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West Riding County FA Referee Development Officer Post

Our colleagues at West Riding County FA are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated Referee Development Officer (RDO) to join our Referees team....

Your 'can-do' attitude will positively influence the experience of registered referees and seek to engage and deploy new referees.  The role will form a partnership with our existing RDO Mark Haywood and will report to the Football Development Manager.

The applicant will need to be able to demonstrate, both in their application and at interview, their ability to deliver our County FA Vision and Values:


To create enjoyable and lasting memories through football


Simple:               We keep our communication easy to understand and our processes uncomplicated

Transparent:      We make our decisions and actions open, honest and consistent

Accessible:         We are there for when our customers need us

Inclusive:            We ensure that everybody can enjoy the game regardless of individual difference

Relevant:            We understand the views needs and expectations of everyone involved in the game

Care:                   We are passionate about delivering an exceptional football experience

The role holder must also be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, presentation and influencing skills.

The role holder will be expected to work evenings and weekends as and when the business requires.

Application Information

Deadline for applications: 12 noon on Friday 17th June 2016

Interview date: Friday 24th June 2016. You must ensure that you are available for interview upon application.

To apply, please send your application form and covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to

Alternatively, you can send your application marked ‘Private and Confidential’ by post to Jo de Tute, Football Development Manager, West Riding County Football Association, Fleet Lane, Woodlesford, Leeds, LS26 8NX.

It is positively encouraged that should you be interested in applying for the role that you contact Jo de Tute, Football Development Manager on 0113 2821222 (Option 3).

A full job advert and description can be downloaded below. To be successfully shortlisted you must be able, in your application, to demonstrate that you can meet the essential criteria of the role.

As this role involves direct access to young persons under the age of eighteen, within the context of the job or any subsequently related activities or responsibilities, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, which will include a Criminal Records Check to ensure their suitability for the role. West Riding County FA is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. West Riding County FA’s Equality

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