Stoke City Football Club of the English Football League is looking for a Senior Coach Youth Engagement Officer to support its Community Trust operations at the bet365 Stadium.

The purpose of this role is to engage with young people from across North Staffordshire and provide both sporting and non-sporting opportunities in community and education settings that will create inspiring opportunities for them to participate in.

The successful applicant will be working with children and/or vulnerable adults in a regulated activity (or in close proximity to children and/or vulnerable adults).

Main Responsibilities

  • Engaging with young people from a range of different backgrounds and abilities.
  • Planning, delivering and supporting a range of activities for young people.
  • Improving levels of participation, ensuring all programmes and activities are inclusive.
  • Supporting young people in a variety of different settings.
  • Identifying and generating grant funding, partnership and commercial opportunities.
  • Helping monitor and evaluate sessions and activities.
  • Producing written reports as and when required.
  • Acting as a positive role model at all times.

Key Skills

  • Excellent organisation, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Flexible approach while working with young people, being considerate toward their needs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, positive and friendly.

Ideal candidates will be available to work evenings and weekends and be available to cover match day fixtures and other adhoc events at the bet365 Stadium

The position will be offered on a full time basis. All relevant training will be provided.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Background checks and DBS checks at the appropriate level will be obtained prior to employment commencing.

To apply please complete and return the application form which can be obtained via our website along with your CV and covering letter to Human Resources, SCFC Jobs, PO Box 3573, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 9LL or email to [email protected] quoting ‘SCYEO2102FFJ’ in the subject line.  Alternatively, telephone the Human Resources Department on 01782 684937 or email [email protected] for an application form.

The application closing date is 26th February 2021.

Interviews will take place on 5th March 2021. Please ensure you are available to attend on this dates, subject to being shortlisted for interview following our consideration on your application.

Stoke City Football Club endorses the principle of Equality and will strive to ensure that everyone who wishes to be involved in the Club will be treated fairly and with respect, without regard to their age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, sex or sexual orientation.

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The Club is committed to providing access and opportunities for all members of the community to take part in without threat of intimidation, victimisation, harassment, bullying and abuse. Any person associated with the Club can be assured of an environment in which their rights, dignity and individual worth are respected and in particular, that they are able to enjoy their engagement at the Club.