ARGYLE Community Trust is looking to recruit a Social Inclusion Lead Coach. The position is a dual role working with Plymouth City Council’s Sports Development Unit on an estates-based project and also other Community Trust projects and initiatives.

The position will be based in Plymouth, however at times you may need to work outside the city boundary, dependent on the demands of the programmes. The candidate will be expected to work evenings and weekends, and have an understanding of young people’s needs.

As a registered charity, the Community Trust works, in close conjunction with Plymouth Argyle Football Club, with many people across several sectors where sport has proven to be the ideal tool for creating lasting education and engagement with individuals.

The candidate must have good, in-depth knowledge of Social Inclusion programmes, be good at partnership working with an understanding of estates-based projects, youth services and youth offending teams, and also the ability to control challenging groups and individuals.

Experience of football and multi-sports coaching in a wide range of settings, including youth centres, estates, sports centres and in varied community work for young people aged 7 – 19 years old is essential. We would also expect the candidate to have a number of other sports coaching qualifications and be computer literate.

The candidate must also understand the importance of monitoring and evaluation and be confident in ICT and data entry. This is a part of the role which will help develop the Trust’s reports and feedback to its multiple partners.  

The post is part-time and is offered on a 6 month fixed-term contract, with the potential for extension subject to future funding.

If you can meet the specifications and would like to become part of the Argyle Community Trust team, please send CV and a covering letter to:

Dwain Morgan
Social Inclusion Manager

Argyle Community Trust
Home Park

Or e-mail

Closing date for applications: Friday 19th August  2016, 5.00pm

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