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Off the Bench – Delivery Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,790 – £27,288
  • Base Hampden Park, Glasgow travel to ATCs for delivery
  • Closing 28th July 2023

  • Advertised from 6th July 2023
  • 35hrs/week - including some evening and occasional weekend work
  • Pension: 6% of basic salary paid into an agreeable pension scheme Holidays: 25 days plus public holidays


Scottish Professional Football League Trust - Overview

The Scottish Professional Football League Trust is the charitable arm of the Scottish Professional Football League and was established to lead and co-ordinate community engagement activities across all 42 member clubs.

SPFL clubs have a track record of credible and sustained activity, using football and physical activity as a tool to deliver positive life changes in the communities they serve. The SPFL Trust seeks to build on this reputation and co-ordinate projects that will be centrally funded and operate within and across the clubs.


The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the direct delivery of The SPFL Trust’s Cashback Off the Bench projects at a small number of SPFL.

You will work closely with colleagues from delivery clubs, on site, to delivery Cashback off the Bench - a unique employability programme which harnesses the power of Football to help engage, educate, inspire, and support young people into employment, education, or training.

You will play a pivotal role in the project, working closely with our nominated communities and clubs to understand their needs for the project and to help facilitate the delivery of the 8-week programme at each of the sites. Additionally, you will develop relationships with key stakeholders and other partners to ensure that young people taking part in the programme are supported to achieve specific outcomes.

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Delivery Officer with a proven track record delivering engaging and interactive educational programmes to young people between the ages 16-25.

The successful candidate will work closely with our Employability and Inclusion Lead to ensure the successful and efficient delivery of the project in line with project aims and objectives. This will include, but is not limited to, the preparation and implementation of programme delivery, delivering and evidencing of SQA qualifications, working collaboratively with clubs and key partners, and assisting with project reporting. Most importantly, the successful candidate will work to directly support the young people taking part in the project, and help move them towards positive destinations.

To succeed in this role you should be enthusiastic, passionate about helping others and supporting young people to thrive. You will have excellent attention to detail, organisation, written and communication skills allowing you to effectively deliver to participants and collaborate with partners will help contribute to the successful delivery of Off the Bench.

Application notes

Please send a supporting statement detailing your suitability for the role, along with an up-to-date CV to by 12 noon on Friday 28h July 2023.

Interviews will be scheduled for week beginning 14th August 2023.

Please note that employment is conditional on the successful applicant undergoing reference and PVG checks.