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Vacancy - Disability Football Development Officer

Join our team and help develop disability football across Cheshire.

Disability Football Development Officer

Location: Hartford House, Hartford Moss Recreation Centre, Northwich, CW8 4BG
Closing Date: Monday 12th September 2022
Contract Type: Full-time
Working Hours:

Salary: Circa £24,000-£26,000 (dependent upon experience)

We govern Football across Cheshire and have been doing that since 1878. Now, we are changing our approach to put our clubs, leagues, players, coaches and referees at the forefront of our thinking. These are our volunteers. These are our people. We help to grow the game in Cheshire and develop each and every area of Football.

Cheshire County FA requires a committed and enthusiastic Disability Football Development Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for strategically leading and co-ordinating the Disability football provision across Cheshire. Working in partnership with our Football Development Team, you will play a key role in the delivery of Cheshire FA's Business Strategy and Operational Plan.

Start Date: October 2022

We would encourage all applicants to complete our voluntary Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form, via this link, as part of the application process. The data we collect will be anonymous and confidential and will not be stored or linked to your application in any way. The data helps Cheshire FA to build a more accurate picture of the diversity of the people applying to join the organisation, and to then monitor progress in this area. The link to complete this is in the application form.

You can also read our Equality Policy, here.

Data will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and Cheshire FA's Privacy Policy.

Cheshire FA is committed to, and values the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all our team feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential. We encourage and welcome applications from all, regardless of background and are particularly interested to hear from individuals belonging to under-represented groups including individuals from minoritised communities, all genders identities, individuals with a disability and LGBTQI+ individuals, people of faith and people of all ages. If you are an applicant with a disability who meets the essential requirements of the job, we will interview you.

Cheshire FA are committed to ensuring recruitment decisions will be based on merit with a focus solely on the skills and experience required for the job. Diversity monitoring data will not be used for selection purposes, but will be used to help ensure that policies, practices and procedures promote equality of opportunity.

Should you need any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview stage, please contact us directly via HR@CheshireFA.com

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter (2 sides maximum) outlining how you meet the Role Profile and 'What we are looking for' criteria, by either email or post to:

Daniel Landstrom, Football Development Manager at Cheshire FA via HR@CheshireFA.com

Postal applications are to be addressed; Strictly Private and Confidential, for the attention of Daniel Landstrom, Football Development Manager, Cheshire FA, Hartford House, Moss Farm Recreation Centre, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 4BG.

We would also be very grateful if you can please complete our voluntary Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form, as detailed on page 1, upon submission of your application via this link.

The closing date for applications is MONDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2022

Interviews will be held on TUESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2022

Due to the volume of applications received for most roles, we may only be able to contact candidates if they are shortlisted for interview. If you do not hear from us within five days of the closing date, you should assume your application has not been successful. We aim to provide feedback to shortlisted candidates who are unsuccessful at interview.

However, due to the volume of applications received for most roles, we will unfortunately not provide feedback to those candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Daniel.Landstrom@CheshireFA.com for an informal discussion. 

Please click here to download a role profile and person specification