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Job Vacancy - Safeguarding & Behaviour Case Manager - NFYFC

Safeguarding & Behaviour Case Manager

  • Salary: Circa £28 – 32K (negotiable)
  • Location:  Hybrid – mix of home working and at NFYFC’s offices (Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, UK)
  • Contract: Full-time (37½ hrs per week). Fixed term (eight-month contract) with possibility of extension. Freelance/Consultancy considered.

The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) is seeking an experienced safeguarding professional to join its safeguarding team to support the delivery and management of its safeguarding and discipline policy and processes. This post will report to the Head of Safeguarding and plays an important role in supporting YFC county federations to manage and develop their safeguarding responsibilities.

This is an exciting opportunity working within NFYFC’s Safeguarding department as part of a busy team, responsible for:

  • Managing and supporting safeguarding and conduct & discipline case management,
  • Ensuring all safeguarding referrals are managed to the highest standards
  • Ensuring all safeguarding, behaviour and discipline policies, procedures and processes are implemented and maintained to provide strong governance throughout YFC.

Reporting to the Head of Safeguarding, you will be responsible for managing allocated cases and referrals, relating to both children and adults, as well as representing NFYFC with appropriate statutory agencies. You will be part of the NFYFC case management group and support the safeguarding team with matters that are reported.

To find out more about the role, download the full Job Description and Person Specification document.

Please note the closing date applications for this role is 9am, Tuesday 2 January 2024. Interviews are scheduled on Monday 15 January 2024 and are to be held at YFC Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire CV8 2LG.

About You

The successful candidate must:

  • complete the application form and supply a supporting statement (CV’s will not be accepted)
  • have a recognised safeguarding qualification
  • have significant experience as a safeguarding officer in a membership organisation context (safeguarding experience in different context or profession with significant experience of volunteering in a membership organisation will also be considered)
  • have expert and in-depth knowledge of safeguarding practices and legislation
  • have knowledge of statutory agency practices
  • have the ability to distinguish between observation, facts and information gained from others
  • have excellent communication skills
  • be willing to undertake a DBS check

Previous knowledge of case managing safeguarding referrals in a membership organisation environment is essential. For a full job description and person specification, please click here.

So, if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you. For an informal chat about this role, please contact NFYFC’s Head of Safeguarding Val Wright by emailing

Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work in the UK to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non-UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working visa to undertake employment. You must also be working within the UK to apply or be considered for this role, due to the public liability insurance NFYFC holds.

NFYFC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to inclusion and embrace the spirit of all equality legislation. Where possible we will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it.

About the Organisation

The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (England & Wales) [NFYFC] is one of the largest rural youth organisations in the UK. The organisation provides opportunities for personal development of its members through training programmes, competitions, skills certificates and overseas travel. This is a democratic membership organisation comprising of approx. 580 Young Farmers’ Clubs in England & Wales which are grouped in 46 county federations.

The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs supports the clubs and county federations achieve their charity objectives through a range of programmes and training underpinned by youth work principles. Programmes of work are designed to offer opportunities for participation, learning, fun and personal development to YFC members aged 10 to 28 years and to those supporting them in their roles across England and Wales.

Instructions to Applicants

Previous applicants need not apply

  1. All applications to be submitted on the NFYFC application form (MS Word).
  2. CV’s will not be accepted.
  3. Please send a supporting statement, outlining how you meet the person specification and what you can bring to the role (no more than two A4 sides) with the completed application form.
  4. The application form (MS Word) can be downloaded from here.
  5. Closing date for completed applications is 9am, Tuesday 2 January 2024.
  6. Interviews are scheduled for Monday 15 January 2024 and will be held at YFC Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire CV8 2LG.
  7. Completed applications should be sent by email to