The Huddersfield Town Foundation is looking to recruit a skilled individual to join its Senior Leadership Team, leading on its inaugral Children in Care project!

In this role, the successful applicant will play a key part in ensuring children in care and care leavers receive the support they need to transition into independent living.

This will involve, but will not be limited to, developing employability and life skills, encouraging participation in physical activity and ensuring access to high-quality work experience placements.

Applicants must have relevant previous experience of working with young people in the 15-20 age groups, hold Youth Work qualification at Level 2 or higher, and have relevant experience or training in safeguarding.

Experience of working in the care system or other environment such as education, would be particularly advantageous.

£28,000 to £32,000 per annum, depending on experience

35+ hours per week (including occasional evening and weekend work)

Fixed-term for two years in the first instance

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For an informal discussion regarding the role please contact Siobhan Atkinson, Chief Executive Officer

To apply for this role, please contact us by email to to request an application form.

We will not accept CVs and only candidates who adhere to our specified application process will be considered.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Monday 17th August 2020. Completed applications must be returned by email to

Interviews are likely to take place on 4th September 2020.


Huddersfield Town is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As both roles are likely to involve the supervision of and work with children and young people or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will require an Enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As such, this post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and applicants must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

HTAFC and The Huddersfield Town Foundation are diverse environments in which we respect all characteristics under the Equality Act 2010; we want everyone to feel valued and included within the Club and Foundation and to be able to achieve their full potential.

HTAFC and The Huddersfield Town Foundation have a zero-tolerance approach to any form of discrimination and are committed to the redress of any inequalities by taking positive action where appropriate.