Employability Officer

Ayr United Football Academy


Somerset Park, Tryfield Place, Ayr, KA8 9NB

Employability Officer

Ayr United Football Academy (AUFA) are seeking to recruit an Employability Officer to play a pivotal role in our employability programme ‘Kick on to Work’. The programme is funded by the Big Lottery and will tackle unemployment in young people between 16-24 over a two-year period. The main aim of the project will be to provide a pathway for young unemployed people to access employment or further education.

Job Description

Role: Employability Officer

Company: Ayr United Football Academy

Location: Somerset Park 

Salary: Competitive Salary 

Job Summary

The Employability Officer (EO) will be responsible for all stage of the project, including Planning, Development and Delivery. The EO will also be responsible for all partnerships work and report of the project.

Person Specification

  • Educated to HND / Degree level
  • Experience of working with football related employability projects
  • Proven experience of project management and achieving targeted outcomes
  • Experience in monitoring, evaluating and report writing.
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office, end especially Word and Excel
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Comfortable working in, and able to deliver within an environment of change
  • Satisfactory PVG Scheme Check

To Apply

Please submit a current Curriculum Vitae and covering letter to: Gregor Kyle, Ayr United Football Academy, Tryfield Place, Ayr, KA8 9NB or email Gregor.kyle@aufa.org.uk. 

Closing date: Monday 20th August at 5pm

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