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Welfare Officer for Racing Welfare

Date: 11-Mar-2019

Location: South West Region, UKM, GB, South West

Company: The Jockey Club

Job Title: Welfare Officer for the South West Region

Based at: Home

Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Contract type: Permanent


Racing Welfare is a national charity supporting British horseracing’s workforce. We are now looking for a highly motivated and flexible person, to join our team in the South, covering the South West region.


Role summary


Knowledge and experience of the thoroughbred horseracing and breeding industries is essential. You need excellent listening and interpersonal skills, an understanding of professional boundaries and a commitment to continuous professional development. Some experience of working with and supporting people, alongside an understanding of confidentiality and data protection is desirable, although training will be provided. 


We are a close-knit and supportive team and we need a strong team player who is able to get involved and promote the ethos of the charity, offer impartial information, advice, guidance and support to all those connected to the industry.


The post holder will work from home, although travel across the region will be required, for which you will need to use your own car.  A mileage allowance will be paid. This is a full time post, however we will consider flexible working applications.


Racing Welfare offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


Please note, as this post will involve direct contact with young people and vulnerable adults alongside some work of a sensitive nature it will be subject to a satisfactory, enhanced DBS disclosure.  We also make checks on staff working with vulnerable adults and young people against the DBS barred lists.


Closing date for applications: Monday 18th March 2019, interviews will be held Wednesday 20th March 2019.


The Jockey Club is an equal opportunities employer

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