programmes?
4. Do you have experience implementing inclusion initiatives?
5. Do you have experience of case management?

To Apply

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