Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC) is the award-winning, official charity of Burnley Football Club.
We work hard every day to deliver our mission to inspire, support and deliver change to communities across Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, the Ribble Valley and West Yorkshire.
We work with over 70 local, regional and national partners in five key areas: Sport, Education, Health, Social Inclusion and Community Facilities. Our highly skilled, dynamic and passionate team now deliver over 50 community projects that touch the lives of a huge spectrum of people in and around Burnley. From children and young people right through to senior citizens.
Day-by-day the outreach of our work is growing and along with our brand-new state of the art leisure facility – Leisure Box, Whitehough Outdoor Activity Centre and UCFB at Turf Moor; truly exciting things are happening at Burnley FC in the Community.
We believe in the immense power of our football club to transform people’s lives for the better. We believe Burnley and Pendle is a special place – a home to extraordinary people like you. Come and be part of our story!
The charity is now looking to recruit to the role of Custody Intervention Coach to work on the ‘DIVERT’ project within the Community Welfare and Inclusion team.
DIVERT is an intervention programme to reduce re-offending. It is delivered in the police custody suites and aims to divert young adults aged 18 – 25 years away from crime.
Specialist custody intervention coaches (CIC) from community clubs will engage young adults during their detention in police custody. The CIC leads a development plan to assist the client in fulfilling their own goals, relating to personal development, education, training and employment.
We would like to recruit a bright and self-motivated person who is passionate about helping others to achieve their goals and aspirations. The successful candidate must be able to work independently but also as part of a team, acting with professionalism, integrity and empathy. The CIC will need to have a willingness to learn with a measured and consistent approach at all times.
Reporting to the Head of Community Welfare and Inclusion, the CIC will be expected to:
The ideal candidate will be assertive, non-judgmental and open minded with clear communication skills. They will have the ability to connect with people from all backgrounds, walks of life and different cultures.
They will also have;
Closing date: 21 June 2021