Careers

Being part of Liverpool Football Club means being part of the greatest football family in the world. We look out for each other, and particularly those who are in need.

The LFC Foundation is the official charity of Liverpool Football Club. Building on the Club’s work in the community over the past 30 years, the charity was formed in 2010 as a financially independent organisation to harness the power and passion our fans and supporters have to improve the lives of others.

Job Opportunities

Community Coach (Casual)

Liverpool FC Foundation is seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic, reliable and energetic Community Coaches to support and develop our expanding Premier League Kicks Programme across Liverpool City Region and beyond.

This includes delivering the highest quality football and sport based activities in a variety of projects including Kicks Core, Kicks Inclusion and Disability Sport Provision and Kicks Girls Football.

Title: Community Coach (Casual)
Reports to: Coach Engagement Lead
Based at: Anfield Sports Community Centre, Lower Breck Road, Liverpool L6 0AG
Job Purpose: To plan and deliver safe enjoyable ability specific coaching sessions that is both structured and progressive
Salary: Competitive

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • To deliver multi-sports and football coaching sessions appropriate to the age and ability of the participants
  • To produce and evaluate session plans for all activities
  • To undertake dynamic risk assessments
  • To adhere to LFC Foundation Safeguarding procedure at all times
  • To take payment for activities as appropriate and deliver back to the LFC Foundation with records to back up payments made
  • To ensure that all LFC Foundation equipment is in good working order and assembled properly
    • To report to the Foundation any equipment that needs attention
  • To ensure that the LFC Foundation’s Codes of Conduct are adhered to at all times
  • To keep up to date registers for all activities
  • Registration forms collected and processed in line with LFC Foundation data protection policy
  • To attend training courses continuing professional development as required
  • To adhere to National Governing Body (FA) guidelines
  • Any other task which is deemed necessary by the LFC Foundation as it continuously grows

If you're interested in this role, we would you require you to attend the LFC Foundation's Coaching Assessment Day.

Coaching Assessment Day - Saturday 7th December 2019

 

Date: Saturday 7th December 2019
Time: 09:00am - 15:00pm
Location: Anfield Sports & Community Centre, Lower Breck Rd, L6 0AG
Closing Date for Entry: Sunday 1st December, 12:00pm

To register your place, we would require you to complete the application in the link below, accompanied with your CV which you can attach within the form.

LFC Foundation Coach Engagement Lead, Karl Carney, will email you within days of your submission to confirm your place.

REGISTER HERE

Scroll down to find an 'Essential and Desirable Skills Table', which will help give you a greater insight into our expectations for the role beyond Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities.

Learn more about our PL Kicks Programme

Essential and Desirable Skills

Person Specification

Description

Essential

Desirable

1. Qualifications

FA Coaching Football Level 1

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FA Coaching Football Level 2  

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UEFA B Coaching Football   

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Multi-Sports Level 1  

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AFPE Level 3  

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FA Youth Modules

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Safeguarding & Protecting Children & Vulnerable Adults            

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Emergency First Aid qualification  

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Level 1+ in other sports  

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2. Experience

Planning and delivering multi-sports sessions

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Coaching children and young people

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Working within a school setting  

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Working with vulnerable children & adults  

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Working within an innovative Charity  

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Youth Work Experience  

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3. Knowledge

Understanding differentiation within a session

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Knowledge in field of Special Educational Needs          

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Knowledge of history of Liverpool FC and its traditions and values  

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Commitment to Liverpool FC Foundation’s mission

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4. Technical Competencies    

Information Technology Experience and understanding of Word, Excel, PowerPoint  

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Communication Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

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Comfortable in working with a wide and diverse range of different people

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Confident and professional manner at all times

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Analysis and Problem Solving Use of a methodical approach to isolate problems and define opportunities to provide creative and realistic solutions which meet Foundation’s and partner’s needs.

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Forward thinking and creative in outlook  

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5. Core Competencies

Planning & Project Management Ability to evaluate successes and areas for development    

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Plan a structured short, medium and long term plan  

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Leadership Transmission of the Foundation’s vision to be the “World’s Leading Foundation”

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Highly motivated individual and motivates others

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Experience of mentoring other staff members  

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Strong organisation skills

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6. Personal Attributes

Self-driven and motivated

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Driven approach ensuring highest quality delivery

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Flexible 

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Willingness to learn and develop through Continuous Professional Development both internally and externally

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Positive and professional manner upholding the reputation of LFC Foundation at all times

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7. Other  

Full Driving License  

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Own Transport  

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Role will include evenings and weekend work

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8. General Foundation Accountabilities

To ensure compliance with all relevant Foundation policies, including health and safety policies and safeguarding. 

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The Foundation embraces differences regardless and expects all employees to adhere to our principles of Equality & Diversity as detailed within our Embracing Difference Regardless Policy.  

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To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements. 

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To build and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally, maintaining a professional image at all times when representing Liverpool Football Club. 

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To keep confidential any information gained regarding the Foundation and its personnel.

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The post is subject to a satisfactory Criminal Records Check.

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Safeguarding

Liverpool FC Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Staff & Volunteers to share this commitment.

These roles are subject to a Disclosing & Barring Service (Enhanced) Disclosure Certificate.