Interventions Officer

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Youth Work
Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
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Job ref: 005166
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 12 Aug 2022 10:59

Job Title: Interventions Officer

Department: Foundation – Interventions

Hours of Work: 35 Hours per week (including evening and weekends)

Contract: 3 Years Fixed Term

Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum

Location: Villa Park with requirements to travel to and from community sessions

Closing Date:  12 August 2022

1. The Department

The Aston Villa Foundation is the official Charity of Aston Villa Football Club and prides itself in being innovative in its approach to the club being used as a ‘Force for Good’.

The Interventions department is a fundamental strand within the Foundation and is critical in supporting young people to raise their aspirations and divert them away from negative influences, within Birmingham and its surrounding areas.

2. The Role

As an Interventions Officer you will be responsible to lead on the planning and delivery of a variety of Intervention based programmes. You will need have the ability to create and deliver a range of sporting and non-sporting activities to empower young people to instill positive mindsets and realise their potential.

Additionally, you will have responsibility to develop and deliver workshops to educate young people on key societal issues and provide ongoing support by mentoring vulnerable and ‘at-risk’ youngsters within a 1:1 format.

For further information about the Role, please see the below Role Profile.

3. The Person

The Aston Villa Foundation are seeking a highly skilled and driven Interventions Officer, with excellent communication and active listening skills and the ability to show empathy and motivate others.

You will need to demonstrate experience in creating, leading and delivering sport and educational interventions and hold relevant qualifications such as an NGB level 2 in a Sport or equivalent  You will have a proven track record of mentoring marginalised young people with the ability to build relationships with different audiences and stakeholders.

Right to Close Vacancy Posting Early

The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.

Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code. 

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and

for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please see AVFC - Safeguarding.