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We are looking for level one (minimum) certified sports coaches to join our Suffolk Positive Futures scheme in Ipswich. Through this project, we aim to transform young people’s lives and make a significant impact on reducing crime and youth violence in local communities while promoting positive emotional wellbeing. Our staff reach out to young people within their community, at times when they need support the most.

Contact Name
Paul Knight
Contact Telephone
07717 290545
Contact Email
paul.knight@suffolk.gov.uk
Organisation
Catch22 Suffolk Positive Futures

About Sports Coach

We are looking for level one (minimum) certified sports coaches to join our Suffolk Positive Futures scheme in Ipswich. Through this project, we aim to transform young people's lives and make a significant impact on reducing crime and youth violence in local communities while promoting positive emotional wellbeing. Our staff reach out to young people within their community, at times when they need support the most.

As a sports coach, you will support this project by helping to deliver a programme of sports-based activities to young people aged 10-19 during the day with school groups plus out in the community early evening in Ipswich. The emphasis is on raising young people's aspirations, self-esteem and personal development while developing healthier lifestyles. The ultimate aim is to steer the young people towards education, training and employment.

If you have the skills we are looking for, this is a great opportunity to make a difference to young people at a crucial time in their lives.

Qualifications

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

�. Level 1 governing body coaching certificate (e.g. FA Level 1 certificate) or equivalent sports coaching qualification

�. Experience of coaching sport to young people

�. Experience in supervision of groups of children

�. Good communicator and organiser

�. An awareness of equal opportunities and equality and diversity

�. Self-motivated

�. Ability to work under own initiative

�. Ability to work under pressure

�. Access to your own transport and a full driving licence.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA

�. First Aid Certificate

�. Level 2 certificate in coaching football (UEFA 'B' – part 1)

�. Experience of coaching in a crime diversion/social exclusion setting

�. Knowledge of good working practices with young people

�. Understanding of the needs of socially excluded young people

�. Ability to work on own initiative to an agreed action plan

�. Experience of team work / leadership

Additional Information

�. Location: Ipswich, Suffolk

�. Pay: £12.50ph plus holiday pay

�. Hours: Casual hours but could be up to 10hrs per week. (During the day and early evenings)

�. Managed by: Suffolk Positive Futures Project Manager

Supporting Documents:

positive-futures-job-ad.doc (MS Word, 70.5 Kb)

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