Football Development Officer Vacancy

SHCFA Football Development Officer (Referees) Vacancy

Football Development Officer (Referees)

Sheffield & Hallamshire County Football Association (SHCFA) is looking to appoint a new member of the team to work within Football Development.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to undertake a key SHCFA role as Football Development Officer (Referees). The successful postholder will work as part of the Development team and will primarily be responsible for supporting the development of referees across our region in line with The FA National Game Strategy.  This role will report directly to the Football Development Manager.

We are looking for individuals who have a desire to deliver excellence and who have a positive attitude towards learning and development and helping others within the game. 

Starting salary:  £22,000

Role Purpose: To develop and implement effective recruitment, retention and development strategies for referees across the SHCFA region.  You must have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.  The postholder will be required to hold a full and current driving licence and be available to work some evenings and weekends. The role is 35 hours per week and the successful candidate will be subject to a 6-month probationary period.

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Should you wish to discuss the role, please contact Sarah Wood, Football Development Manager on 0114 2615504.

To apply, please send a covering letter and C.V. explaining why you would be the best candidate for the role to or via post to Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA, 204 Meadowhall Road, Sheffield, S9 1BN, marked FAO Sarah Wood.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 10th October, 5 pm. 

Interviews will take place on Thursday 17th October at Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA Headquarters.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, if you do not hear from us by Tuesday 15th October, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk.  Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through The FA DBS process.  The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. 

Sheffield & Hallamshire CFA is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.