JOB OPPORTUNITY: Community Cohesion Mentor (Divert Youth)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join Blackpool FC Community Trust as part of the Community Programmes team and deliver on our DIVERT Youth programme. Funded by Lancashire Violence Reduction Network, the project aims to support young people with experience of and/or at risk of violence related offences.

The role will involve working with targeted young people aged 10–17, on a one-to-one basis, motivating them to work towards positive behaviour changes. Through the use of sport, mentoring and facilitated support, the project aims to encourage young people to access positive pathways such as education, employment, training and community provision.

The post holder will be jointly responsible and accountable for making sure all related KPI’s and targets are met. Ensuring high quality monitoring and evaluation methods and techniques are in place is a crucial component of this to meet the needs of the commissioners and target audience, including safeguarding.

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

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

How to Apply

Please download an application form from or contact to request one.

Once completed, please send your application to or post it to Blackpool FC Community Trust, F.A.O. Brett Whitehead, Community Cohesion Manager, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, Blackpool. FY1 6JJ.

This job will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS procedures.

We encourage early applicants as we reserve the right to close the application process at any time.

Deadline of 5pm Thursday 6th July