The LFC Foundation is the official charity of Liverpool Football Club. Building on the Club’s work in the community over the past 20 years, the charity was formed in 2010 to harness the power and passion our fans and supporters have to improve the lives of others.
About the role
Liverpool FC Foundation is offering an exciting opportunity to support in the delivery of our Inclusion programme. You will support the development and delivery of Community Sports Inclusion programmes with a focus on coach support and inclusive curriculum development.
You will have the responsibility to represent the LFC Foundation in a professional manner regarding dress, presentation, personal hygiene, attitude and conduct at all times.
You must be flexible and capable of adapting quickly when needed. You may be required to assist the wider development and growth of the LFC Foundation through activity/roles outside of what is stated below. The role is 20 hours per week across a flexible working pattern to suit the needs of the programmes.
What will you be doing?
Who are we looking for?
It’s vital the successful candidate has a minimum of level 1 coaching qualification or equivalent in 2 or more sports. You should also have experience of developing session plans that are inclusive to specific group and supporting the development of community programmes. You will attend meetings with partners and community groups and work with minority groups to engage them into sport and physical activity and promote programmes.
The successful candidate would be expected to keep up to date records for every activity/session on LFC Foundation reporting systems and databases. Knowledge of reporting and case study experience would be advantageous.
It is desirable for the candidate to have a full clean driving licence, experience in mentoring adults and football coaching qualifications.
We’re committed to safeguarding young people, so the candidate must also have a level 1 (or higher) qualification in safeguarding young people, and a strong understanding of good safeguarding practices. Similarly, we also aim to be the most inclusive football club, so the candidate must be able to demonstrate understanding of inclusive youth work practices.
Why should you apply?
This is a one-year contract role working 20 hours per week to meet the needs of the programmes with some evening and weekend work required. This role is based in the Anfield Sports and Community Centre in Liverpool; however, the post holder will be required to work from other locations across Merseyside.
To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays and the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days) and a contributory pension scheme.
You will have access to our benefits kit bag where you can get high street discounts, and a selection of benefit schemes you can join. There are opportunities to get involved with volunteering through our LFC Foundation to give back to the local community.
At Liverpool Football Club, we have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and are always looking to making a positive difference in the communities that we operate within. We are proud of our achievements in this area; maintaining the Premier League Equality Standard Advanced Level, becoming a founding signatory of the Football Association’s Football Leadership Diversity Code and being recognised as a leader in this important area on and off the pitch. We take our responsibilities in this area seriously and through the work being done across the club, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our people and becoming an increasingly inclusive workplace for all. We are committed to hiring great people representative of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills across our entire business. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.
Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment.
How to Apply
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