Traineeship Officer

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Traineeship Officer

Sheffield United Community Foundation is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and well qualified Traineeship officer. This vacancy is open to newly qualified as well as experienced officers.

About the role:

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about supporting people in their journey into employment through further education.

The programme will provide an opportunity for unemployed people in Sheffield to access training and work experience to enable them to gain the skills and confidence to gain employment.

The post holder will therefore have a broad range of experience in building relationships with individuals from a range of backgrounds, alongside an ability to build and maintain relationships with employers.

About Sheffield United Community Foundation:

Sheffield United Community Foundation is a charity working in the areas of sports participation, education, health and social inclusion.

Our Mission –

Our goal is to build links between the football club and the community using the appeal of football and sport in general to encourage, motivate and inspire all individuals, regardless of background, to achieve their potential.

The community programmes are aimed at strengthening self-esteem, developing personal skills, promoting health and wellbeing, improving academic achievement and generally empowering people in the local area.

Football Education Academy

Sheffield United Community Foundation Football Education Academy are a bespoke, high quality Education and Training provider specialising in the delivery of accredited sports based qualifications in further and higher education. Our aim is to prepare students for a successful career in the football and wider sports industries.

We have a very successful record in student completion and achievement. In the last two years we are above 90% on pass rates across all our study programmes and of that figure 100% of the learner’s progress to the next level.
We offer a very stimulating curriculum to all of our learners. As part of the learning environment we offer state of the art ICT equipped classrooms utilising modern technology and offering each learner their own personal virtual classroom platform. Practical lessons are at Sheffield United’s Academy facility which boasts excellent football pitches, AstroTurf as well as a gymnasium. In addition, within our programmes of study we welcome professional guest speakers such as first team players and staff as well as organise trips and visits.

High level summary

Term: 12 Month fixed term

Salary: £18,000-£21,000

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 26th July 2019

Interviews: Monday 29th July 2019

To apply: please email CV and a covering letter marked PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL to 

A job description and guidance on how to apply can be found on here

Please note that all suitable candidates will be subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS procedures. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.