Vacancies at EFL Trust

 

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 the world over. It has 72 member clubs, each of which embodies the unique heritage, pride and passion of the communities they represent. The EFL is the largest single body of professional clubs in European football and is responsible for administering and regulating the EFL, the Carabao Cup and the EFL Trophy, as well as reserve and youth football.

EFL Trust is the official charity of the EFL and uses the power of sport to improve lives and make a positive contribution to 72 communities across the country. The Trust draws together each of the 72 EFL Club Community Organisations (CCOs) to tackle society’s greater goals by inspiring people through powerful projects built upon a foundation of four key themes of sport, education, community engagement and health.

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 (Holiday purchase scheme is in operation).

 

Contracts Officer

Post title: Contracts Officer

Role status: Full time 35 Hours per week – to be worked 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday.

Organisational base: EFL House, 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU

Special requirements of the role: Some travel and evening work may be required from time to time.

Reporting to: Business Manager.

Salary: £21,000 to £27,000

Job Advert    Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

To apply for the role please return completed application form to Jdexter@efltrust.com.

The EFL Trust business team is looking for a bright and articulate commercial law administrator with experience of drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements.  The role will support with the scrutiny of incoming contracts from commercial, government and charity partners and the drafting of flow down arrangements to the CCOs.    A law degree is desirable but experience will be a significant consideration.   The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and team work skills with the ability to clearly and effectively communicate with colleagues, professional services and external partners.

The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic and supportive team in an organisation which is ambitious for growth and development.   Our recent staff survey highlighted EFL Trust as a great place to work, 100% of our employees said they were proud to work for EFL Trust with 93% confident of an exciting future.

The role is based in modern, purpose built offices with private parking in the centre of Preston.  The office is 5 minute walk from the Preston Rail Station.

Immediate start available.

Closing Date: 9th September 2019 at 5 pm

Interview Date(s): 25th September 2019 (candidates must be available for interview on this date)

Interview Location: EFL House, 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston, PR1 8HU

 

Safeguarding Manager

Post Title:Safeguarding and Incident Manager

Role Status: time (35 hours), Permanent.

Organisational Base: Flexible. EFL Trust supports a national network of Club Community Organisations, depending on location of successful candidate the role could be home or office based.

Reporting To: Head of Governance and Quality

Reports: Safeguarding Officers, Health and Safety Officer

Salary: £32,000 to £45,000 (starting salary dependent on qualifications, skills and experience) and benefits package

Job Advert     Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

 To apply for the role please return completed application form to Jdexter@efltrust.com.

To manage our safeguarding provision we are recruiting a Safeguarding and Incident Manager to ensure that EFL Trust has a robust approach to Safeguarding, ensuring that best practice policies, procedures and practice are embedded within the culture of EFL Trust and that support is provided, to ensure appropriate safeguards are in place within our network of delivery partners.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.

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 advice to our network.   The NCS Programme engages with approximately 10,000 young people aged 15-17 annually and requires specialist and targeted safeguarding support.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience in either a Strategic Safeguarding or management of safeguarding role, with significant experience as a Safeguarding Designated Person. The successful candidate needs to be able to demonstrate a strong conviction to safeguarding children and adults at risk, exercising the highest standards of confidentiality and sensitivity.

You must have the ability to build strong an effective relationships and the confidence to challenge when appropriate.  You will have self discipline to manage your own workload and focus priorities. A passion for safeguarding and a recognition of the challenges faced by children and adults at risk is essential. A friendly, outgoing and approachable personality with excellent communication skills is a must.

EFL Trust is proud to offer an environment that is supportive and rewarding, working as part of a team who are passionate about the work they do to improve the lives of people all over the Country.  We offer great training and development opportunities along with supportive management.

Regular travel is a feature of the role and occasional evening and weekend working including some overnight stays.

Closing Date:  5 pm, Tuesday 27th August 2019

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

Candidates must be available for interview on the stated date.

Seasonal Youth Worker (Paid) & Volunteer Youth Worker

Key projects are delivered by the dedicated network of community trusts associated to the 72 EFL clubs, one of those programmes is the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme.  NCS is a government funded national programme for 16 and 17 year olds designed to help young people on their transition to adulthood and the roles they can play in their community. The Programme builds confidence, character and skills enabling young people to improve their own lives and the lives of those around them.

EFL Trust with its Network of CCOs have extensive experience commissioning and delivering the NCS Programme across England and we currently hold vacancies for Seasonal Youth Workers to support EFL Trust with the annual Regional Youth Board Weekend Away. The EFL Trust is responsible for facilitating a Regional Youth Board that is made up of young people who have completed the NCS Programme in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Young People are on boarded onto the Regional Youth Board at the NCS Kickstart Programme held during the October half-term. The aim of this residential weekend away, is to build a team of young leaders that are able to work together effectively, throughout their time on the Regional Youth Board.

