Middlesex Football Association is the not-for-profit governing body of football for the county of Middlesex.
Middlesex FA is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced individual with a passion for grassroots football to join the team. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting 2 and 3-star England Accredited Clubs to apply the key learnings from the Disability Club Training to create their own Disability Football Game Plan. The candidate will then support the club to implement this Game Plan to provide more club-based opportunities for disabled people to play, coach and/or volunteer.
Location: Middlesex FA, Rectory Park, Ruislip Road, Northolt, UB5 5FA. PLEASE NOTE: The role will mainly be home based and requires regular travel across the county.
Closing Date: 5pm on Wednesday 29th March
Vacancy Type: Casual Contract, 50-hours
Middlesex FA is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate 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 the information provided.
• Engage with selected England Football Accredited clubs following their completion of the ‘Disability Club Training’
• Signpost and help clubs access relevant support
• Support clubs to build and sustain relationships with relevant local partners
• Collaborate with County FA staff, national FA staff, and other grassroots football stakeholders
• Maintain records of the support being provided to grassroots clubs
What We Are Looking For
Someone with a demonstrated history and understanding of the grassroots football network, and the ability to build trust and develop effective working relationships with Club Committees. They will need to be an advocate for disability football with an understanding of the challenges and barriers that both players and volunteers can face.
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What We Can Offer
• Access to high-quality training, networking, and personal development opportunities.
• A varied and exciting working life, where you’ll learn about all aspects of grassroots football.
• Holiday entitlement.
• Other benefits.
Equality And Diversity
Middlesex FA promotes inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any requirements in relation to the recruitment or interview process, please include details on the application form.
About The Application And Selection Process
1. Download and complete the APPLICATION FORM, INCLUDING EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY MONITORING FORM, along with a CV and Cover Letter, and return to Daniel Perkins no later than 5pm on Wednesday 29th March. Applications received after deadline will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.
• Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by Tuesday 4th April to arrange a mutually convenient interview time.
• Interviews will be held on Tuesday 18th April. These can be done face to face, or via a Teams call.
• If required, second interviews may be held in order to determine the most suitable candidate for the role.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Daniel Perkins at [email protected] for an informal discussion.