JOB VACANCY | Vocational Education Officer

Rotherham United are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and passionate Vocational Education Officer to work within its expanding Community Sports Trust.

In response to the emerging challenges that our community faces as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Trust are looking to recruit a Vocational Education Officer to coordinate and deliver a range of employability programmes in partnership with the English Football League Trust and the DWP. This role has been developed to help people within Rotherham access support and training to secure employment opportunities or reskill for alternative careers.

This person will be passionate about supporting people in their journey into employment through further education. The programmes will provide an opportunity for unemployed people in Rotherham to access training and work experience to enable them to gain the skills and confidence to gain employment. The post holder will therefore have a broad range of experience in building relationships with individuals from a range of backgrounds, alongside an ability to build and maintain relationships with employers.

Job Role:  Vocational Education Officer
Hours:  37.5 hours per week
Salary: Β£21,000.00-23,000.00
Contract: Permanent subject to annual targets

How to apply:
Download application form here 
Download Job Description here

Closing date: 23rd of April 2021, 12noon. 
Interview date: TBC

Please send a copy of your job application to, if you require any more information please contact James, Education Manager at

This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in light of the changing needs of Rotherham United Community Sports Trust. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

RUCST is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

As part of this commitment to providing a safe environment for our young people, we require all candidates to undertake and return a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate. RUCST will assist with the application for, and pay for the process of, a new DBS for staff members where required.

Criminal Records Disclosures

We recognise the contribution that former or ex-offenders can make as an employee; a person’s criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Candidates will be given the opportunity to provide us with information on their criminal record, which will be treated in the strictest confidence. Suitable applicants will not be refused posts because of any offences which are not relevant to the role and which do not make them a risk in the role for which they are applying.

Equal Opportunities