Foundation staff member teaching a class of children

NCS Programme & Recruitment Officer

(Full time – 37.5 hours per week)

This is a fixed term contract until 31 August 2022

Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation (MFCF) is the Club’s independent charity set up in 1996 by Chairman Steve Gibson. We use the power of the MFC brand to engage with the community to provide opportunities and raise aspirations of disadvantaged young people and adults, to maximise their potential to achieve.

This is an exciting, new and unique opportunity to be involved in a growing and passionate team based within a professional football club charity. The NCS Programme & Recruitment Officer will report directly to the NCS Coordinator and will sit within the Social Inclusion team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering recruitment events, generating sign-ups and effectively managing school and college relationships in order to achieve programme targets.

The NCS team will work together to design a fit-for-purpose programme model, deliver training sessions to delivery staff and ensure there is clear communication to parent/guardians and young people.

Candidates should:

  • Be a self-motivated individual that is committed to providing life changing experiences to young people
  • Be diligent, organised, have attention to detail and always be professional
  • Possess exemplary communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse range of people and situations
  • Have a positive attitude and a strong focus on teamwork
  • Have the ability to work on own initiative when necessary
  • Be focused on achievement, targets and continuous improvement
  • Have a high degree of flexibility and provide confidentiality

This post falls within the scope of ‘regulated activity’ and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check (formerly CRB) and are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exemptions) Act 1975.

To request an application form and job description and salary details, please email

Owing to the high volume of applications expected, if we have not contacted you within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

Closing date for applications: Monday 17 August 2020

MFCF is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

MFCF is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups