Disabled footballers compete for the ball

Vacancy: Disability Football Development Officer

Northamptonshire FA is seeking an experienced and dedicated Football Development Officer to drive the development of Disability Football within the county.

Contract: Part-time; 0.5 full-time equivalent (17.5 hours)

Salary: £27,077-£31,992 per annum pro rata

Closing Date: Wednesday 5 September

Interview Date: Thursday 13 September

Reporting to the Head of Football Development, the post holder will join a dedicated team of development staff, tasked with increasing and developing participation of all football within the county in line with The FA’s National Game Strategy and the Northamptonshire FA operational plan.

The role is specifically focussed on increasing participation and the number of affiliated teams for people with all types of disabilities within the county. This is a unique and challenging role within the county, requiring someone who is passionate about providing opportunities for people with disabilities.

A full role profile can be downloaded HERE

The post holder will have a strong background in disability sport and services with good knowledge of the current challenges people with disabilities face when accessing high-quality sports opportunities. They must be passionate about the development of disability sport, as well as being an excellent networker who is motivated to drive change and development in this specific area of work.

Along with all other members of county staff, safeguarding must be a high priority and strong knowledge of safe operating practices and the specific needs of people with disabilities should be demonstrable.

The post holder will be expected to work flexibly. A working pattern will be agreed with the successful candidate based upon business requirements.

For an informal discussion about this post, please call Ian Tinto, Head of Football Development, on 07951253209.

To submit your candidacy for this position, please send your CV with a covering letter to:

Ian Tinto, Northamptonshire FA, 9 Duncan Close, Red House Square, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6WL or via email to Ian.Tinto@NorthantsFA.com