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Dundee United Community Trust

Dundee United Community Trust

Head of Community Programmes


posting Date

role Type



Nov 4, 2023


Reports To: Chief Executive
Direct Reports: Girls Team Co-Ordinator, Community Coaches, all delivery staff
Starting Salary: D.O.E (anticipated range £25, 166 to £30, 426)
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 35 Hours Per Week, flexible based on the needs of the Charity and
regularly involving evening and weekend work.
Job Purpose
The Head of Community Programmes will oversee and take full responsibility for
the development and delivery of all projects, activities and services at Dundee
United Community Trust. This successful candidate will be the main point of
contact for those taking part in Community Trust activities and as such must build
and maintain positive relationships with parents, players, members and partners
and take ownership of growing the diversity and reach of our programme. The
Head of Community Programmes will work closely alongside the Head of
Operations to ensure the smooth delivery of all aspects of Community Trust
Key Tasks and expectations
• Plan and deliver a programme of
activity that meets the ambitions,
outcomes and priorities of the
Community Trust.
• Ensure all projects are delivered to
agreed budgets at all times and
meet all Key Performance
Indicators and targets.
• Ensure all sessions are planned and
delivered safely, including risk
assessments and class registers.
• Ensure communication with
members, participants and parents
is clear, consistent and regular.
• Liaise with partners to ensure DUCT
plays a leading role in sports and
community development locally.
• Ensure venues are booked properly
via DUCT processes and are risk
assessed in advance.
• Lead from the front in Setting and
maintaining the highest standards
of behaviours of all staff and
• Support the Head of Operations and
Chief Executive with reporting
requirements linked to the
• Play an active role in the
development of the charity and
undertake any other reasonable
tasks as directed.
• Ensure we are compliant with the
regulations of all Governing Bodies,
Affiliated National Associations and
facility providers.
• Lead in the promotion of DUCT
Community Sport projects,
including but not limited to, use of
social media.
• Lead in developing our people,
implementing a structured staff
and volunteer development
Skills, Experiences and Attributes
Essential Desirable
• Minimum of 5 years experience of
coaching football, preferably in a
community capacity.
• Proven track record in organising
successful community sports
• Full and valid UK Driving License and
access to a vehicle.
• Knowledge of community sports
• Comfortable working with a variety
of client groups – specifically
people with a range of disabilities.
• Scottish FA Children’s Coaching
Licence and Sports 1st Aid
• Competent in the use of IT systems
in a working capacity.
• Accredited training in relation to
working with people with a
• Experience of coaching sports other
than football.
• Knowledge of community football in
• Advanced Children’s Licence or
• Knowledge of Class4Kids and
Scottish FA IT Systems.
• Able to drive a minibus.
• Experience of delivering non-sports
projects in the community.
• Local to Dundee or willing to
Application Process
Interested candidates should send a covering letter and a copy of your up to date
CV to --- by Monday 13th November at 5pm. Please
note that this is a regulated role and the successful candidate will be required to
successfully attain PVG Membership prior to any job offer being made.

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