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Deputy Head of Welfare
Racing Welfare

Job Description

Racing Welfare is a national charity supporting all those working in and retired from the British horseracing and breeding industry.  Following an exciting period of growth and development we are looking to appoint a Deputy Head of Welfare to support the Director of Welfare in order to deliver an effective and efficient welfare service to the horseracing industry.

The new post holder will have direct responsibility for a number of key welfare projects and will ensure successful delivery and development of these as well as being responsible for supervising, coaching and guiding the Regional Management Team.  Reporting to the Director of Welfare you will have proven and demonstrable experience of safeguarding and supporting vulnerable people and will ensure that standards of excellence, best practice and efficiency are delivered through highly effective teams.  It is essential that you have the ability to manage budgets, allocate resources, line manage, decision make and problem solve. 

You will be a highly driven self-starter and an innovative, strategic thinker.  It is essential that you have a keen interest and knowledge of the horseracing industry in addition to being passionate about improving well-being outcomes for people working in racing.  You will be an excellent communicator across a range of stakeholder groups and will remain strategically aligned to the charity’s core objectives and purpose. This post can be home or office based or a combination of both and you should be willing to travel across the UK as part of the role.  

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