UK Deaf Sport Finance, Audit, Risk and Governance Committee Recruitment

BSL translation – UKDS FARG Recruitment 2023

UK Deaf Sport is the leading organisation for deaf sport in the UK. Our vision is Every Deaf Person Active and Inspired by Sport and Physical Activity. Our mission is for more deaf people to participate in sport throughout their lives and more deaf athletes to perform on the world stage. 

UK Deaf Sport works with key partners to ensure that deaf children, young people and adults have equal opportunities to participate and excel in sport and physical activity as their hearing counterparts from grassroots to elite level. We also select and manage the DeaflympicsGB Team, the official team that represents Great Britain at the Summer and Winter Deaflympics. 

UK Deaf Sport is seeking new members for our Finance, Audit, Risk and Governance Committee (FARG). FARG is a Non-Executive Committee of the UK Deaf Sport Board. It undertakes monitoring, and has oversight of, all financial matters, risks to the organisation, audit and governance requirements and reports on such to the UK Deaf Sport Board. 

Members of FARG are expected to actively and positively contribute to the discussions and decisions around these issues whilst also having a specialist area on which they can lead. 

We are currently looking for new members with experience, skills, and expertise in one or both of the following areas:

  • Legal and regulatory requirements related to company and charity legislation.
  • Sport governance frameworks including the Tier 3 requirements of the Sport England Code for Sports Governance.

These are voluntary roles, but reasonable expenses will be paid where directly related to the work of UK Deaf Sport.

We specifically welcome applications from those with lived experience of deafness and from the deaf community. 

Full details on these roles are outlined in the FARG Member Role Description which you can access HERE.  If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role with the Chair of FARG, please contact us at and we can arrange an informal discussion. 

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please send a personal statement outlining how you meet the experience and skills requirements of the role as outlined in the Role Description focusing on the specific attributes that you bring, and a copy of your CV to with the title “FARG Member Recruitment October 2023”. The personal statement should be no more than 2 sides of A4 or a video no longer than 5 minutes. 

The closing date for applications is midday on 11th December 2023. (Amended deadline)

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