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19 August 2016

Job opportunities at Pompey in the Community

Job Title: Community Coach
Responsible to: Head of Sports and Coaching
Hours per week: 37.5 hours 
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications and experience, circa £17K per annum
Closing Date: August 22 2016
        
Pompey in the Community are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated coach to work in our Sports and Coaching department.

The key role of the Community Coach is to provide quality coaching in football sessions, to lead the development of new sessions to target new participation, develop new partnerships and raise the profile of football.

How to apply: Please send CV and cover letter addressed to Clare Martin. Email to clare.martin@pompeyitc.org.uk or post to: Clare Martin, CEO Pompey in the Community, Anson Road, Portsmouth, PO4 8TB.

Please note that the job will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

Job Description
You will be required to work outside of normal office hours; at evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays. The role will also include working home matchdays, as required. This post is full-time, fixed term for 12 months form the post holder’s start date, with a view to this being extended if objectives are met. 

Duties and Responsibilities
The post holder will be responsible and accountable for: 
- Delivering coaching sessions in school settings – these may include breakfast clubs, lesson time delivery, lunchtime clubs, after school clubs as well as skills and development centres in the evenings or Saturday mornings and during school holidays
- Working with less experienced coaches and apprentices to and support their professional development
- Booking meetings to generate business and distributing leaflets, fliers, etc
- Adhering to PitC’s Safeguarding Children, Health & Safety, and Equal Opportunities and all other policies at all times
- Making sure that your DBS check, Safeguarding Children, First Aid and any coaching certificates are kept up to date
- Willing to contribute to your own Professional Development by attending organised courses and finding your own courses where appropriate
- Ensuring that all registers are properly maintained and returned promptly
- Assisting where necessary with organising annual tour for development groups either abroad or within the UK
- Any other duties as deemed appropriate by the Trustees.

General 
To represent Pompey in the Community and Portsmouth Community Football Club in a professional manner at all times, regarding uniform, presentation, personal hygiene, attitude, conduct and professionalism. To be able to work flexible and unsociable hours where the role of the job requires including evenings, weekends and all home matchdays.

Person Specification Description

Qualifications
Essential
FA Level 2 Coaching Football Award (Must be the NGB level 2 award) 
FA Youth Module 1 (or a willingness to achieve) 
In date Safeguarding certificate (or willingness to update asap) 
In date First Aid certificate (or willingness to update asap) 
Current FA Coaching licence (or willingness to undergo necessary CPD) 
Full UK Driving Licence Car owner and willingness to use own vehicle for work

Desirable
Multi Skills Level 2 
The FA UEFA B Licence 
FA Youth module 2 and 3 other level 1 and 2 sport/activity based qualifications

Experience
- Experience of coaching football to young people. Experience of coaching/working with youngsters 
- Experience of promoting and recruiting targeted participants onto activities 
- A proven ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
- Examples of self-motivation and the ability to work on own initiative
- Excellent communication skills including written, telephone and interpersonal skills
- Proven planning and organisational skills
- Attitude to always strive to overachieve and continuously develop the programme and organisation
- Excellent attention to detail
- Commitment to undergo regular CPD 
- Competent with the use of IT and IT based systems.

Desirable
- Experience of writing reports and coordinating a monitoring and evaluation system
- Experience of recruiting and working with volunteers and casual coaches
- Practical experience of managing information operating systems including monitoring, evaluation and quality assurance frameworks as social network mechanisms including websites

Other Duties 
- To comply with the requirements of the staff handbook
- Work with Commercial and Marketing Manager to install an on-going marketing campaign to publicise project to participants and promote to local media
- Assist the Chief Executive and Management Team in providing regular reports for the Trustees’ Management Committee meetings 
- Any other duties as deemed appropriate by the Trustees 

Benefits of the job
Pompey in the Community is Portsmouth Football Club’s affiliated charity and as such you will be working for a high profile organisation with the city. The organisation, alongside the club, have huge ambitions to really embed themselves in the local community. As a result it’s a really exciting time to join Pompey, one of football’s most iconic clubs.

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Job Title: Premier League Girls Football Coordinator
Responsible to: Head of Sports and Coaching
Hours per week: 37.5 hours 
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications and experience, circa £17K per annum
Closing Date: Monday 22 August 
        
Pompey in the Community are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated Women and Girls’ Coordinator to organise and deliver our Female Football Development (FFD) programme. This programme is funded by the Premier League and is aimed at young women aged 12-25 to:
- Increase access to football for young women aged 12-25
- Create a supportive environment in which girls can develop their skills
- Provide a link to a variety of exit routes including local teams

The key role of the co-ordinator is to lead the development of new sessions to target new participation, develop new partnerships, raise the profile of women’s football and to complete the monitoring and evaluation of the programme.

