Governing body for golf in England.

Legal and Compliance Officer

Job Description

Applications closed: 
June 5, 2023
Posted on: 
May 17, 2023

+ employee assistance programme, private healthcare and/or health cash plan, 3x salary life assurance, enhanced pension and family policies, golf benefits, discount platform and up to 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays and company days)

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all backgrounds. We are disability confident committed. If you are not able to complete the online application and would like this in an alternative format, please contact Amy or Mary-Anne on

We passionately believe that golf belongs to everyone. All who play, and all who aspire to play, must have an equal opportunity to do so.


The role supports the Legal and Governance Director, Lead Safeguarding Officer and Safeguarding Officer with a wide variety of legal issues. You will contribute to ensuring that the highest standards of governance are achieved and maintained; that all safeguarding, compliance and disciplinary matters are managed appropriately; that all reasonable and appropriate legal and governance support to golf facilities and county bodies is provided; and that all legal issues affecting the organisation are managed appropriately.

This is a fantastic opportunity to support a National Governing Body for Amateur Golf in a wide range of activities. The ability to be highly organised and manage priorities appropriately is essential.

Applicants will need a wide understanding of English law and the legal system. Dealing with sensitive and confidential information, you will need to have a high level of integrity and trust with excellent written and spoken communication skills.  You will need the ability to build and sustain relationships with colleagues across the business at a range of levels and with external stakeholders. You must be IT literate.

The position is full-time and based at England Golf Headquarters at Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire. We offer a hybrid working arrangement (three days in office and two from home) following a successful probation period.

As the National Governing Body for amateur golf, we work at the heart of golf in England, supporting and empowering a thriving community of players, counties and clubs to get the most out of the game we love. We value being Honest, Inclusive, Responsible, Excellent and Supportive.

Job Requirements

For the full job description please visit our website ( and to apply please complete the online application process (no CVs please). Please note we are not a registered sponsor and therefore are unable to accept applications non-UK residents.

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