Job Opportunity: Community Engagement Officer (Disability)

Blackpool FC Community Trust is a vibrant and forward thinking organisation and is the official charity of Blackpool Football Club. Working with more than 20,000 different people in the town every year and committed to making a difference to local people’s lives, BFCCT focuses provision across Health & Wellbeing, Physical Activity & Sport and Education & Employability for all age groups and community settings.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join Blackpool FC Community Trust as part of the Community Engagement team. The post holder will deliver across several programmes linked to people living with long-term conditions. This will include: Pan Disability Community sessions (including monthly fixtures for eight months per year), Pan Disability School Programme, The management and delivery of our Inclusion Camps that take place during school holidays (excluding Christmas period) and any new projects that are developed in the future, linked with this area of work. 

The post holder will be jointly responsible and accountable for making sure all KPI’s and targets are met for all programmes within their remit, that facilities are booked, and that all delivery is suitably covered. Ensuring high quality monitoring and evaluation methods and techniques is a crucial component of this to meet the needs of the commissioners and our target audience. The post holder will work alongside the Head of Community Provisions and the Community Engagement Manager to develop new schemes of work and funding proposals as well as provide reports for partner agencies and commissioners.

Working in partnership with the Comms team, the post holder will also assume responsibility for ensuring that the marketing and promotion needs of each programme is sufficiently met. 

Blackpool FC Community Trust is based at Bloomfield Road Stadium andis the charitable arm of Blackpool FC, with a focus on engaging, developing, inspiring and supporting the people of Blackpool to live better lives. 

Application Form:

Please send the complete application form via email to

Post: Jason White, Head of Sport, Blackpool FC Community Trust, Bloomfield Road, Seasiders Way, Blackpool, FY1 6JJ

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Jason White on 01253 348691.

Applications must be submitted no later than 5pm on Friday 27th September, 2019.

Interviews will take place Wednesday 9th October, 2019.