Job Title: Community Champion
Employer: Albion in the Community
Location: American Express Community Stadium, Brighton and various schools around Sussex
Salary: £19,000 – £20,000
Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Job Type: Fixed term until 31 July 2023
Deadline Day: 16 September 2022
We are the official charity of Brighton and Hove Albion FC. Through the power of football and the brand of BHAFC, we are committed to delivering high-quality, accessible opportunities that improve the health and wellbeing, education and aspirations of our community.
You will deliver Premier League and schools department curriculum programmes
Working in a range of schools across Sussex, the successful candidate will need to ensure the core values of the club and charity are fully embedded within school life, raising the aspirations of pupils and liaising with teachers and parents to promote the resilience, health and wellbeing of the young people we work with. You will plan and deliver mentoring programmes and behavioural development strategies and provide 1 to 1 support to vulnerable students in the local schools.
What we need
We are looking for a candidate with experience of working with young people from an education or youth worker background, with a strong knowledge of community engagement programmes specifically tailored to the provision of emotional health & wellbeing for young people. You need to be an exceptional organiser with the ability to build a strong rapport with pupils with varying needs, as well as building positive relationships with teachers, school leaders and colleagues. The ability to be flexible and adaptable as well as working calmly under pressure is a must, as well as demonstrating a high level of organisation skills.
Our values play a pivotal role in our success
Our values are not just a list of words we expect our colleagues to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors. As a team we live and breathe these values.
Our values are:
– Treat People Well
– Exceed Expectations
– Aim High. Never Give Up
– Act with Integrity
– Make it Special
How we say thank you
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but not limited to:
– Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
– 23 days leave plus 8 bank holidays rising to 28 days with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
– Local travel discounts and travel season ticket loan
– Priority access to Premier League match tickets, subject to availability and access to free WSL tickets for 22/23 season (upon completion of probation)
– Free on-site parking at the Amex and the training ground
– In-house training programme and Continuing Professional Development opportunities
– Discounts at the Club superstore and online
– Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
– Enhanced club pension scheme
– Access to occupational health and mental health support
– Group life protection
We are a Disability Confident employer
We are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.
We champion diversity and equality
We believe the club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, allowing us to meet the needs of a diverse audience. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.
Safeguarding is part of everything we do
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
To be considered for this position, you must be able to demonstrate your right to work in the UK
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