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Working for Racing Welfare

Are you passionate about racing? Join the Racing Welfare team and help make a difference to the thousands of people working behind-the-scenes in the sport.

Programme Manager – Racing Welfare

Racing Welfare is a national charity supporting all those working and retired from the British horseracing and breeding industry.  Following an exciting period of growth and a new partnership with The Racing Foundation we are looking to appoint a Programme Manager to oversee the continued delivery of our workforce wellbeing programme. The core purpose of the role is to manage all aspects of the programme, including developing existing projects as we grow and extend our support to ever more people.

The new post holder will ensure successful delivery and development of all of the charity’s workforce wellbeing projects including; Racing’s Support Line, Racing’s Occupational Health Service, The Careers, Advice and Training Service (CATS) and the development of improved Mental Health services.  Reporting to the Director of Welfare and Senior Management Team you will have proven and demonstrable experience of project and programme management techniques as well as an understanding of the benefits this programme will bring to the horseracing industry.   It is essential that you have a keen interest in the horseracing industry in addition to being passionate about improving wellbeing outcomes for people working in racing.  You will be an excellent communicator across a range of stakeholder groups and will ensure the individual projects are within scope and remain strategically aligned to the charity’s objectives. The ability to manage budgets, allocate resources, line manage the individual project leads and problem solve is essential. 

This is a full-time, national post that will require travel alongside a flexible and innovative approach.  The post holder can be home or office based or a combination of both.  

Please note, as this post may 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.

If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity, please visit the Jockey Club Careers website.

All applications should be submitted through our online careers page. To apply, click here.

Closing date; Friday 8th February 2019

Interview date; Thursday 14th February 2019

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO CONSIDER APPLICATIONS THAT ARE NOT SUBMITTED THROUGH OUR CAREERS WEBSITE PROVIDED ABOVE

 

Volunteer Advisory Committee Member – Racing Welfare, Welfare Committee.

Racing Welfare is a national charity supporting all those working and retired from the British horseracing and breeding industry.  We are seeking an advisory committee member who shares our vision that everyone from the horseracing and breeding industry and community feels supported and has the opportunity to thrive. We are looking for someone who has a passion for the work that we do and who is familiar with the challenges of running a national organisation.  

Following an exciting period of growth and development and an ambitious future strategy we would like to hear from anyone with senior level experience of supporting people and developing or providing wellbeing services.  The advisory committee member will help balance the skills of the Board of Directors in order to help effectively guide the organisation and ensure that our services meet best practice standards as well as meeting the needs of our beneficiaries.  

Please note, as this post will involve governing and advising on services that have 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.

We anticipate the time commitment to be no more than 4 days per year.   If you have the experience, passion and dedication to join us then please send your current CV with a supporting letter to; Clare Ascroft – cascroft@racingwelfare.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 15th March 2019

 

Benefits for Racing Welfare employees

As well as a variety of training and support available we have a range of incentive schemes in place for every role. You can find out more about this from the HR department but in the meantime we’d like to highlight some group initiatives.

  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Westfield Health (cash back health scheme)
  • Ride2Work
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Racing UK TV channel discount
  • 20% online discount with EE
  • Ticket allowance for racing events around the Group
  • Life assurance

The Jockey Club Careers