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EMPLOYABILITY OFFICER - Full time 37.5 hours per week.

£20,000 - £22,000 per annum + performance related incentives

Do you have a proven track record in supporting people into employment or education? Are you passionate about enhancing people’s opportunities in life and making a difference in the local community?

Northampton Town FC Community Trust is a pioneering charity that uses the unique appeal of Northampton Town Football Club to deliver activities that connect our communities and improve people’s lives.

Due to the expansion of our education provision, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team. We are seeking an individual who is passionate about supporting people in their journey into employment.  The employability officer will provide opportunities for people not currently in education and training (primarily targeting those aged 16-24) in Northamptonshire to access training and work experience to enable them to gain the skills and confidence to move closer to or gain employment.   The post holder will therefore have a broad range of experience in building relationships with individuals from a range of backgrounds, alongside an ability to build and maintain relationships with employers. 

 

Why work with us?

We know that people are the key to us achieving our mission – and that’s why we look after our dedicated team. We believe that everyone on our team should grow as the organisation grows – and we do that by encouraging constant learning and development. We know that if we invest in our team, our team go the extra mile.

 

Benefits

·  Access to bespoke CPD and training from our partners including the Premier League, EFL, Northampton Town FC & the FA.

·       Pension Scheme

·       Free Gym access and other local partner discounts

·       Free tickets to NTFC matches

·       Career progression opportunities

·       Performance related incentives package

 

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A copy of our application form can be downloaded by clicking here

How to apply

If you think you have the passion, skills and aptitude and want to be part of a dynamic team making a difference, please download and complete our application form. Please send this along with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to: kim.birtwistle@ntfc.co.uk

 

Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 22nd July 2019.

Interviews to take place on Thursday 1st August 2019.

We will adhere to our privacy notice in the process of reviewing all applications, a copy of this document can be found here: NTFC privacy notice for applicants


Volunteering

Current opportunities include:

Girls Elite Player Development Centre Assistant Coach - Our successful Girls Player Development Centre is designed to provide an opportunity for the girls to take the next step on the talent pathway whilst continuing to play for their grassroots clubs. Training takes place on a Tuesday night with matches during the half terms against other Elite Clubs across the Country. Your role will be to support the lead coach and we will help you progress within your own career. You will hold of minimum FA level 1 coaching in football qualification, an up to date first aid and safeguarding certificate. All applicants will need to provide proof of qualifications and also go through the DBS process.

Grassroots Coach

We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic grassroots coaches to expand our ever growing Ladies & Girls club. Our teams play in the Northamptonshire Womens and Girls League and home games are played at Blisworth FC on a Saturday morning along with one training session per week. You will hold of minimum of FA level 1 coaching in football qualification, an up to date first aid and safeguarding certificate. All applicants will need to provide proof of qualifications and also go through the DBS process.

Wildcats Assistant Coach We currently run 2 successful Wildcats centres for girls at 5-11 wanting to get into football as part of the FA national initiative. We are due to set up our third centre in Northampton and are on the look out for fun energetic individuals to help support in these centres. No prior qualifications are needed and so this is a great opportunity for someone who wishes to develop their coaching skills alongside a professional coach. All applicants will need to provide proof of qualifications and also complete an enhanced DBS.

Disability Coach – Our successful Multi-Disabled football club is on the look out for new coaches for the 2019/20 season. With the club receiving charter standard status and over 100 players currently in the programme this club is a great hub for all players with a disability. We run teams from U10’s right through to Adult Male and Female only teams. Training is on a Friday night with games played within the BOBi League on Sundays throughout the year. You will hold of minimum of FA level 1 coaching in football qualification, an up to date first aid and safeguarding certificate. All applicants will need to provide proof of qualifications and also complete an enhanced DBS.

application form - volunteering

To apply for a volunteering position please complete the following form:

Full Name *
Full Name
Role applying for *
Please select which position(s) you are interested in applying for
Address
Address
Qualifications *
Please tick all that apply
Please include the date your safeguarding qualification expires
Please include the date of expiry for any first aid qualification.
Please briefly outline your coaching experience

We will adhere to our privacy notice in the process of reviewing all applications, a copy of this document can be found here: NTFC privacy notice for applicants

I have been volunteering for 7 years since gaining my level 1 coaching qualification and volunteer around 2 hours per week at the multi disabled football club. Volunteering has helped me gain confidence and independence. To anyone out there considering, I would definitely recommend!
— Grant Ellingham, NTFC Volunteer