Blackburn Youth Zone Sports Coach

Organisation: Blackburn Rovers Community Trust
Position: BYZ Sports Coach
Salary: £17,000 – £19,000 – commensurate on experience
Location: Blackburn Youth Zone, Jubilee St, Blackburn BB1 1EP
Type of Contract: Full Time – 1 year post with a view to extension (subject to funding and performance)
Closing Date: 9:00am on Thursday 11th April 2019

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust are delighted to have entered into a partnership with Blackburn Youth Zone to provide the full range of inclusive sports provision at the fun-filled town centre facility. In an arrangement that brings two of the biggest youth engagement charitable organisations in Blackburn into an organised partnership, the official charity of the Ewood Park based club will be taking on a strong presence at the Jubilee Street location, providing coaching, mentoring and participation opportunities across a range of exciting sports opportunities.

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust (BRCT) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated sports coach to support the management and delivery of the sports timetable and its high-quality delivery of sessions within Blackburn Youth Zone (BYZ). The BYZ Sports Coach will spend at least 30 hours delivering coaching/facilitation sessions every week, whilst having other
responsibilities delivering ad-hoc outreach coaching and supporting BYZ membership growth.

Main Purpose of the role is to:
This role will involve working within the local community (predominantly under 21s) of Blackburn with Darwen and Lancashire to develop and deliver sports provision for people within BYZ. The post holder will support a comprehensive, varied, fun sports timetable targeting a variety of age groups. They will continuously support the other casual/part-time delivery staff ensuring quality and increasing the impact on the young people taking part. The BYZ Sports Coach will be tasked with thinking of new methods to engage more young people.
The role requires an individual with significant experience of working in a community sports setting
and a good knowledge of the type of young people targeted. A youth worker sports management
background would strengthen the application.

How to apply:
Please post or email your application and cover letter to:
Recruitment (recruitment@brfctrust.co.uk)
FAO: David Dunwell (CEO)

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