Cheshire FA

Vacancy - Football Development Officer (Disability)

Join the team at Cheshire FA.

Cheshire County FA requires a committed and enthusiastic Football Development Officer to oversee the Disability Football Pathway.

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 to ensure football is accessible for ALL.


  • To support delivery of The FA National Game Strategy and the Cheshire FA Business Strategy.
  • To strategically coordinate disability football provision across the Cheshire FA and the local area.
  • To influence and support the growth and retention of disability football.
  • To contribute to the effective implementation of The FA’s Safeguarding Operating Standard for
    County FAs.
  • To comply with FA rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidance that is in place from time to time.


To Apply

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:

Chris Barrow, Football Development Manager at Cheshire FA via

Postal applications are to be addressed; Strictly Private and Confidential, for the attention of Chris Barrow, 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 TUESDAY 29TH AUGUST 2023

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 for an informal discussion.