How to apply: Please send CV and cover letter addressed to Clare Martin. Email to clare.martin@pompeyitc.org.uk or post to: Clare Martin, CEO, Pompey in the Community, Anson Road, Portsmouth, PO4 8TB.

Please note that the job will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

Job Description
You will be required to work outside of normal office hours; at evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays; the role will also include working home matchdays, as required, as part of the match day coordination.

This post is full-time, fixed term for 12 months from the post holder’s start date with a view to this being extended if objectives are met.

Overall purpose of the Job: To provide high quality coaching sessions to increase access to football for young women within Portsmouth and the surrounding areas. To create a supportive environment for young women to develop their skills and link a variety of exit routes including local teams. The role will also including working on all home matchdays as part of the matchday co-ordination. 

Duties and Responsibilities 
The post holder will be responsible and accountable for: 
- Co-ordinating the new Female Football Development (FFD) programme
- Planning and organising new sessions specifically set up to target new young women into football and to lead on the delivery of sessions in and around schools and evening community sessions
- To monitor and evaluate all activity on the programme, including reports to the Premier League and regular updates for Head of Sports and Coaching
- To create strategic partnerships with key organisations within Portsmouth and the surrounding areas
- Support the female player pathway in girls progressing into a team and elite talent identification
- To promote the work of the charity and ensure positive media is achieved through internal and external media – locally, regionally and nationally where applicable
- To assist with the co-ordination of the club’s matchday experience at home games as and when required
- Assist on other project areas within the organisation at the discretion of the Community Manager
- Work with the CEO to identify and access funding and capacity support to enable the delivery of the strategy
- Work with key staff members, participants, volunteers and partner organisations to develop an effective Women and Girls strategy for PITC

General 
- To represent Pompey in the Community and Portsmouth Community Football Club in a professional manner at all times, regarding to uniform, presentation, personal hygiene, attitude, conduct and professionalism
- To be able to work flexible and unsociable hours where the role of the job requires including evenings, weekends and all home matchdays

Qualifications
Essential
- FA Level 2 Coaching Football Award (Must be the NGB Level 2 Award)
- FA Youth Module 1 (or a willingness to achieve)
- In date Safeguarding Certificate (or willingness to update ASAP)
- In date First Aid certificate (or willingness to update ASAP)
- Current FA Coaching licence (or willingness to undergo necessary CPD)
- Full UK Driving Licence car owner and willingness to use own vehicle for work

Desirable
- The FA UEFA B Licence and FA Youth module 2 and 3
- Other level 1 and 2 sport/activity based qualifications

Experience
- Essential Experience of coaching football to young people. Experience of coaching/working with female footballers
- Experience of promoting and recruiting female/targeted participants onto activities working within partnership and multi-agency programmes
- Activity planning, project management and session management
- A proven track record of successful project implementation and administration
- A proven track record of working with external partners
- A proven ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
- Excellent communication skills including written, telephone and interpersonal skills
- Proven planning and organisational skills
- Competent with the use of IT and IT based systems
- Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check. All employees may be required to undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required

Desirable
- Experience in the girls/women’s game as a previous player/coach; knowledge of the FA’s Female Football Development (FFD) programme and its strategic aims
- Experience of writing reports and coordinating a monitoring and evaluation system
- Working within a professional football club environment. An understanding of the issues faced by young people and female footballers
- Knowledge of Portsmouth and its surrounding areas
- Experience of recruiting and working with volunteers and casual coaches
- Practical experience of managing information operating systems including monitoring, evaluation and quality assurance frameworks
- Experience of social network mechanisms including websites

Benefits of the job
Pompey in the Community is Portsmouth Football Club’s affiliated charity and as such you will be working for a high profile organisation with the city. The organisation, alongside the club, has huge ambitions to really embed themselves in the local community. As a result it’s a really exciting time to join Pompey, one of football’s most iconic clubs.

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Job title: Premier League Kicks Project Lead
Salary: £17,000
Department/Service: Community Cohesion
Effective date of job: 16/09/16

Premier League Kicks delivers diversionary and positive activities on behalf of the Premier League Charitable Fund. The Project Lead will maintain a variety of new and existing Kicks sessions for 10-24 year olds and aim to grow sessions, ensuring they remain at a high standard. 

The job purpose will be to ensure PL Kicks projects administration, monitoring and evaluation is maintained to the required standard, and submitted by the relevant deadlines. The post-holder will be responsible for coordination of the project, and management of its delivery team. The role is to lead on Premier League Kicks. You will be working closely with the projects steering group, local stakeholders and a range of Pompey in the Community partners.  

