NCS Workforce Development Coordinator

Home Based
£29,000 + Benefits package
Closing date
1 Oct 2021

Job Details


Post Title:                         NCS Workforce Development Coordinator 

Role Status:                     Full time (35 hours), Permanent. 

Organisational Base:    Home Based

Reporting To:                  Programme Development Manager

Salary:                               Band 4, £29,000 + Benefits package

Formed in 1888 by its twelve founder members, the EFL (English Football League) is the world's original league football competition and is the template for leagues the world over. It has 72 member clubs, each of which embodies the unique heritage, pride and passion of the communities they represent. The EFL is the largest single body of professional clubs in European football and is responsible for administering and regulating the EFL, the Carabao Cup and the Papa Johns Trophy, as well as reserve and youth football.

EFL Trust is the charitable arm of the EFL and uses the power of sport to improve lives and make a positive contribution to 72 communities across the country.

The Trust draws together each of the 72 EFL Club Community Organisations (CCOs) to tackle society’s greater goals by inspiring people through powerful projects built upon a foundation of four key themes of sport, education, community engagement and health.

Key projects are delivered by the dedicated network of community trusts associated to the 72 EFL clubs, one of those programmes is the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme.  NCS is a government funded national programme for 16 and 17 year olds designed to help young people on their transition to adulthood and the roles they can play in their community.

EFL Trust hold a prime contract for delivery of the NCS Programme in Yorkshire and Humber, as well as regional sub-contracts across various regions in England.  A vacancy exists for an experienced Workforce Development Coordinator to support the partners and CCOs to deliver a compliant and quality NCS programme.

The Candidate

You will be given the autonomy to steer and influence the success of the regions NCS workforce performance.  You must have the ability to build strong an effective relationships and the confidence to challenge when appropriate.  You will have self discipline to mange your own workload and focus priorities.  You will be responsibly in ensuring that there is a robust workforce recruitment and development plan throughout the EFL Trust NCS supply chain network, covering both permanent and seasonal members of the supply chain.

Regular travel is a feature of the role and occasional evening and weekend working including some overnight stays.

Benefits Package:

  • Generous Company Pension Scheme, with an EFL Trust contribution of 10% of basic salary.
  • Health Cash Plan and Opt-in private healthcare.
  • 23 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays), rising to 25 days after 5 years.  Holiday year commences 1st January. (Holiday purchase scheme in operation).

To apply please complete an Application Form which can be found on our websites: and                

Closing Date: Friday 1st October 2021 5pm         

Interview Date: October 12th or 13th    

For note, candidates must be available for interview on the specified date.

Safeguarding Statement

EFL Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and adults at risk and require all employees to share this commitment and promote the welfare of these groups.

Applicants will be asked about any previous convictions, cautions, reprimands, including those that are considered ‘spent’ as defined by the Rehabilitation Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amended 2013).  Appointment to this role is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check (with children’s barred list check) and references.

Equality Statement

The EFL Trust is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or belief(s), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age or with regards to pregnancy or maternity

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