Vacancies at EFL Trust

EFL Trust is a national charity that uses the power of football to change people’s lives. EFL Trust unites the inspirational work delivered across England and Wales by the dedicated network of Football Club Community Organisations associated to the 72 EFL Clubs.  Last year, the network engaged around 1 million people, using the power of football to improve individual’s health, inspire education, reduce crime, increase participation in activity and tackle many difficult social issues like drug abuse, counter extremism and homelessness. Formed in 1888 by its twelve founder members, the EFL (English Football League) is the world’s original league football competition and is the template for leagues all over the world.

Benefits Package:

  • Generous company pension scheme, with an EFL Trust contribution of 10% of basic salary.
  • Opt-in private healthcare.
  • 23 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays), rising to 25 days after 5 years.
  • Holiday year commences 1st January (Holiday purchase scheme is in operation)

To apply for any of the three below roles at EFL Trust please complete the application form below and email it to jdexter@efl.com.

Application Form

Compliance and Risk Manager

Post Title:  Compliance and Risk Manager

Role Status: Full time (35 hours), Permanent.

Organisational Base: EFL House, Preston.   Regular travel is a feature of the role and will involve occasional evening and weekend work including some overnight stays.

Reporting To: Head of Governance & Quality

Salary: £32,000 to £48,000 (starting salary dependant on qualifications, skills and experience, capped at £45,000) and benefits package

EFL Trust is responsible for the delivery of a range of Community based programmes and activities through its network of 72 Football Club Community Organisations (CCOs).   To enhance the Governance provision we are recruiting a Compliance and Risk Manager to maintain the integrity and quality of our commissioned programmes.

The role fits within the Governance and Quality Team and will have a significant input into the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme in addition to providing support and guidance to our network.   The NCS Programme engages with approximately 10,000 young people aged 15-17 annually and requires specialist and targeted health and safety support.

Job Advert    Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Closing Date: 5 pm, Friday 5th April 2019

Interview Date(s): date to be confirmed at EFL House, 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU

Health and Safety Officer

Post Title: Health & Safety Officer

Role Status: Full time (35 hours), Permanent

Organisational Base: Home Based.  Opportunity to be office based for Preston local candidates.

Reporting To: Safeguarding & Incident Manager

Salary:  £30,000 to £44,000 (starting salary dependant on qualifications, skills and experience, capped at £37,500) and benefits package

EFL Trust is responsible for the delivery of a range of Community based programmes and activities through its network of 72 Football Club Community Organisations (CCOs).   To enhance the Health and Safety provision we are recruiting a Health and Safety Officer to ensure the safety and health of service users and employees.

The role fits within the Governance and Quality Team and will have a significant input into the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme in addition to providing support and guidance to our network.   The NCS Programme engages with approximately 10,000 young people aged 15-17 annually and requires specialist and targeted health and safety  support.

Job Advert     Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Closing Date: 5 pm, Friday 29th March 2019

Interview Date(s): 9th May 2019 at EFL House, 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU

Candidates must be available for interview on the stated date.

Safeguarding Officer

Post Title: Safeguarding Officer

Role Status: Full time (35 hours), Permanent.

Organisational Base: Home Based.  We are looking for a Safeguarding Officer to be based in the South of England and preference will be given to those candidates who reside South of Milton Keynes.

Reporting To: Safeguarding & Incident Manager

Salary: £30,000 to £44,000 (starting salary dependant on qualifications, skills and experience, capped at £37,500) and benefits package

EFL Trust is responsible for the delivery of a range of Community based programmes and activities through its network of 72 Football Club Community Organisations (CCOs).   To enhance Safeguarding provision we are recruiting a Safeguarding Officer to work with the Safeguarding and Incident Manager to ensure the safety of vulnerable service users as well as employees.

EFL Trust sits within a network of football organisations’, EFL, LFE (League Football Education), the FA and the Premier League. Each of the organisations share best practice and support each others safeguarding agenda.

Job Advert      Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Closing Date: 5 pm, Friday 29th March 2019

Interview Date(s): 10th May 2019 at EFL House, 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU

Candidates must be available for interview on the stated date.

Vacancies in Our Network

Notts County FC Football in the Community

Head of Income Development

Notts County FC Community Programme is poised at an exciting stage of its development and is seeking a dynamic and effective Head of Income Development to take the charity to its next stage of growth. You will work with our CEO and Board of Trustees to develop the profile of Notts County Football in the Community (FITC) and build successful relationships with major donors, corporate organisations and trusts and foundations

Full Information

Please note the closing date for this role is midnight on Sunday 31st March 2019

QPR in the Community Trust

QPR in the Community Trust is an independent charity aligned to Queens Park Rangers Football Club. Harnessing the passion of the Club and its fans we aim to inspire, support and deliver positive change and equality of opportunity for young people and adults from our local community.

Youth & Communities Multi-Sports Officer

The main focus of the role is to plan and deliver a coordinated community multi-sports programme based on young people’s interests and abilities, with the aim of improving their sport skills, confidence and self-esteem while focusing on a broad range of sports linking into Youth and Communities wider work and Multi Sports Kicks delivery plan.

Job Advert    Job Description

Please note the closing date for this role is 5pm on Thursday 28th March 2019

Youth & Communities Officer – Part Time

The main elements of this role would be to:
• Coordinate and deliver a community engagement project in the local area.
• Signpost participants to local services and activities as well as mentoring them to achieve their aspirations.
• Assist with the delivery of our prison based projects including Parent on the Ball (POTB). The POTB programme will be working with young people aged 10-21 who have a parent in custody at Wormwood Scrubs.

Job Advert    Job Description

Please note the closing date for this role is 5pm on Thursday 29th March 2019

Watford Community Sports and Education Trust

Watford FC’s Community Sports and Education Trust is seeking to recruit a full time Project Officer whose role will be to help coordinate and implement the Trust’s NCS programme.  This post presents an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and hard-working individual to join our team, based at Watford FC’s Vicarage Road Stadium. This role will primarily be responsible for the day-to-day running and delivery of the programme. The Officer will work closely with the National Citizen Service (NCS) Project Office and Project Manager to develop strong and meaningful relationships with a range of stakeholders including schools and young people in order to deliver positive outcomes for participants.

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Please note the closing date for this role is Friday 5th April