Closing Date (Both Roles): 10 am 1st September 2019

Interview Dates (Both Roles):

26th September – Sheffield Wednesday or Doncaster Rovers. (TBC on completion of shortlisting process)

27th September – Sheffield Wednesday or Doncaster Rovers. (TBC on completion of shortlisting process)

Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, Hillsborough Stadium, Sheffield, S6 1SW

Doncaster Rovers Football Club, Keepmoat Stadium, Stadium Way, Doncaster, DN4 5JW

Applicants must be available on the relevant interview dates.

Seasonal Youth Worker (Paid) 

Post Title: Seasonal Youth Worker

Role Status: Part Time/Seasonal, Temporary.

Organisational Base: Herd Farm Activity Centre, Leeds

Reporting To: Youth Engagement Officer

Salary: National Living Wage

The Candidate

You will be passionate about developing your own and other young people’s leadership skills and will have the ability to work effectively in a team setting. You will have the energy and enthusiasm to inspire the participants to fully engage in all aspects of the Programme. You must have the ability to build strong and effective relationships and the confidence to challenge when appropriate.

You will have the support of an experienced and supportive team in an organisation which values people. The candidate must have previous experience of working on standard NCS Programmes. The candidate will be at least 18 years old by the first day of the residential. You will also possess a strong work ethic and an ethos that always puts young people first in the approach you have to your work.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This role would be ideal for candidates that are based within the Yorkshire & Humber Region.

Job Advert   Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

 To apply for the role please return completed application form to Jdexter@efltrust.com.

Volunteer Youth Worker

Post Title: Volunteer Youth Worker

Role Status: Part Time/Seasonal, Temporary.                                                                                                                             

Organisational Base: Herd Farm Activity Centre, Leeds

Reporting To: Youth Engagement Officer

Salary: Unpaid (Reimbursement of Reasonable Travel Expenses)

You will be passionate about developing your own and other young people’s leadership skills and will have the ability to work effectively in a team setting. You will have the energy and enthusiasm to inspire the participants to fully engage in all aspects of the Programme. You must have the ability to build strong and effective relationships and the confidence to challenge when appropriate. You must have the ability to build strong an effective relationships and a clear understanding of the boundaries that need to be set when working with young people. You will have the ambition to develop your existing youth work skills and possess a strong desire to learn from the wider staff team. You will be a team player that is also able to use your own initiative.

You will have the support of an experienced and supportive team in an organisation which values people. The candidate would benefit from having previous experience of working on standard NCS Programmes. The candidate will be at least 18 years old by the first day of the residential. You will also possess a strong work ethic and an ethos that always puts young people first in the approach you have to your work.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This role would be ideal for candidates that are based within the Yorkshire & Humber Region.

Job Advert    Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

 To apply for the role please return completed application form to Jdexter@efltrust.com.

Safeguarding Statement

EFL Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and adults at risk and require all employees to share this commitment and promote the welfare of these groups. Applicants will be asked about any previous convictions, cautions, reprimands, including those that are considered ‘spent’ as defined by the Rehabilitation Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amended 2013).  Appointment to this role is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check (with children’s barred list check) and references.

Equality Statement

EFL Trust is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or belief(s), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age or with regards to pregnancy or maternity.

Vacancies in Our Network

 

Argyle Community Trust

As a registered charity, the Community Trust works, in close conjunction with Plymouth Argyle Football Club, with many people across several sectors where sport has proven to be the ideal tool for creating lasting education and engagement with individuals.

The closing date for all positions is: Wednesday 28 August 2019 by 12 midday

Manadon Sports Hub Caretaker

Reportable to: Manadon Facilities Manager

Salary: £18,000

Contract term: Full time, 12 month fixed term contract

Hours of work: 40 hours

Argyle Community Trust are looking to appoint a hard-working, honest, dependable, self-motivated person to act as Manadon Sports Hub Caretaker. We are seeking a Caretaker to work alongside our Facilities Manager on ensuring the security, safety, warmth and cleanliness of the sports hub premises, including maintenance of the site.

Job Description

Disability Officer

Hours: 40 hours per week; evening and weekend work are a requirement of the post

Salary: £18,000 – £20,000 per annum (12 month fixed term contract)

Responsible to: Deputy Scheme Officer

Argyle Community Trust are looking to recruit a Disability Officer to primarily deliver a number of exciting new and existing projects through the brand of Plymouth Argyle Community Trust. The main focus will be to develop disability programmes within the vicinity of Devon and Cornwall using the branding of the football club to engage with some of the most hard to reach groups and those whom may not have had the opportunity to be involved within a professional football club.

