SSF Training and Accreditation Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,502 – £25,830
  • Glasgow, working from home initially
  • Closing 19th April 2021

  • Advertised from 29th March 2021



Scottish Sports Futures use the power of sport and physical activity to engage with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Scotland and empower them to be confident, healthy and happy.

We do this using our proven and recognised Sport for Change model and its range of person-centred, youth-led programmes that provide positive experiences, inspiring role models, engaging social education, training, and youth volunteering opportunities. As a result, we seek to encourage a positive change in young people’s attitudes and behaviour that enables them to recognise and fulfil their potential, and to make a valuable contribution to their peers and their community.

We are proud to have a culture which is inclusive and collaborative, where our people are valued and supported to lead and develop ground-breaking initiatives with young people and communities at the heart.

The Role

SSF Coordinators are responsible for the ongoing coordination of service delivery in either a designated geographic location or for a specific programme or project. They will act as a critical conduit between strategy and delivery and will work in collaboration with key partners across the SSF delivery network.

SSF coordinators have responsibility for achieving strategic goals of Developing People, Improving Health and Wellbeing and Strengthening Communities.

The Education Through CashBack (ETC) is an SSF training programme, combining youth work and sport to enhance knowledge of the ‘Sport for Change’ approach. ETC is a delivered throughout Scotland, providing accessible accreditation for young people, as well as upskilling practitioners to work with young people at risk.

The Training and Accreditation Coordinator will have overall responsibility for the coordination of the ETC programme. They will be responsible for establishing and maintaining key relationships with partners, and for the ongoing development and evaluation of the ETC programme.

The Training and Accreditation Coordinator will have line management responsibility for Training and Accreditation Administrator(s) and our Education Through CashBack Tutors.

This post will have a national remit and will involve regular travel across Scotland, as well as evening and weekend work.

SSF, in carrying out its functions as a “sport for change” charity delivering programmes to young people across Scotland, is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, and to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against in the planning and delivery of any activities.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Please provide your application form to demonstrate how you meet the person specification, highlighting the relevance of your skills and experience and suitability for the post. Please note, CVs will not be accepted.

For further information or for an informal discussion about the role please contact Martyn Horsfield – / 07912 760 291

To apply for this role, please send your completed application form to:

The closing date for applications is Monday 19th April at 9am.

If selected for interview, these are scheduled for Wednesday 28th April, and will take place remotely