The candidate will need to have a sound knowledge, experience and understanding of representing a large organisation, being aware of all aspects that PitC and Portsmouth Football Club and having insight where necessary.  Includes working in partnership with most young people services within the city and surrounding areas. Having experience across all levels from grassroots to prestigious events where you will deliver presentations to support the PITC and Community Cohesion agenda.   

The post holder will work a 37.5 hour week which will include evening and weekend delivery. 

Key Responsibilities 
- To deliver high quality, inclusive sports participation sessions
- To promote participation in PL Kicks activities; encouraging a range of vulnerable & targeted young people in the community and at Schools who are at risk or are engaging in criminality, alcohol and substance misuse
- Supporting the project steering group who drive the project and listen to the ideas and concepts and incorporate within the programme
- To lead, deliver, supervise, mentor volunteers and young people on a weekly programme
- Gain an understanding of how highly regarded the PL Kicks brand is to young people in the city and deliver to a high level on their expectations
- Deliver an inclusive programme of diversionary activities and educational workshops for young people with a variety of need

General project administration
- Deliver and manage the PL Kicks project 
- Maintain a record systems to enable effective monitoring and evaluating of the projects and report on the process of the projects throughout the year through weekly/ monthly and annual meetings with Project Boards
- Completing the online Monitoring and Evaluation Processes
- Broker the relationship between PITC and other organisations
- Develop partnerships to enhance the activities/programmes offered to young people  
- Complete monthly budgets and forecasts for the project
- Support the development of a short film showcasing the outcomes of the projects 
- Market and promote PL Kicks through print, PitC website, social media, promotion by way of school assemblies, etc

Knowledge and Experience 
- Good knowledge and understanding of working with young people aged 9-24
- Broad knowledge of social inclusion work and experience of how to create an effective plan 
- Experience of working in a sports and youth work environment
- Experience of managing staff, volunteers and mentoring young people
- Experience in dealing with challenging young people 
- Experience in delivering a range of positive activities and school inclusion courses
- Experience in delivering presentations to large groups of organisations, project funders, youth action teams and commissions

Qualifications, Education and Training
- Professional sports and youth work qualifications Level 2 and above, including sport leaders and Asdan tutor
- First Aid at Work, DBS and safeguarding children
- GCSE Maths and English (A-C)

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Job title: Raise Your Game/Premier League Kicks Project Lead
Salary: 17-20k, depending upon qualifications and experience
Department/Service: Community Cohesion
Responsible to: Cohesion Manager
Effective date of job: 16/09/16

Purpose of Job
Raise Your Game is a city-wide intervention using regular physical activity and education to prevent and reduce substance misuse and alcohol abuse among vulnerable young people, aged 9-19, from across Portsmouth; creating safer and better futures.

Premier League Kicks delivers diversionary and positive activities on behalf of the Premier League Charitable Fund. The Project Lead will maintain a variety of new and existing Kicks sessions for 10-24-year-olds and aim to grow sessions, ensuring they remain at a high standard. 

The job purpose will be to ensure both Raise Your Game and PL Kicks delivery, projects administration, monitoring and evaluation is maintained to the required standard, and submitted by the relevant deadlines. The post-holder will be responsible for co-ordination of the both projects, and management of the both of its delivery teams. The post holder will work a 37.5 hour week which will include evening and include weekend duties. 

Key Responsibilities
- To deliver high quality sessions throughout socially deprived areas of Portsmouth 
- To promote the engagement of Raise Your Game and PL Kicks projects; encouraging a range of vulnerable and targeted young people in the community and at schools who are at risk or are engaging in criminality, alcohol and substance misuse
- Supporting the project steering group who drive the project and listen to their ideas and concepts and incorporate within the programme
- To deliver, supervise, mentor volunteers and young people on a weekly programme
- Responsible for reaching out to local stakeholders/partners, finding ways of involving them in events/workshops where applicable
- General project administration

Essential Skills

Specific Knowledge and Experience
- Good knowledge and understanding of working with young people aged 9-24
- Professional sports and youth work qualifications Level 2 and above, including sport leaders and Asdan tutor
- Broad knowledge of social inclusion work and experience of how to create an effective plan 
- Creative approach to work in order to develop new diversionary and positive activities
- Experience of working in a sports and youth work environment
- Experience in dealing with challenging young people

Benefits of the job
Pompey in the Community is Portsmouth Football Club’s affiliated charity and as such you will be working for a high profile organisation with the city. The organisation, alongside the club, have huge ambitions to really embed themselves in the local community. As a result it’s a really exciting time to join Pompey, one of football’s most iconic clubs.

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