Trainee Sports Coach Kids In The Street

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Organisation information

Kids In The Street

Charity registered in Scotland SC036936

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Aims & objectives

Kids I n The Street is a charitable organisation aimed at supporting young people in the greater Craigmillar & Magdolene area of edinburgh to divert their attention away from committing acts of antisocial behaviour.
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Time of attendance
Some day sessions, but mainly evenings in response to needs of young people. Additional sessions during school holidays
No of references
Hours (per week)
hours for each month will be agreed in advance
Salary (£/hr)
£7.70 to £8.21 per hour, depending on age

Job description

To set up and dismantle the court in line with KITS health and safety policy. Being aware of the individual locations in each community and associated risks.

To keep up to date session recordings to capture the achievements made by young people during each session.

Build long term relationships and have an awareness of issues affecting young people in relation to their health welfare and community and encouraging them to make positive lifestyle choices

Challenge inappropriate behaviour and language when necessary . Educate young people in issues around anti social behaviour and the affects that this can have both for themselves and within their community, through developing a relationship of mutual respect

Work alongside other organisations to provide sports and recreational opportunities, attending local community partnership meetings

To provide support and information to encourage young people to become involved in other sporting and leisure opportunities within their community and further afield

Work alongside the Administrator to keep appropriate records as well as provide information to support funding applications and recording outcomes

Person specification

Role Specification

Task Necessary Desirable

Experience of dealing with young people X

A flexible approach when working as part of a team X

Driving license X

Interest and knowledge of sports X

Can do attitude X

Ability to keep appropriate records and basic administration X

Attend meetings as required to exchange information X

Ability to work in partnership to provide additional opportunities for young people in the community X

Additional information

This post has an element of unsociable hours to enable us to be responsive to the needs of the young people within the community. These hours will be agreed in advance and monitored by the board.

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership