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Job vacancy:Youth Crime Reduction Officer (Maternity Cover)
Remuneration + benefits:£Competitive
28 days holidays (including bank holidays) [pro rata for part-time contracts]
Long service holidays
Free parking
Death in service benefit
Employee Assistance Program
Free access to health and wellbeing services
Access to store discounts/cashback
BFC retail store discount
Subsidised home matchday tickets
Discounted School Holiday/Activity Camps
Discounted Phone/Tablet Plans & Accessories via O2 Open
Contract type:Full time 35 Hours per week: Monday – Friday
Location:Various locations in Burnley, Lancashire and surrounding areas 
Closing date:31st May 2023
Should an adequate number of applications be received prior to the closing date, Burnley FC reserve right to remove this advert.

About Us

Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC) is the award-winning, official charity of Burnley Football Club.

We work hard every day to deliver our mission to inspire, support and deliver change to communities across Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, the Ribble Valley and West Yorkshire.

We believe in the immense power of our football club to transform people’s lives for the better. We believe Burnley and Pendle is a special place – a home to extraordinary people like you.

Come and be part of our story!

The role

An exciting opportunity has become available for a passionate and creative qualified youth worker/mentor to join us as a Youth Crime Reduction Officer to cover a period of maternity leave.

Role expectations

Reporting to the Social Inclusion Manager, the Youth Crime Reduction Officer will be expected to develop professional and supportive relationships with young people and engage them through session delivery and through long-term mentoring.  The role aims to provide a programme of early intervention, mentoring and support for identified young people to guide them away from negative behaviour and its associated outcomes. 

The person

The ideal candidate will have mentoring, counselling and/or youth working experience and qualifications.  They must be able to have the ability to motivate and inspire young people with a proven track record of building relationships.  They will also need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work evenings and weekends.

How to apply

Please apply by downloading and completing the job application form which can be found on our website (alternative format available upon request). CV’s will not be accepted.

Burnley FC in the Community are committed to safeguarding children and young people and is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS) which will be paid for by the employer.

Please apply by downloading and completing the job application form

*Please note that due to the number of applications we receive, only candidates selected for interview will be notified.