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2x Vacancies available

The Leicestershire & Rutland County FA is inviting application from passionate, motivated and dedicated individuals for two exciting positions within our Football Development team.

Football Development Officer (Female and Disability) - For this role, we are looking for individuals with the skills, knowledge and passion to work with stakeholders to develop playing opportunities in league, club and recreational environments for players within the both the female and disability player pathways.

Football Development Officer Application pack

Football Development Officer Role Profile

Workforce Development Officer (Referees and Coaches) - For this role, we are looking for individuals with skills, knowledge and experience to implement and execute strategies that support the recruitment, retention and development of referees, whilst also having the ability to develop a programme that supports the ongoing development of grassroots coaches. Whilst experience with a refereeing or coaching environment is not essential, it is highly desirable.

Workforce Development Officer Application pack

Workforce Development Officer Role Profile

Candidates for both roles will be expected to have excellent project management skills, and have the ability to plan, set and achieve multiple objectives to agreed deadlines. You should have a passion to develop inclusive opportunities for all and can work strategically with partners organisations to achieve multiple outcomes. Excellent project management skills, the ability to solve problems both independently and as part of team are key skills needed to be successful.

Both roles will be fixed term until 30th June 2024 with an annual salary of £22,000 - £24,500.

LRCFA is committed to safeguarding children, young people 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 the post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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How to apply

Complete our online application form by no later the 11pm on Sunday 26th September 2021. Please note that no application will be accepted after this time.

Provide the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and return to Please note that completing this form is entirely voluntary.

LRCFA is committed to equality of opportunity for all. We would welcome applications from women, people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities as they are currently underrepresented within the organisation

If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact Shaun Waite, Football Development Lead,