Opening Date:20 Dec 2023
Full Time / Part Time:Part Time
Contract Type:Fixed Term
Closing Date for Applications: 5th January 2024
Established in 1986, City in the Community is Manchester City official charity. We support people across Manchester by empowering healthier lives through football. Our programmes place physical and mental wellbeing at their core, whilst also creating healthy futures and healthy communities.
The purpose of this role is to deliver fun, engaging sessions across Community Outreach projects across Greater Manchester including Premier League Kicks, Girls and Disability specific provision. Programme delivery includes Football and Multisport sessions as well as Youth Work and educational workshops.
Working in partnership with Community Outreach Officer and Lead Coach to support the planning and delivery of a high-quality programme ensuring it provides a fun, structured, enjoyable and safe environment for all participants to develop within.
Developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with key contacts within facilities and delivery partners to sustain long-term partnerships within the community.
Working closely with Lead Coach, Project Officer and Safeguarding Officer to ensure participant needs are being met when at sessions and that interventions are effective.
Investing in personal development via CITC quality assurance procedures and staff CPD opportunities when they present themselves to increase effectiveness personally and professionally.
Ensuring that CITC Safeguarding policy and procedures are embedded to the highest standard across the team. Work toensure that safeguarding practices and principles are adhered to, ensuring our legal and moral obligations towards the framework
Ensuring that all CITC and CFG policies and procedures are adhered to across the team, escalating any breaches as appropriate
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Experience of working with children and young people or various groups within community settings.
Minimum Level 1 football coaching or youth work qualification.
Experience of planning and delivering high quality coaching/youth engagement sessions which are challenging and inclusive to the needs of the group.
A-C GCSE or equivalent in maths and English
Competent across Microsoft office
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Creative and passionate about continuous improvement
Resilient and adaptable to change
Excellent and inclusive team-working abilities
Level 2 Coaching Certificate in football
Qualifications in other relevant sports or youth work/mentoring.
Experience of supporting participants with Disabilities in a football or sporting environment.
Experience of working in a Youth Work environment with challenging young people
Educated to degree level in a relevant field (Education, Sports, Community)
Understanding of City in the Community Foundation and its projects
Experience and knowledge of working within a brand environment and understanding the responsibilities that are associated with representing a Premier League Football Club
Experience of building relationships with external organisations and maintaining internal partnerships.
Full driving licence
Excellent communication and motivation skills
Experience of strong behaviour management.
City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview.
Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.
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