Brentford FC

Brentford FC

Disability Casual Sports Coach


Role Type



Posting Date

Oct 26, 2022

Role description

Job title: Disability Casual Sports Coach

Salary: £11.95 – 14.00 per hour (depending on qualifications/experience)

Reports to: Disability Projects Manager

Job Purpose

To assist with delivery of sessions across our range of Disability Programmes. This will include working with young people with various disabilities, particularly those with Autism, ADHD, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Learning Difficulties, Mental Health Conditions.

The job holder will be required to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.

Brentford FC Community Sports Trust

With community work spanning three decades, Brentford FC Community Sports Trust has established itself as a pioneering organisation for the local community. It uses the power of sport to educate, motivate and inspire people from all walks of life.

Working in partnership with Brentford FC, the Trust offers a portfolio of programmes in education, health, sports participation and community engagement. The Trust has won the ‘Football League Community Club of the Year’ award four times and now employs more than 100 members of staff. The Trust is forecasting further significant expansion over the next two years following its appointment as a key partner in the redevelopment of Gunnersbury Park [as a sports hub], and its move to new, larger, purpose-built premises directly adjacent to the new Brentford FC 17,500 capacity stadium near Kew Bridge in 2021.

Our Inclusion Statement

Brentford FCCST is an organisation which values and is passionate about diversity and inclusivity. Whilst our recruitment decisions are always based on merit and suitability, we welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates, including those from underrepresented groups – such as those from ethnically diverse backgrounds, women, those from the LGBTQ+ community and those with disabilities.

Safeguarding Statement

Brentford FCCST is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all children and adults at risk. This responsibility is shared by all staff and volunteers; safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Staff will be required to undertake regular safeguarding training to enable and reinforce a proactive approach to safeguarding. This role requires the post holder to apply all relevant policies and uphold the Trust’s commitment to safeguarding vulnerable people to ensure a safe environment for all. This includes the timely reporting of any safeguarding concerns to the safeguarding team.

General Trust Accountabilities

To ensure compliance with all relevant policies, including health and safety and safeguarding policies
To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements
To build and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally, maintaining a professional image at all times when representing Brentford FC Community Sports Trust
To keep confidential any information gained regarding the Trust and its personnel
To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times

• To work with other sessional staff to ensure all sessions are delivered to a high standard

• Ensuring all sessions are delivered in compliance with BFCCST policies regarding Risk Assessments, Registers, Health and Safety, Incidents/Accidents, First Aid

Job requirements (essential):

• Minimum Level 1 Coaching Qualification in at least one sport

• Safeguarding Certificate

• Emergency First Aid Certificate

• Current DBS certificate

Skills and competencies (desirable)

• Experience of working with children and young people with disabilities, especially some of those listed above

• Driving licence & car (candidate will need to bring equipment to and from sessions)

Disability specific training will be made available to successful applicants.

Please apply to the link below:

Please ensure you attach your documents to the application, any applications without attachments will not be considered.

Closing date: 31 December 2022

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