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Wycombe Wanderers Sports & Education Trust

WWSET Delivery Officer Job Advert

Wycombe Wanderers Sports & Education Trust (WWSET), the charitable arm of Wycombe Wanderers Football Club, is seeking an ambitious, adaptable and innovative candidate to fill the role of WWSET Delivery Officer.

Based at Adams Park, the home of Wycombe Wanderers FC, this is an exciting opportunity to join a talented team that are dedicated to engaging with as many people as possible in and around the Wycombe area, with the aim of improving levels of health, social inclusion, education, and sports participation.

The WWSET Delivery Officer will primarily be responsible for delivering coaching sessions within the following areas;

  • Activity Programme – Holiday Courses, After School & Saturday Morning clubs, PPA Coaching.
  • Elite Development Academy – Both Boys & Girls aged 6-18.
  • Match Day Activities – Pre-Match Activities, Half Time Penalty Shoot Outs, Ball Boys.

In addition to the above the successful post holder will also be tasked with assisting across all other areas of the charity as and when the need arises.

WWSET recognise that employing talented and dedicated staff is critical if we are to continue increasing our range of programmes, growing our strong reputation, and maximising the positive impact we have within High Wycombe and the surrounding areas. Therefore please ensure that your application takes into account the necessary skills and experiences that are required to complete the role successfully, all of which can be seen below.

In order to be considered for the role we ask that applicants forward a CV plus covering letter which details how you meet the person specification. This should be done via email to paul.foley@wwfc.com.

The closing date for applications is 12.00pm on Friday 30th November.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 5th December 2018 with a subsequent practical coaching demonstration to be arranged thereafter should we feel it necessary.

*As this role involves direct access to young people under the age of eighteen, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, which will include a Criminal Records Check, to ensure their suitability for the role.

*WWSET is a charity committed to equality and the recruitment process for the role being advertised will adhere to the latest equality legislation. WWSET are also fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Title WWSET Delivery Officer
Reports to EDA Manager (currently Kirk Williams)

Activity Programme Manager (currently Andrew Homent)

Head of WWSET

Location Primarily based at Adams Park Stadium in High Wycombe with delivery of programmes taking place at various other locations throughout the local area
Hours 37.5 hours per week
Contract Fixed term for 1 year with a view to extend subject to performance
Start Date Wednesday 2nd January 2018
Job Purpose To successfully deliver WWSET activities and increase participation levels.
Remuneration Up to £16,200 p/a plus benefits and pension
Annual Leave 28 days p/a (including 8 bank holidays)



Role Accountabilities & Key Duties


1 Plan, organise and deliver high quality sessions across all existing and future programmes
2 Play a supporting/administrational role across all existing and future programmes
3 Identify, develop and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders/external organisations that will assist WWSET in achieving its related aims and objectives, as well as the organisations wider strategic aims
4 Increase the awareness and popularity of WWSET activities via effective publicity and promotion
5 Identify and develop opportunities to create operating growth of WWSET programmes and the organisation as a whole
6 To develop strong and long lasting links with schools and grass roots clubs achieved by ensuring that the level of WWSET service delivery is of the very highest standard.
7 Devise activities that ensure individuals and groups of participants are motivated, stretched and challenged at appropriate levels across all programmes
8 Devise activities that utilise Adams Park Stadium as an inspirational learning environment
9 Ensure compliance with all relevant WWSET policies at all times
10 Ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements at all times
11 Maintain a professional image and act as an ambassador for WWSET & WWFC at all times
12 Keep confidential any information gained regarding the Charity, Club and its personnel
13 Maintain a flexible approach to work at all times
14 Undertake other duties and responsibilities as required by the charity from time to time
15 Assist in increasing the range of activities being offered by WWSET
16 Ensure appropriate exit routes are offered to all participants being engaged
17 Attend training courses and continuing professional development sessions as and when required