Kicks Targeted Youth Worker
Location: St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Hybrid Working Option: Yes (40% home working)
Saints Foundation bring Southampton FC to the heart of the community, using the power of the club and our passionate team to help fulfil individual potential and make Southampton a better place to live for all.
What will you be doing?
You’ll be working closely with the Youth Inclusion Coordinator and be responsible for the delivery of the Kicks Targeted, Saints Switching Play project. Supporting at risk individuals, identified by key partners, through structured sporting and mentoring sessions. Your aim is to use the power of sport to steer young people away from violence and criminal activity by empowering them to develop skills and attitudes to make positive life choices.
You’ll be based at St Mary’s Stadium, in the city centre, just a 20-minute walk from the train station or if you’re a driver there’s free parking! You’ll be provided with our Saints Foundation branded uniform supplied by Hummel, and the opportunity to go make a positive input to our local community. There is also the option for flexible home-working a few days a week if required which would need to be discussed with your line manager.
How this benefits you…
If you are successful, you can look forward to a healthy benefits package;
Access to x2 free match tickets for every home league game
Access to our staff Health & Wellbeing initiatives (Mental & Physical Health).
25 days’ holiday per year.
Contributory Pension Scheme.
Incentivised Private Medical Insurance Scheme.
Child Care Vouchers.
Worldwide Travel Insurance.
Free onsite parking.
Discounted Southampton Football Club merchandise.
Is this you?
You’re motivated by helping others and being a positive influence in their lives, you have previous experience delivering sessions to young offenders and hard to reach young people, and understand how to effectively handle a challenging situation. Your methods are creative, practical and educational, able to project positive health and wellbeing messages to groups.
How can I apply?
Very easy. Just click on the apply button below, enter your details and answer a quick pre-screening questionnaire, then attach your CV.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 5th December.
*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received.*