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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.

Welfare Officer – South West

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.

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.

Please apply via our careers portal, at, including a CV and covering letter with your application.

Welfare Officer – Person Spec – South West

Welfare Officer Job Description South West – July 2018

Closing date: 22nd August 2018. Interview date will 30th August 2018.