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Stoke City Football Club Community Trust

The power of sport, particularly football, is used to engage with people of all ages, abilities and social backgrounds. The Trust is committed to inclusion work, promoting health and wellbeing, and improving education.

14 Apr 2022
Contract - Fixed Term
Closing date
31 May 2022

Stoke City Football Club Community Trust is offering a number of Traineeships to support the communities that we work with.

We are looking for young, dynamic people who are committed to develop their skills to be able to work in communities to include schools, youth organisations and many of the local priority populations. Projects include:

  • School sport programmes including Premier League Primary Stars.
  • Boys and girls football based activities.
  • Outreach work including Premier League Kicks.
  • Disability and Inclusion programmes.
  • Health and Wellbeing programmes.
  • Education and Lifelong learning including Premier League Inspires.
  • Sports related administration.

We offer this programme through working in partnership with our education partner. The Traineeship programme aimed at 16-25 year olds follows a 9 week programme designed to develop the skills and confidence to work in a football/sports environment. The programme will involve gaining the necessary skills required to perform in a role associated with an apprenticeship or work based setting.

You will be representing a professional Football Club, which extends to make a positive difference in the lives of children, young people and adults in the City of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire and South Cheshire area. For this purpose, we are currently looking to recruit Traineeships to provide opportunities to build confidence in developing their skills in a sports setting and customer-facing role.

The following is a brief overview of the programme.

Community Traineeships

  • Programme designed to develop the skills required to be an apprentice.
  • Gain free qualifications.
  • Develop work based learning experience in a real life environment.
  • Paid a monthly learning allowance.
  • Build confidence in communicating, administration and evaluating sessions.
  • Develop employability and functional skills that are relevant to the role.
  • Opportunities to progress into a Community Apprenticeship

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to progress within a dynamic and fast moving environment.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and DBS checks at the appropriate level will be obtained prior to employment commencing.

To apply:

Please download the application form and complete and return the application form/send your CV with a covering letter by clicking the 'Apply Now' button and quoting ‘TRAINEE2204SCFCW’ in the subject line.; OR

to Human Resources, SCFC Jobs, PO Box 3573, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 9LL. Alternatively, telephone the Human Resources Department on 01782 684727 for an application form.

Closing date for applications is 31st May 2022.

Stoke City Football Club endorses the principle of Equality and will strive to ensure that everyone who wishes to be involved in the Club will be treated fairly and with respect, without regard to their age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, sex or sexual orientation.

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The Club is committed to providing access and opportunities for all members of the community to take part in without threat of intimidation, victimisation, harassment, bullying and abuse. Any person associated with the Club can be assured of an environment in which their rights, dignity and individual worth are respected and in particular, that they are able to enjoy their engagement at the Club.

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