This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker (Safeguarding in Sport)

  • Part time
  • £26,977 – £31,576 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 9th April 2021

  • Advertised from 25th March 2021
  • 28 hours per week
  • CFS21/18


The successful candidate can be based in either Edinburgh or Glasgow

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a high-quality service providing support to Scottish governing bodies of sport so that children and young people can stay safe and have fun in sport. This service works nationally, and you will be engaged in providing aspects of support, training, information, and advice to Scottish governing bodies of sport and sports clubs across Scotland.

What kind of person will make a great Project Worker for Safeguarding in Sport?

  • is passionate about children’s rights
  • has an excellent understanding of child wellbeing and protection
  • has experience of working or volunteering in sport
  • is a strong communicator who enjoys helping others

If you have the above and are an experienced professional with a Social Work, Community work, Counselling, or other appropriate qualification, we want to hear from you.

This is a fixed term, part time role of 28 hours per week, funded initially until 31 March 2022.

Application notes

For further information and to apply, please visit Project Worker - Safeguarding in Sport

Closing date: Friday 09 April 2021 at noon. It is anticipated that interviews will be held Wednesday 21 April 2021.

Children 1st has a long tradition of valuing and involving sessional and volunteer workers. To find out more about volunteering with us, please visit our website.

The selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme/Disclosure information.

Children 1st is the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Registered Charity No: SC 016092

Equal opportunities matter to Children 1st