*Full job descriptions and application forms for all positions are to the right of this section*

 

Mental and Physical Wellbeing Officer  

(Salary £22,000 - £26,000), Fixed Term Contract – Three Years

Closing Date: Wednesday 10th January – 5pm         Interview Date: Friday 19th January​

The Trust are looking to recruit a full-time (40 hours per week) Project Officer whose role will be to plan, deliver, manage and evaluate the Trust’s new mental health project.  The Officer will coordinate a three tiered project which includes mental health awareness sessions in primary and secondary schools across Watford and Hemel Hempstead. The school element will feed into a series of 12 week physical activity programs for 9- 14 years old and 18-25 year olds. The last element of the project focusses on a coach education scheme which aims to upskill football coaches across the county about mental health issues and how to refer into services. The aim of the project is to improve the lives of children and young adults experiencing mental health issues through physical activity and school based learning.

 

The Officer will network with local mental health services in the public, and voluntary sectors, as well as working with schools, physical activity providers and sports clubs. In addition, the successful person will support the Trusts wider community activities and events.  This post presents an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and hard-working individual to join our team, based at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford.

 

The ideal candidate will have the following:

 

· A degree or relevant qualification (in a related subject area such as health, health psychology, sports psychology or related field).

· A sound knowledge of the common mental health issues and their link with physical activity 

· Experience of working with children or young people with functional mental health problems.

· Experience of managing or supervising a team of staff or volunteers 

· An ability to engage, motivate, inspire and mentor people towards achieving their goals.

· Proven experience of managing budgets

· Proven experience of project/event management and experience of report writing.

· A full and valid UK Driving License as well as access to a vehicle.

· Hold a current, or willing to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check with the Trust.

  

Applicants will need a flexible approach to work and be able to work some evenings and weekends.  In return for your dedication to this role we will support and develop the successful candidate. 

Please return your application and a covering letter, outlining your suitability for the position by e-mail to rob.clarke@watfordfc.com or by post to Rob Clarke, Watford FC CSE Trust, Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford, Herts, WD18 0ER.  Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  For further information on the role please contact Andrew Garlick (Health and Wellbeing Project Manager) on 01923 496391

Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.


Business Support Officer

Salary £18,000 - £24,000

Closing Date: Wednesday 10th January – 5pm      Interview Date: Wednesday 17th January 

 

Watford FC’s Community Sports and Education Trust (registered charity no: 1102239) is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated and committed individual to the role of Business Support Officer.  This is a full-time position. This post presents an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and hard-working individual to join our team, based at Watford FC’s Vicarage Road Stadium.

This role will be responsible for providing comprehensive office based support, ensuring that the Trust’s business support needs are met.  The job holder will also provide high level support to the leadership team and will work closely with them in implementing efficient and effective administration and quality assurance systems, processes and procedures.  The Business Support Officer will also be responsible for providing a high quality administrative service to the Trust’s customers.  The role will include working on matchday activities and seasonal events, as and when required.

  

The ideal candidate will have the following:

 

· At least two years’ experience of working in a busy office environment.

· Experience of implementing new systems and processes within an organisation.

· Excellent IT skills 

· Experience of providing excellent customer service.

· Managing and maintaining databases.

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

· Experience of working under pressure, meeting deadlines and prioritising workload.

 

Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work some evenings and weekends.  In return for your dedication to this role we will support and develop the successful candidate.

 

Please return your application to rob.clarke@watfordfc.com or by post to Rob Clarke, Head of Skills & Quality Assurance, Watford FC CSE Trust, Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford, Herts, WD18 0ER.  Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.      


Sessional Coach

Hourly sessional rate (variable)
 
Do you want to make a positive difference to young peoples’ lives?  Do you want to work for an organisation whose staff are passionate about improving lives and enhancing communities, through the power of sport and education?  
 
Watford FC’s Community Sports and Education Trust are seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed coaches to join our team and help support and deliver an array of high quality provision across Hertfordshire and the London boroughs of Harrow and Hillingdon including curriculum and after school sessions, holiday course and matchday events, girls and women’s specific projects and disability multi-sports activities.
 
The applicants will need have a flexible approach to work, with evening and weekend projects a possibility. This position is for a casual worker, with hours varying according to assignments.
 
Qualifications and Requirements
 
• A minimum FA Level 1 in Coaching Football working towards FA Level 2 in Coaching Football (we may at times look for assistant coaches with a minimum FA Level 1 in Coaching Football)
• Any other relevant National Governing Body (NGB) sport related certificates/qualifications
• Hold a valid FA Safeguarding Children Workshop and FA Emergency First Aid certificate
• Hold a clean driving licence and have access to a vehicle
• Ability to work during the school day, evening weekends and/or school holidays
• Willingness to learn and develop coaching skills
• Good communication and leadership skills
 
Preferred Skills
 
• Knowledge of planning and delivering high quality sessions within a safe learning environment
• Knowledge and experience to work independently and collaboratively
• Knowledge and experience of working/coaching within a school environment
• Knowledge and experience of working with grassroots level
• Knowledge and experience of working with community initiatives
• Knowledge and experience of monitoring and evaluation
 
To download an application form please see the right of this section.
 
Watford FC’s Community Sports and Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All successful candidates will be subject to the Trust’s Safer Recruitment process and Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this role.