To deliver engaging and inspiring sessions that include young people and adults within the community. The Inclusion Community Coach will deliver high quality sessions as part of the social inclusion projects by working effectively with a other SWFC staff members, partners and young people aligning with the inclusion strategy set out in the Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme (SWFCCP) business plan.

Planning high quality football and multi-sports sessions that engage young people and adults, living in low socio-economic areas. As well as delivering issue-based workshops that aim to support the development and growth of SWFC’s beneficiaries.

This includes delivering high quality initiatives, working effectively with key partners including South Yorkshire Police, Police & Crime Commissioners Office, Sport England, Home Office, Premier League, EFL Trust and Sheffield City Council. This will involve ensuring that all monitoring and evaluating targets are met by ensuring KPI’s are met, completing registers and evaluation data.

The Inclusion Community Coach will influence the promotion of the club and its values, whilst also promoting the benefits of positive education, physical activity, and community cohesion.

  • To be responsible for the high-quality delivery of Inclusion projects ensuring activities align with the strategic development of the community programme.
  • To ensure that outcomes are achieved and monitored across all Inclusion projects.
  • To recruit young people on to courses by targeting underrepresented groups
  • To develop inclusive sessions that support people with disabilities and improve community cohesion and
  • Promote all social inclusion programmes within the local community with focus on underrepresented groups and individuals
  • Provide case study evidence for all social inclusion programmes.
  • To comply with the community programme policies and procedures always in particularly with a key focus on safeguarding young people and adults
  • To ensure all registers are up to date and consent forms are acquired for all SWFCCP activities.
  • To update the Substance Views system on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure that all requirements related to Quality Assurance, Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities, Data Protection and Safeguarding are implemented and comply with SWFCCP policies and procedures, in order to safeguard the health and wellbeing of all young people, staff and volunteers involved in the programme
  • To undertake training and CPD as necessary and relevant to the post
  • The post holder will be required to work some match days, evenings, and weekends as the requirements of the job demands staff competencies: putting our participants first
  • Supporting cross working with other departments and any duties reasonably requested by your Line Manager.


Full driving license and the use of a vehicle (E)

FA Level 2 coaching Badge or other relevant level 2 sports qualification (E)

Youth Work/Management qualification (D)

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 2-year experience coordinating projects within a community setting (E
  • Experience of working in a project that engaged with and impacted upon a hard to reach target group (E)
  • Experience of working in a professional football club charitable organisation (D)
  • Designing and developing schemes of work to a high standard (E)
  • Working with local community groups, external providers, and funders (E)
  • Developing innovative training sessions to inspire and engage young people and adults with disabilities and special educational needs (E)
  • Monitoring and evaluation of programmes (E)
  • Working with young people and young adults (E)

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

Application closing date: Wednesday 12th May

Interviews held on: W/C: 17th May

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