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Jobs at Foundation of Light

Join our award-winning team

Here at Foundation of Light, we are passionate about finding the right people to help us achieve our vision of using the power of football to involve, educate and inspire young people and their families across the North East through a broad range of innovative programmes that help improve their lives.

That’s why we believe that the successful recruitment, retention and development of staff through professional qualifications, training and a values-led culture is vital to our success.

If you are passionate about helping people within this great region, and have expert skills to offer, we look forward to receiving your application.

In addition to paid employment we also offer volunteering, non-paid student internship and apprenticeship opportunities.

Please note:

  • CVs are not accepted.
  • Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.
  • All positions are based at the Beacon of Light unless otherwise stated in the job description.
  • Appointments may be subject to an enhanced DBS Check

If you are successful you can look forward to ongoing training opportunities, competitive salary and a range of benefits including Cycle to Work scheme, pension and opportunities for reward and recognition.

Foundation of Light is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

Sunderland AFC Regional Talent Club Chartered Physiotherapist (casual contract)

The Foundation of Light are looking to appoint a Chartered Physiotherapist for season 2019-20 with responsibility for the medical welfare of the players on the Sunderland RTC programme.

One of only 13 Regional Talent Clubs to carry Tier 1 status, Sunderland RTC is an essential pillar of the FA Girls’ England Talent Pathway and is part-funded by the FA and supported by Durham County Football Association.

The RTC is recognised as one of the best in the country based on a number of factors including facilities, quality of coaching, education and coach and player development.

Players take part in a comprehensive training programme covering all areas and concepts of football, with teams taking part in the RTC Tier 1 North League against elite clubs including Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to continue the growth of women and girls’ football in the North East.

Successful applicants must hold:

  • Current Physiotherapy Degree
  • Membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and Health Professions Council
  • A recognised FA First Aid/CFAS qualification

The role requires approximately 12 hours per week and includes working evenings and weekends. There is an opportunity to be paid additional hours for working on Wednesday afternoons.

Interested applicants should, in the first instance, download application packs below.

CVs are not accepted.

Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.

Application Form | Job Description

Health and Wellbeing Project Officer (full time but part time considered)

The Foundation of Light are seeking a highly motivated individual to fulfil the exciting role of Health and Wellbeing Project Officer as part of the Sport and Wellbeing Team.

Using our pioneering facility, the Beacon of Light as a hub, it is the Foundation’s ambition to develop the health and wellbeing of people across Sunderland, South Tyneside and County Durham through quality programmes and awareness campaigns.

Working with our Sport and Wellbeing Team, you will lead on the operational delivery of health and wellbeing programmes including weight management and mental health programmes.

You will have the ability to support participants in programmes to raise awareness, excellent project management and working knowledge of public health challenges affecting the general population.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Liz Barton-Jones, Head of Sport and Wellbeing on 0191 563 4745.

The base for the post is the Beacon of Light, with delivery across Sunderland, South Tyneside and County Durham.

CVs are not accepted.

The closing date is Monday 10th February 2020 and interviews will take place w/c 24th February 2020.

Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.

Application Form | Job Description

 

Casual Football Coaches

Foundation of Light are looking to recruit passionate and enthusiastic Football Coaches to work across our football pathway with participants in age groups ranging from 5 years to 16 years.

Our coaching staff must be professional, forward thinking and dedicated to achieving our objectives as part of a fast moving and hard-working team.

Applicants must currently hold a minimum of an FA level 2 football coaching certificate and FA Emergency First Aid Level 1 Certificate.

Interested applicants should in the first instance download application packs below or by emailing gemma.snaith@foundationoflight.co.uk.

CVs are not accepted.

Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.

Application Form | Job Description

Matchday Lottery Sellers

FOUNDATION OF LIGHT

Earn money, help support local communities and watch Sunderland AFC in action!

Are you confident in a sales environment and able to communicate on all levels? Foundation of Light are looking for confident, outgoing people to sell ‘Grand in your Hand’ lottery tickets.

Job Role:

  • Selling lottery tickets to SAFC supporters on a match day, inside the Stadium of Light
  • Answering queries and giving information about Foundation of Light, SAFC’s official charity
  • Handling cash and taking payment for the ‘Grand in Your Hand’ tickets
  • Being highly motivated and able to sell to target audiences
  • Wearing Foundation of Light lottery seller uniform

To apply, download an Application Form which can be completed and returned to to alex.dunn@foundationoflight.co.uk or posted to Foundation of Light, Beacon of Light, Sunderland, SR5 1SN.

For more information call 0191 563 4734 or email cherie.lauder@foundationoflight.co.uk

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