Job Description

Finance and Admin Assistant

Job Description: Finance and Admin Assistant

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £18,000 per annum (12 month fixed term contract)

Responsible to: Office and Finance Manager

The candidate will join the very successful team at Argyle Community Trust and will work with the Office and Finance Manager to deliver an excellent support service to Trust internal staff, external customers and stakeholders. We are looking for a finance and administration assistant to work at our office in Plymouth who has excellent customer service skills and is outcome oriented. The ability to work in a fast paced, diverse environment is essential and candidates with some knowledge of using Sage accounting and payroll software along with the full suite of Office software would be preferred.

Job Description

Girls Officer

Reportable to: Strategic Female Development Manager

Salary: £18,000 – £20,000

Contract term: 12 month fixed term contract

Argyle Community Trust is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated individual to organise and deliver a Girl’s Football Development programme. The position will be based across Devon and Cornwall, the candidate will be expected to work evenings and weekends and have an understanding of young people’s needs and barriers to participation. A key requisite for the position will be a candidate that can implement plans to increase female participation across our core offering within Argyle Community Trust and to broaden our offering for girls across Devon and Cornwall.

Job Description

Strategic Lead for Female Participation

Reportable to:  Deputy Community Manager

Salary: £24,000 – £26,000

Contract term: 12 month fixed term contract

Argyle Community Trust is seeking to appoint a Strategic Lead for Female Participation.  The position will be based across Devon and Cornwall, the candidate will be expected to work some evenings and weekends and have an understanding of young people’s needs and barriers to participation. A key requisite to the position will be a candidate that can develop a strategic plan that can be implemented across Argyle Community Trust to enable access to all of our provisions for females; this will also include increasing provisions and activities across the two counties. Working closely with key partners across Devon and Cornwall the post holder will implement plans to increase female participation across our core offering within Argyle Community Trust and to broaden our offering for girls across Devon and Cornwall.

Job Description

Bolton Wanderers Community Trust

Finance Administrator

We are a growing sport for development charity based in Bolton that offer employees the chance to deliver work that makes an impact alongside colleagues who share a mutual passion for improving people’s lives and narrowing the gap of disadvantage. Bolton Wanderers Community Trust aims to inspire people and raise aspirations while supporting physical and personal development to create a more active and healthy way of life. We consider ourselves a “cradle to grave” organisation and we run programmes for all ages; from 2 years old to 92 years old! We continue to be an innovative and forward-thinking charity that works in partnership with local, regional and national organisations to achieve the greatest outcome for our beneficiaries.

We are looking for a Finance Administrator. The pay range we are offering is £17,000 – £19,000.

Job Advert      Job Description & Person Specification

An application pack can be downloaded from our website. Please complete the application form, stating how you meet the person specification and email the return to Elaine Hallam by Friday 6th September by 5pm: ehallam@bwct.org.uk

Burnley FC in the Community

NCS Officers (x2)

Job Vacancy: NCS Officers (x2)
Remuneration and Benefits: £18,000 – £20,000 per annum plus OTE of £1,000. 28 days’ holiday (including Bank Holidays). Long service holidays. Free parking.
Contract Type: Fixed term for two years. Standard working week of a minimum of 35 hours, Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. However, you will occasionally be required to work outside of normal office hours at evenings, weekends and matchdays as required.
Location: Turf Moor, Harry Potts Way, Burnley, BB10 4BX
Closing Date: Monday 26th August 2019 at 5:00pm
Interview Date: Week commencing 2nd Monday September 2019

Cambridge United Community Trust

Community Trust Manager

Job Title: Community Trust Manager
Location: Abbey Stadium, Newmarket Road, Cambridge, CB5 8LN
Salary: In the region of £35,000 per year depending on experience
Type of contract: Full-time, permanent
Closing date: Friday 6th September 2019
Interview date: Mid-September 2019
Start date: As soon as possible following appointment

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Crawley Town Community Foundation

NCS Manager

Job Title: NCS Manager

Reporting to: CEO

Location: Crawley Town FC, RH11 9RX

Salary: £24,000 to £32,000, p.a.

Hours of work: 40 hours per week, The role will require some evening and weekend working

Contract: For the duration of the NCS contract

Closing Date: Thursday 29th August 2019 at 5pm

Job Description

FGR Community

Operations Coordinator

FGR Community’s vision is to change lives in our local community and use the reach and unique appeal of Forest Green Rovers Football Club to spread aspiration and make a difference to the lives of people within the Stroud district and beyond. Forest Green Rovers is a unique football club, recognised by FIFA as the “world’s greenest football club” securing coverage from around the globe for its environmentally focused ethos.The candidate will join an innovative and developing Community Trust and work closely alongside the football club to deliver community focused initiatives, projects and programmes on non-match days and match days. Our themes are, Sport and Recreation, Health & Well being, Inclusion & Community Cohesion, Education and Environment & Sustainability.

We are looking for an Operational Coordinator to deliver an excellent support service, who has excellent customer service skills and is outcome orientated. The role will require strong interpersonal skills to develop new partnerships and maintain ongoing relationships with key stakeholders and funders.

We are seeking someone who can work in a team and is knowledgeable and passionate about the workings of charities, football and community organisations.

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Millwall Community Trust

NCS Manager

Reporting to: C.E.O
Location: Lions Centre, SE16 3LD
Salary: Competitive
Hours of work: 40 hours per week, the role will require some evening and weekend working

The Millwall Community Trust NCS Programme Manager is responsible for managing the delivery of a high quality, safe and to specification NCS programme for Millwall Community Trust.  Responsibilities extend to the management of operational and administrative staff, oversight of health and safety and safeguarding matters as well as operational deployment and incident management.  The role will be the key liaison between Millwall Community Trust and the commissioning body, -The EFL Trust.

For full details of the job description and responsibilities, Click Here

NCS Co-ordinator

Reporting to: NCS Manager
Location: Lions Centre, SE16 3LD
Salary: Competitive
Hours of work: 40 hours per week, the role will require some evening and weekend working

Purpose of the Role:
To effectively engage with and manage relationships with schools, colleges, training/community providers and key delivery partners to plan, facilitate and deliver recruitment and promotional activities to maximise NCS programme participation.

For full details of the job description and responsibilities, Click Here

Closing date for applications for both of the above roles is Friday 23rd August 5pm

Notts County Football in the Community

Head of Income Development

Job title: Head of Income Development

Organisation: Notts County Football in the Community

Salary: £39k -£45k

Location: Nottinghamshire

Closing date: 02/09/2019

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Preston North End Community and Education Trust

PNECET is the community department of Preston North End Football Club. Its aim is to use the power of the badge and the football club to work in partnership with local communities, improving their lives and their environment. The Trust work in the community to deliver projects centred around;

  • Sports participation
  • Education
  • Health and
  • Social Inclusion

Community Inclusion Officer

Preston North Community and Education Trust (PNECET) at Preston North End FC is seeking to appoint a full time, enthusiastic, skilled and dedicated Community Inclusion Officer to deliver on our community based football and multi-sports sessions across Preston and the surrounding areas.

Job Description

Graphic Designer

Preston North End Community and Education Trust (PNECET) at Preston North End FC is seeking to appoint a part-time Graphic Designer to assist in the Marketing and Communications of the Trust.

Job Description

Schools Provision Officer

The Preston North End Community and Education Trust (PNECET) at Preston North End FC is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, skilled and dedicated Schools Provision Officer to deliver all activities within schools as part of the Premier League Primary Stars Schools programme.

Job Description

The closing date for all three of the above roles at PNECET is 28th August 2019    

Shrewsbury Town in the Community

Football Development Co-ordinator (4-12 Years)

Job Title: Football Development Coordinator (4-12 Years)
Department: Shrewsbury Town in the Community
Location: Reech Community Hub – Shrewsbury
Accountable To: Chief Executive

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Football Development Co-ordinator  (13 – 19 Years)

Job Title: Football Development Coordinator
Department: Shrewsbury Town in the Community
Location: Reech Community Hub – Shrewsbury
Accountable To: Chief Executive

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Health Officer

Job Title: Health Officer
Department: Shrewsbury Town in the Community
Location: Community Football Hub – Shrewsbury
Accountable To: Community Manager

To lead on the delivery and co-ordination of Shrewsbury Town in the Community’s health projects across Shropshire. The main focus on this job is to deliver the Extra Time Hubs and Kick Cancer projects which are currently funded by EFLT, Sport England and the Lingen Davies Trust respectively. You will also lead on the development of new health projects in line with the ‘Together Stronger’ project.

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Stevenage FC Foundation

Education Mentor

Stevenage FC Foundation is seeking highly motivated, responsible, enthusiastic and committed individuals to work within its expanding community programme.

The Foundation is looking to add an Education Mentor to oversee the brand new FdSc Community Football Coaching and Development degree launching in September 2019 in partnership with the University of South Wales (USW) at The Lamex Stadium in Stevenage. The Education Mentor will support, mentor and teach a group of students enrolled on the programme, facilitating tasks and provided collective and individual support to maximise student’s successful completion of the FdSc programme.

Job Title: Education Mentor

Reports To: Head of Education & School Sport

Location: Stevenage FC Foundation, The Lamex Stadium, Broadhall Way, Stevenage, SG2 8RH

Contract: Fixed Term Part Time (until August 2021, view to extend subject student recruitment)

Salary: £18,300 p/a (pro rata) – 20 hours per week

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